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Hugo (2011)

I really didn't know what to expect when I finally managed to see Hugo. I'd seen the trailers in the cinema and had assumed it was a family movie but that was all I knew. I didn't know the plot details, apart from seeing that an automaton…

Hugo (2011)

Since the massive success of James Cameron's Avatar, 3D has become a key element of today's cinema, despite the mixed reactions. From the "retrofitted" conversions to the actual shooting of the format, 3D is for the most part, a gimmick.…

Hugo (2011)

A boy film historian Martin Scorsese's Hugo is a serious, lush movie made for children and would-be children from a book (by Brian Selznick) that follows from the director's own long preoccupation with preserving the fragile artifacts of…