August is a dumping ground for movies, a time when the multiplexes are flooded with leftover product, as opposed to films. Still, occasionally, a gem sneaks in -- a movie that someone has underestimated. Takers is not that film.
Just a couple of months after it hit the market, Microsoft will kill its Kin phone. It was aimed at socially-minded teens, but teens ignored it. Some reports say that Microsoft sold as few as 500 units. That doesn't sound like a lot.