Just as Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" is popularizing George Melies, Cannes topper Thierry Fremaux was in Madrid recently at the Filmoteca Espanola's Cine Dore to underscore the efforts of two other…
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" took top honors but "Rango" took most honors of any feature at the Visual Effects Society Awards on Tuesday night.
For "Hugo" editor Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese resurrecting the story of George Melies was similar to the preservation work Scorsese has done on pics by her late husband Michael Powell.
Technology and infinite patience form the alchemist's stone that turns celluloid dross into cinematic gold in "The Extraordinary Voyage," Serge Bromberg's and Eric Lange's tale of preservation magic.
The first 10 minutes of Martin Scorsese's latest feature "Hugo" is an overture of sorts.
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