The Hugo Movie Companion: A Behind the Scenes Look at How a Beloved Book Became a Major Motion Picture by Brian SelznickA companion book-and much more!-to Martin Scorseses movie of the #1 bestseller and Caldecott Medal Winner.
Brian Selznick takes readers on an intimate tour of the movie-making process as his Caldecott Award-winning book The Invention of Hugo Cabret is turned into a 3-D major motion picture by Academy Award-winning director, Martin Scorsese, written by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, John Logan.
Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs from the movie, and filled with fun, informative interviews of the cast and crew, comparisons of artwork from the book alongside people, props, costumes, and sets from the movie, plus fascinating information about automatons, filmmaking pioneer Georges Melies, and an essay on the birth of movies written by Martin Scorsese, The Hugo Movie Companion beautifully extends the experience of the book and the movie, and is a must-have for fans of all ages.
Hugo - Movie Review by Chris Stuckmann
MOVIE REVIEW: Hugo
T he families we most associate with Martin Scorsese are the five criminal ones that make up the mafia in the United States, and both they and Scorsese's films deal in violence involving pain and death. His new film, however, aims to entrance every member of every family, and it centres on the great art form that over the past century became the great family entertainment: the cinema. A dramatic pursuit many see as essentially violent and once described by the art theorist Herbert Read as "a chisel of light cutting into the reality of objects", it is created with a demand for "Action! Based on The Invention of Hugo Cabret , a beautiful book, half graphic novel, half prose tale, by Brian Selznick, the movie is a delightful fable. Its various subjects include magic, tradition, respect for the past and affection between generations, all bound up in the history of the cinema and the machinery invented to capture images on strips of film and project them on screens.
Hugo () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more Hugo introduces Isabelle to the movies, which her godfather has never let her see. They sneak into.
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Common Sense says
Hugo is a historical adventure drama film directed and produced by Martin Scorsese , and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick 's book The Invention of Hugo Cabret , it tells the story of a boy who lives alone in the Gare Montparnasse railway station in Paris in the s. Hugo is Scorsese's first film shot in 3D , about which the filmmaker remarked, "I found 3D to be really interesting, because the actors were more upfront emotionally.