Summary: A 12-year-old orphan living in the walls of a Paris train station circa 1930 must unravel a mystery involving his late father and a robot. Martin Scorsese directing a kids movie could fall on it's face but the movie works so well that movie is great.
Excerpt: So here's the thing: I may be one of the few people who gets what Hugo is really about and still hates it. Actually, let me rephrase: I greatly dislike the characters. Before I get into that, allow me to back up everything I like and love about the movie.
Excerpt: A young orphan unlocks the secret to the life of a bitter old toy vendor when he tries to steal from his shop. Martin Scorsese tries his very best to ape Jean-Pierre Jeunet in this sickly-sweet homage to the life and work of cinema pioneer Georges Méliès which despite its creative use of 3D and CGI...
Excerpt: Hugo is a film, that is intended to recognise a great film maker, Georges Milies, a French illusionist turned film maker. His visions and an art of drawing pics and incorporating them into films, were trend base for current use of special effects.
Summary: Omg i can't remember being this bored before during a film. Really didnt expect this from director Scorcese...nuff said!! Scorcese has about 3-4 different films in my top 20 list of all time that's why i was shocked.
Summary: Think im missing something here. i dont get the hype over this movie. i found it visually great but seriously boring. it wouldn't hold my attention as a kid and certianly doesn't as a adult. so not sure who likes this and why but ii thought it was a snooze fest,
Excerpt: A truly magical movie! Going into this I had no expectations at all, in fact I knew absolutely nothing about this film. I think this gets the award for my surprise film of 2011. It was fantastic and it just proves the Martin Scorcese is one of the greatest directors of this time or any time.