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Hugo (movie)

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  • Reel Critics: 'Ender's Game' is kids' stuff

    Reel Critics: 'Ender's Game' is kids' stuff
    Asa Butterfield is the starry-eyed young actor who played the lead role in the Oscar-nominated "Hugo." He jumps up several levels to play Ender Wiggin, a pre-teen of the future called upon to save Earth from attack by insect-like alien invaders. Based...
  • Asa Butterfield defies gravity and age in 'Ender's Game'

    Asa Butterfield defies gravity and age in 'Ender's Game'
    It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer. Orson Scott Card's...
  • Playing to save the world in 'Ender's Game' ★★ 1/2

    Playing to save the world in 'Ender's Game' ★&#9733 1/2
    In step with its sensitive, tactically brilliant 12-year-old hero, "Ender's Game" is a bit of a tweener, neither triumph nor disaster, a war-games fantasy with a use-by date of Nov. 22, when the new "Hunger Games" movie comes out. Its central action...
  • Film Review: 'Ender's Game'

    An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't...
  • 'Gravity': Sandra Bullock space saga attracts stellar reviews

    Film critics are over the moon for "Gravity," director Alfonso CuarĂ³n's orbital drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as a pair of astronauts stranded in space trying to find their way home. Since the movie's premiere at the Venice Film...
  • Success of 'Gravity' is a reminder of our favorite space films

    "Gravity" made history this weekend as it defied industry expectations and shot to No. 1 at the box office, posting the highest October opening ever ($55.6 million). Much has been made of the film, both critically and by audiences, for its revolutionary...
  • BAFTA L.A. to honor Sacha Baron Cohen at Britannia Awards

    Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat," "The Dictator") is this year's recipient of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for excellence in comedy. The actor-writer-producer will receive the honor Nov. 9 at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at the Beverly...
  • New York Film Fest: Topper's First Slate Full of Surprises

    When Kent Jones took the reins of the New York Film Festival last year from its leader of 25 years, Richard Pena all eyes were focused on how his stewardship would shift the tenor, tone and aesthetic of the venerable 50-year-old fest. Now, with the full...
  • Film Review: 'The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet'

    In a satisfying confluence of source material and director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet brings his signature abundance to bear on the richly stuffed adventures of Tecumseh Sparrow Spivet, Reif Larsen's pint-sized Montana whiz kid whose genius gets him to the...
  • New York Film Festival attracts the spotlight

    NEW YORK — For years, the New York Film Festival was a quaint afterthought on the fall festival circuit, good for locals to catch up on indie titles but devoid of much Hollywood fizz. Not anymore. The Lincoln Center event has become an...
  • Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes to receive tributes at NYFF

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be honored with gala tribute events during the upcoming New York Film Festival. Fiennes and Blanchett appeared together onscreen in the 1997 film "Oscar and Lucinda....