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Taking Woodstock critic rating (ibnlive.com): 3.5
Taking Woodstock review by Times of India
Taking Woodstock critic rating (Times of India): 3
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Taking Woodstock critic rating (DNA India): 3
 
 

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Taking Woodstock  (2009 - English)

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Taking Woodstock cumulative rating: 2.9 out of 52.9/5 (24 users)

Taking Woodstock critics rating: 3.15 out of 5 3.15/5 (3 critics)

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  • Aakash Barvalia

    Taking Woodstock rating: 6 out of 10

    By Aakash Barvalia(24 Oct 2009)

    Something different!

    “Taking Woodstock”, directed by the very talented Director, Mr. Ang Lee. By just directing 12 films, he has won himself an Oscar, plus another 67 wins and 41 nominations. An extreme great talented person!

    Some of his works are, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Hulk; Brokeback Mountain; and etc.

    All of his films are something or the other very different, not from the story, but from his presenting style. After watching “Taking Woodstock”, I felt the same, how does he do that? The story is somewhat very simple, but the way ... » read more

  • Divya Arora

    Taking Woodstock rating: 7 out of 10

    By Divya Arora(29 Oct 2009)

    A personal story

    Taking Woodstock is a personal story about a young man finding himself at a time when his generation was trying to do that throughout the world. It is not a "docudrama" about the event, so people expecting to relive the Woodstock festival, take note.
    Elliot's struggles and evolution through this unique event are another of Ang Lee's wonderfully textured allegories. That this fellow raised in China can so pointedly create the full emotional spectrum of the "youth movement" of that time is a testament to his artistry.

    This movie takes ... » read more

  • Anonymous

    Taking Woodstock rating: 0 out of 10

    By Anonymous (29 Oct 2009)

    Can’t Reach Beyond Mediocrity

    As a fan of Ang Lee, Dimitri Martin, and Emile Hirsch I hoped that movie was seeing, but I was let down.

    This movie was cheesy, it had all these moments that were supposed to be of great importance but they just didn't live up to that. This is one of those movies that really could have been great, it was knocking on the door of greatness but too many of the pieces didn't fit. I felt that a number of the actors thought that they were in a different film, everyone was playing to their own beat and because of that we were left ... » read more

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