Friday, March 2, 2012
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Hugo Blu-ray (PG)
Movie: 4 stars out of 4
Disc: 4 stars out of 4
Receiving 11 Oscar nominations and winning five, "Hugo" is a film about movies that transcends age, class, race and gender and offers further proof that Martin Scorsese is the world's greatest living filmmaker. Based on the fable/novel by Brian Selznick and adapted by John Logan, "Hugo" starts with a story about the orphaned titled character who lives in a Paris train station but slowly morphs into homage to the birth of motion pictures and one of its long-forgotten innovators. It is an unqualified masterpiece on every level and is easily the finest family-friendly movie produced in the last 50 years.
Technical specs: aspect ratio: Widescreen (1080p/1.85:1), audio: English (7.1 DTS-HD MA), French, Portuguese, Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), subtitles: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
Special features include:
-- 5 featurettes
-- Additional DVD and Digital Copy disc
-- Ultraviolet instant stream option