A tacky manipulative offence? A cynical piece of emotional hack work? A shockingly brazen attempt at cashing in on 2996 dead Americans? If only it was that interesting. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is most remarkable for how utterly unengaging it manages to be.
Fox paid a lot to secure the international rights to My Name Is Khan and while its message of understanding and tolerance is one that deserves to be heard, it seems unlikely that it will have a lot of crossover appeal- particularly with the storm of controversy surrounding its reception in Mumba