Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Blu-ray Review

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“It’s never going to make sense because it doesn’t make sense and it can never make sense”

Based on a 2005 book by Jonathan Safran Foer, this movie is a sensitive, compelling and powerful story of a young boy seeking to come to terms with the death of his father in the 911 attacks.

Boasting a cast that includes Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock and Max von Sydow, the starring role goes total unknown Thomas Horn. He plays Oskar, an intense borderline Aspergeric child who sees the world through different eyes to most people around him. Afraid to communicate and living in a city he finds uncomfortably noisy and full of things that frighten him, he just wants it all to make sense. Forrest Gump this is not, but the almost simplistic world that Oskar inhabits is in some ways similar.

Set in New York the year after the attacks, Oskar is looking in his father’s closet and discovers a key hidden inside a vase. He decides that if he can find the...


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OnTheFly

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Yep. Saw this at the cinema and really enjoyed it. There are many tender moments in this film, some not immediately apparent.
 

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