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Hugo Trailer Is Here
Martin Scorsese does Hugo Cabret

15 July 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Apple

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Hugo Trailer Is Here

Here’s something we didn’t expect to see crop up today… The first trailer for Hugo, AKA Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, has arrived online and can be watched over at Apple.

The film, based on Brian Selznick’s bestseller, finds young orphan Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) living in the walls of a Parisian train station in 1930’s Paris. He’s endlessly trying to unlock the mystery surrounding his father (Jude Law)’s wondrous inventions. He has only a few elements to go on, most notably the heart-shaped lock that requires a special key.

Then one day he meets Isabelle (Chloe Moretz), an eccentric young girl with a taste for adventure that matches his own and – crucially – a key that seems to fit the lock.

Along the way, he’ll have to avoid the clutches of the uptight station inspector (Sacha Baron Cohen) and figure out how his life is linked to a cranky toyshop owner.

Based on this trailer, this is definitely something different from Scorsese (we’re not sure we ever expected to see a shot of a dog reacting to a slapstick pratfall from the director of Mean Streets), though he’s never been the sort of director you could pin down to one genre. And he’s clearly been channelling a little Spielberg twinkle here. Also, the trailer music from Legend Of The Guardians.

It definitely promises to be spectacular and Scorsese has, naturally, assembled quite the ensemble, with Emily Mortimer, Helen McCrory, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Ray Winstone, Richard Griffiths, Boardwalk Empire's Michael Stuhlbarg and more bolstering the ranks.

Check out the trailer and let us know your thoughts. Hugo will be out on December 2.


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Not convinced
the production looks great but i don't think scorsese knows how to handle kids. Of course chloe's great but she's a hell of a lot more wooden than we're used to, and the other kid is just a bit shit. It'll be another Philosopher's Stone, ie. technically marvellous but lacking. Less marketable than potter More

Posted by Harry PJ at 11:51 on 17 July 2011 | Report This Post

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Posted by burtbondy at 11:05 on 17 July 2011 | Report This Post

I'm kind of curious to see this movie, but that has to be the most awkward editing for a trailer I think I've seen in a long while... More

Posted by Kmadden2004 at 19:09 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Praying for this film to be good
This trailer leaves me a bit underwhelmed because of my extremely high hopes for the film, it is my favorite book and when i found out it was being directed by one of the most acclaimed directors alive today i was very happy. I hope when December rolls around I'll be satisfied with the adaptation. More

Posted by danob at 18:42 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Chloe Moretz
She just doesn't stop, does she? A ridiculous level of talent. More

Posted by colmshan1990 at 18:06 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Scorsese
Not so sure.....it has the magic and charm nailed down, and would be worth a look-in, but I can't help but feel it's just going to be another kid's adventure tale. Scorsese should stick to crime. More

Posted by TheColumnist at 14:15 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Trailer Music
The music may be in the Legend of the Guardians trailer, but it is called Kings and Queens by 30 Seconds to Mars. More

Posted by iwantbitty at 12:13 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Hugo Trailer Is Here
This trailer exudes the charm and magic that such a story needs. Needless to say, it'll be very interesting and potentially very rewarding to see Scorsese's first foray into both 3D and family films. More

Posted by Quentin Black at 11:36 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Nice to see Officer Crabtree from 'Allo 'Allo getting some work More

Posted by timmcollins at 10:00 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Does it have to be Raging Bull?
I will certainly be taking my family to watch this. Never thought I'd say that for a film by Marty. More

Posted by Daniel_House_Lost at 09:47 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post

Not exactly Raging Bull
But if Scorsese is involved, it's always worth a look, right? More

Posted by lona_no_friends at 03:20 on 15 July 2011 | Report This Post


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