EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Movies like Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close are difficult to review.  On the one hand, part of me wants to rip Stephen Daldry’s film to shreds and call it a manipulative, corny, over-the-top, Oscar-seeking mess.  But the other part of …

5 Clips from EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

     December 30, 2011

Warner Bros. has released five clips from Stephen Daldry‘s adaptation of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  I found the film surprisingly moving and well-made, but I recognize that it’s one of the most divisive flicks this year.  The people who …

EXTREMLY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE Review

     March 1, 2012

September 11th, like any tragedy, can be easily exploited.  It can be exploited for profit, for political gain, and for an easy strike at your emotional soft spots.  But it can also be handled in a mature, thoughtful manner like …

First Image from EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

     August 10, 2011

Warner Bros. thinks they have a serious Oscar contender this year with Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and it’s not tough to see why.  You’ve got a thrice Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry (The Reader), Oscar-winning leads Tom Hanks and Sandra …