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    Review: 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' Is Often Moving But Insufficiently Effective

    Oskar Schell, the protagonist of "Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close," isn’t like other boys. Sure, he likes laughing and junk food and having a good time like the other kids. But this overly precocious ten year old is more of an Encyclopedia Brown in training. With the guidance of his father, he p...

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    Stephen Daldry Hopes To Make Long-Gestating 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' As 8-Hour HBO Series

    This year marks a full decade since Michael Chabon's masterpiece "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay," a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel telling the story of America in the 1930s and 1940s through the eyes of two Jewish comic book creators, was published. And as tends to happen...

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    A Heap Of New Images From Stephen Daldry's Post 9/11 Drama 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close'

    The Academy loves Stephen Daldry. Every film he has directed thus far -- "Billy Elliot," "The Hours" and "The Reader" -- has been nominated for Best Director, with the last two also taking Best Picture nods, in addition to a host of other honors. And, even though D...

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    ‘War Horse’ Screenwriter Richard Curtis Talks About ‘Trash,’ A Project For ‘Extremely Loud’ Director Stephen Daldry

    Richard Curtis -- who wrote "Four Weddings and a Funeral, "Bridget Jones's Diary" and directed "Love Actually" and "Pirate Radio" -- has much to celebrate with his adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's "War Horse" hitting theaters later this month, but he's not taking any time off. He's already hard at w...

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    Richard Curtis To Write 'Trash' For Stephen Daldry To Direct

    With the names Richard Curtis ("Love Actually," "Four Weddings And A Funeral") and Stephen Daldry ("The Hours," "Billy Elliot") attached, you might think this is automatic Oscar bait, but what they're cooking up together looks like more of an adventure film with some serious cred behind it.

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    Viola Davis & Jeffrey Wright Join 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'

    After a superb debut a decade ago with "Billy Elliot," it looked like theatre director Stephen Daldry could become a real force in the cinema world. But while his films have undoubtedly become regular awards bait, the quality seems to slip with each picture: "The Hours" has a rich ensemble, but they...

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    John Goodman Joins 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' With Sandra Bullock & Tom Hanks

    Adaptation Aiming For Fall Release That Will Coincide With 10 Year Anniversary Of 9/11Looks like John Goodman is on a bit of a roll.

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    Wiz Kid Thomas Horn Lands Child Genius Role In 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'

    Take that, Ken Jennings. 12-year-old Thomas Horn, who wowed America (OK, the American that watches "Jeopardy!"), in October by taking home $31,800 on the game show has now parlayed that turn into a feature film career, landing the plum lead role in Stephen Daldry's adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foe...

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