Not exactly what I expected

By suebea
Written November 24, 2011
This was a sweet movie with elements that I hadn't anticipated. Added some interest but had me puzzled for a bit....parts of it seemed more like a history lesson. There were some slow parts, but was also fun and amusing.
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HUGO in 3D

By RFolz
Written December 16, 2011
This was a great story within a story with serveral side stories. You get to figure out a mystery with HUGO and his friend Isabelle, while learning of their lives in Paris. The movie brings back films from yesteryear and gives us a taste of what watching a "picture show" was like for people when they were first invented. Ironic to this is the realization that you are watching one of the newest forms of advanced 3D movies with the old style being featured. Very cool!! Great 3D special effects and a good family film to boot!
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Blown away

By dadinkel
Written November 24, 2011
Imagine this: Martin Scorsese has created a movie for people who have an IQ higher than 40. The movie soars visually, and the screenplay and way it tells the story of the "invention" of cinema is touching and struck a very deep chord in my soul. I loved this movie. I probably will never be a fan of 3D -- and my one quibble with the movie is I found myself wondering, "How beautiful would the sets have been if they'd been actually filmed on location in the streets of Paris?"
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Interesting and charming

By Roxyz
Written November 26, 2011
I saw this in 3D and it's one of the best movies I've seen in 3D. It uses the technology well. The movie itself was likable and kept my interest. Well worth the money.
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Like the book? You'll love the movie!

By KrystineM
Written November 25, 2011
I hadto read this book for class this summer. This movie is very similar to the book and does a geat job keeping the original feel of the book. If you haven't read the book, you will still like the movie. Just be aware that young kids will not understand what is happening.
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