Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Reviews

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March 2, 2012
In the end, the movie is about healing and coming to understand that some things can't be explained.
February 14, 2012
Less a film about communication, in the end, than one with its fingers in its ears.
January 20, 2012
...the cure for Oskar's severe case of shell-shock, in Eric Roth's adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, seems artificial and contrived to me.
January 20, 2012
"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" is the kind of movie you want to punch in the nose.
January 20, 2012
If imagining a city where people open their doors (or don't) to a boy with a key and a ton of questions is sentimental ... then it is vitally, beautifully so.
January 20, 2012
Stephen Daldry's extremely labored and incredibly crass adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's novel.
January 19, 2012
The difficulty is mainly with the story, which despite all the emotion hovering around it, remains thin and uninvolving.
January 19, 2012
[It] gets far too cute.
January 19, 2012
It's a genuinely moving and often lovely piece of work - beautifully acted and, ultimately, earning its tears.
January 19, 2012
The movie forgoes Foer's ambitious tweeness and presents Oskar's outbursts and moodiness - that precociousness - as a disorder.
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