Hugo (2011)

I watched this last year in November on a flight to Hong Kong and this was such a captivating movie even just on a tiny screen. I finally bought the Bluray during Boxing Day and got around to watching it on actual HD. It was even more captivating. My eyes were glued to the TV the whole time. The magic of Georges Melies imagination combined with the story of Hugo`s desire to find his part in the world still makes it one of my faves. I had to re-post the review from then. Everything I said still applies! Check it out! 🙂

Tranquil Dreams

The third movie on my plane ride and I’m at a loss of words.  Hugo is a masterpiece in whole.  I had wanted to watch Hugo for a long time but never found the chance.  Now I know that I missed out.

Let’s not get ahead of myself here. Hugo Cabret is about a young boy who runs the clocks in the train station of Paris. He is searching for missing pieces to find the secret message that he believes his father left him.  This search allows him to meet the owner of a toy shop at the train station called Georges Melies (Ben Kingsley) and his goddaughter  Isabelle (Chloe Grace Moretz). The story is a story full of themes of finding passion, adventure and magic. Hugo has to find his purpose at the same time as he believes that if he found out this message…

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