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gregory-wilson's picture
Mar.26.2014
Hi all,      Just a quick note that nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards will be closing in less than five days (March 31st at 11:59 PDT, to be exact), and the podcast I run with Brad Beaulieu, Speculate!, is eligible to be nominated in the Best Fancast category.  If you’re...
jean-stringam's picture
May.02.2012
I know I'm supposed to adore the movie The Artist.  I know I'm supposed to think of it as an elegant and engaging salute to silent film.  I know if I write a review in which I say it is one of the most self-serving, self-congratulatory bits Hollywood has ever created, that I ...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.24.2012
  photo: Poster, from the movie's Wikipedia page   I wanted to see the Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director, and I knew I had to see it fast before it left the theatre, as this is in the theatre now only because of its Oscar wins.  I can't comment...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.09.2012
  photo: movie poster from Hugo's Wikipedia page   There are many reasons to see Martin Scorsese's movie, Hugo.  I saw it in the theatre, and I knew then that I'd have to buy it when it came out (which it has recently) and watch it again, which I just did.  Here are some...
manny-pacheco's picture
Feb.23.2012
This year's Academy Awards ceremony will feature motion pictures paying homage to  cinema’s fascinating legacy. Many of the top nominees offer interesting back-stories that I’m happy to share with you. * HUGO - Martin Scorsese is committed to movie...
marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Jan.24.2012
Both movies are up for various Academy Awards. Yay!! (Please don't tell me that I have to say why I am saying 'yay'! Please don't make me write the name 'Johnny Depp' for the zillionth time on this lofty blog...) You know what, though -- there are some seriously cool and talented people up for...
vivian-mcinerny's picture
Jan.04.2012
  The fantasy of a Hugo roomWritten by vivianm@oregonhomemagazine.com (mailto:vivianm@oregonhomemagazine.com) ">Vivian McInerny   Wednesday, January 04, 2012   As a kid, I couldn't understand why adults were content to live in boring houses.  I knew that when I was...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.28.2011
I saw the movie, "Hugo", in 3D today. I recommend it. I wasn't familiar with the original book it was based on, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" nor the author, Brian Selznick. I hadn't read reviews of the movie, either. My wife wanted to go and I said, "Okay," and off we went, heading to the theater...
gloria-oliver's picture
Nov.25.2011
  Hugo       Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Christopher Lee, Jude Law, Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Griffiths, Emily Mortimer, Helen McCrory, Frances de la Tour, and more.   Directed by: Martin Scorsese Based on...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Mar.21.2011
In my novel, I include the wonderful and charismatic Victor Hugo. Hugo really did admire Maria Deraismes, my protagonist, although in reality he never did get to meet her. Hugo was such a supporter of equality that he actually exiled himself from France on occasion in protest of the government's...