Friday, February 10, 2012


Director   Martin   Scorsese’s   masterpiece   “Hugo”   receives   11    Oscar    nominations  which include Best Picture,  Best Director,  Best  Original  Music,  Best  Cinematography, Best Editing , Best Production Design,  Best Costume Design, Best Make-up & Hair –Best Sound  –  Philip  Stockton,  Eugene  Gearty,  Tom Fleischman,  John  Midgley,  and   Best Special Visual Effects .

Acknowledging all the nominations, Director Martin Scorsese said: “I am deeply honored to have been nominated by the Academy for my work on Hugo. Every picture is a challenge, and this one - where I was working with 3D,  HD  and  Sacha  Baron  Cohen  for  the  first  time -  was  no  exception.  It's  a wonderful feeling to  know  that you've been recognized by the people in your industry. I congratulate my fellow nominees. It's an impressive list, and I'm in excellent company.”

Set in the 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father from whom he receives a hidden message and an automation.
Based on the bookThe Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick, it is about a 12-year-old orphan who lives in the peripheries of a Paris train station in 1930 and a mystery surrounding Hugo, his late father and a robot.

The cast of Hugo is led by Ben Kingsley as Georges Melies, Sacha Baron Cohen as Station Inspector, Asa Butterfield as Hugo Cabret, Chloe Grace Moretz as Isabelle, Ray Winstone as Uncle Claude, Emily Mortimer as Lisette, Christopher Lee as Monsieur Labisse, Helen McCrory, Michael Stuhlbarg, Frances de la TourRichard Griffiths, Jude Law, Kevin Eldon, Gulliver McGrath, and Shaun Aylward.

The movie ”Hugo”  is  distributed locally by United International Pictures thru Solar Entertainment Corporation. A Pre-Valentine treat showing at your favorite theaters on February 15.X Beta I'm Watching This!
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