"Hugo" is an imaginative and elegant fantasy adventure movie that transports the audience to the dawn of cinema.
Main Cast: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley
Supporting Cast: Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Jude Law, Christopher Lee, Sacha Baron Cohen
Director: Martin Scorsese
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Released By: UIP-Solar for Paramount Pictures
MTRCB Rating: GP
Opening Date: February 15, 2012
Gist: Set in 1930s, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station in Paris is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father, an automaton and a missing heart shaped key.
The Positive: The director of "Mean Streets," "Raging Bull," "Goodfellas" and "The Departed" went out of his element by making a family film so innocent and elegant it will take your breath away. A magical masterpiece, "Hugo" is undoubtedly Scorsese's biggest contribution to cinema for its deeper meaning.
The Negative: May appear as an Oscar-bait movie to some because of its "film preservation" theme.
STARMOMETER SCORE: 9/10
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