A film edited by a local student has received a nomination for the best documentary feature Oscar.
With all of 2011’s movies either already on video, there and gone from theaters, or still beckoning moviegoers from marquees through the holiday season, it’s time to salute the cream of this year’s crop.
The fourth of five films in the popular ‘Twilight’ series made it three weekends in a row, taking first place yet again by earning an estimated $17-million.
Yep, director Martin Scorsese, for so long associated with dark crime dramas, delivers an ingenious and enchanting adventure about the early days of the movies. Not only is ‘Hugo’, ostensibly a kidflick, visually mesmerizing, it’s also an enthralling and moving tribute to film artists of an earlier era who worked in a kind of obscurity that modern major moviemakers like Scorsese have long since left behind.