The Invention of Hugo Cabret

2011 was a year centered firmly on both endings and beginnings, returns to greatness, nostalgic looks back, and terrifying looks forward. The year gave us stories centered on stars and filmakers of the past, the first silent film of the new millennium, and treatises on life, death, mental illness, and the end of the world.

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Refusing to be a slave to the holiday season we offer you more random awesomeness for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday.

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Hugo

by mr sparkle on November 23, 2011 · 0 comments

in Film,Media Rack

The medium of 3D Video is almost constantly under attack from the general public, and this is not completely unfair. Studios saw the unbelievable success of Avatar as an easy answer to falling Box Office grosses, and exploited it as a gimmick that rarely justified movie-goers of the extra few bucks.

But there’s no reason the extra dimension in 3D should be considered a detriment, filmmakers just need to figure out how best to use it. But after many of them have failed to create much with this new layer in movies, it should be no surprise that, with Hugo, unquestionable Filmmaking Master and ecstatic Film Historian Martin Scorsese would figure out a way to take full advantage of 3D in a way that is just as important to storytelling as cinematography, Mise en scene, and anything else you would find in a 2D film.

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