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Hugo Reviews

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January 9, 2018
Scorsese luxuriates in artifice, but at its generous best Hugo offers a lovely instance of technology made human and spun from one generation to the next.
September 27, 2017
Beyond its value as a technical marvel, Hugo's most rewarding aspect may be the spirit of kindness and community that fills the final act.
September 18, 2017
A wonderful film about film cloaked in an emotional and deeply rewarding, multi-layered children's tale .
September 6, 2017
Hugo is a pleasurable love letter to the art of film-making and a tribute to the early days of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2017
I can't imagine loving movies and not loving Hugo.
January 7, 2016
A gorgeous, moving and amorous love letter to the very cinema it is born from, and a celebration of the youthful wonder that is concealed in everyone - yes, even those of us resolved to the cynicism of adult thinking.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 7, 2015
But once the "Cinema Paradiso"-esque celluloid nostalgia bits kick in, it makes total sense why he succumbed to paying lip service to family entertainment in order to make the movie he really wanted to make.
September 25, 2013
"Hugo" is a magical cinematic experience, and a masterpiece so unlike anything Scorsese has made before. Captivating and original, it is the director's most human film yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
May 26, 2013
Henceforth when people speak of movie magic they will think instantly of Martin Scorsese's mind-blowing 'Hugo.'
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 4, 2013
Scorsese's moving and magical tribute to the pioneers of filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 28, 2012
A children's film for grownups - grownup film buffs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 22, 2012
A luminous triumph that may just remind you why our hearts leap when the lights go down in a movie theater.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 18, 2012
Scorsese is a master storyteller and one of the best directors working today. He doesn't need a gimmick like 3-D to prove this. His films speak more than enough for themselves and "Hugo" is no exception.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 8, 2012
It's an ode to cinema; it's everything that modern cinematic audiences take for granted. This film is Scorsese's gift to an audience that isn't old enough to have ever heard his name.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 8, 2012
If you've become a little cynical about going to movies due to inflated ticket prices, Michael Bay films and chatty audiences, Hugo may restore your faith in the wonder of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 28, 2012
a paean to the birth and continual rebirth of movie magic
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 27, 2012
One of the year's very best, Hugo is a rousing, moving, poignant tale being told on many more levels than what is seen on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
February 26, 2012
...not only pays tribute to the splendors of filmmaking by talking about them but by demonstrating them. It's a picture for film lovers of all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 24, 2012
the most soulful, most personal fiction film in [Scorsese's] career
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 23, 2012
Hugo is far too charming, welcoming and beautiful to look at to be dismissed as one of those films that critics adore but audiences ignore.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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