There are enough unexpected delights, such as repurposing "Video Killed the Radio Star" during a critical moment between Margot and Daniel, to keep us interested in their drawn-out, teasing, tantalizing courtship.
By never standing back from Margot, the movie courts vagueness as well.
Ed GonzalezSlant Magazine
Take This Waltz is full of chance encounters, some less likely than a lobby with nine hundred windows or a bed where the moon has been sweating.
Williams embodies Margot's inner turmoil with an unfussy sense of terrified instability.
Keith UhlichTime Out
The troubling turns the story takes, which are meant as a rebuke to happily-ever-after stereotypes, are much more interesting in conception than they are in execution.
The Hollywood Reporter
This sophomore feature is a stumble backwards in terms of maturity.