An 'Incredibly Close' Look at Sept. 11 Movies

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Carefully and methodically, Hollywood continues to test the post-9/11 waters with films about the 2001 tragedy, whether directly or indirectly. The arrival of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close embodies our continuing efforts to understand and recreate the fateful events of that September day, explore the ripple effects on those affected by the disaster – and, for some, arguably exploit the incident for dramatic effect. We break down some of the more notable 9/11 films…