“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Max Von Sydow)
What’s It About: Based on the novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” follows Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn), a young boy who — after losing his father (Tom Hanks) in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 — finds a key in his dad’s closet. With the help of a mysterious older man named “The… Continue reading What Is 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close'? Oscar Nominees 2012 Guide
Review in a Hurry: Tom Hanks mugs irritatingly as a dorky dad for a few minutes, then dies in the World Trade Center on 9-11. His kid, who may or may not have Asperger’s (in a cop-out kind of way, we’re told that tests were inconclusive), spends the… Continue reading Movie Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Is Extremely Irritating and Incredibly Dull
Hopefully you want to spend at least some part of your Christmas holiday at the movie theater. A whopping six films open in wide release between now and Dec. 25, with another two arriving in limited-run availability. Toss in expansions for both ‘The Artist’ and ‘My Week With Marilyn,’ and you’ve got a checklist of movies that nearly everyone in your family can enjoy. Your Weekend… Continue reading New Releases: 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol,' 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' 'The Adventures of Tintin,' 'We Bought a Zoo,' 'War Horse,' 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'
Peek behind the Moviefone HQ curtain: your trusty editors were just discussing what 2011 film will emerge as the Best Picture frontrunner moments ago! Will it be the George Clooney-led family drama ‘The Descendants’? Perhaps ‘The Artist,’ with backing from Harvey Weinstein? Maybe presumed Oscar-bait ‘War Horse’ from director Steven Spielberg? Or could it be ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,’ director Stephen Daldry’s adaptation of the best-selling book by Jonathan… Continue reading The Trailer for Oscar Contender 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' Will Probably Make You Cry