Saturday, November 26, 2011

In Theaters : HUGO (2011)

Official Synopsis : Throughout his extraordinary career, Academy Award-wining director Martin Scorsese has brought his unique vision and dazzling gifts to life in a series of unforgettable films. This holiday season the legendary storyteller invites you to join him on a thrilling journey to a magical world with his first-ever 3-D film, based on Brian Selznick's award-winning, imaginative New York Times best-seller, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Hugo is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those around him, and reveal a safe and loving place he can call home.

Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama

What to Expect : A truly overwhelming spectacle, a visual feast and an uplifting adventure executed with the great passion for cinema that Martin Scorsese always infuses into his works.

Critical Response : Positive. Rarely do you get to see a movie receive so many positive reviews, but "Hugo" is one of those movies. According to critics, this is a dazzling holiday movie filled with astonishing visuals and treating the audience to Scorsese's immersive storytelling. This being his first all-out family film, you could say he's done a pretty good job. Rated 97% on Rottentomatoes.com from 103 positive and 3 negative reviews.

More Details : 

  • Starring : Asa Butterfield, ChloĆ« Grace Moretz, Johnny Depp, Michael Pitt, Jude Law, Christopher Lee, Emily Mortimer, Ben Kingsley, Ray Winstone, Sacha Baron Cohen.

  • Director : Martin Scorsese ("Gangs of New York", "The Aviator").

  • Screenplay : John Logan ("Gladiator", "The Last Samurai"), based on the book by Brian Selznick.

  • Running Time : 127 min.

  • Rating : PG for mild thematic material, some action/peril and smoking.

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