10/14/11: ‘Take Shelter’ lives up to advance word. Mesmerizing performance by Michael Shannon, with very strong support by Jessica Chastain, and great visual storytelling by writer/director Jeff Nichols. Opens next week at the Landmark Magnolia and Angelika Plano.
Peter A. Martin
Raised in Los Angeles repertory movie houses before spending a decade in tiny Manhattan cinemas, Peter Martin has been freely roaming in DFW multiplexes and art houses for most of the 21st Century. Founder and Editor of Dallas Film Now, Peter also serves as Managing Editor for ScreenAnarchy.com and is a contributing writer for Movies.com, Fandango, and other print and online publications. He is a proud member of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Film Critics Association. View all posts by Peter A. Martin