Articles Tagged 'Hugo'

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Sacha Baron Cohen Films You Can View Online

At one point, comedic-actor Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from high profile events because of his brash antics and pranks. But, this time around, he is an honoree at the Britannia Awards, taking place on Saturday, November 9 (airing on BBC AMERICA on Sunday, November 10 at 9/8c). We’ll be interested to hear Cohen’s speech when […]

‘Hugo’s Asa Butterfield and Sir Ben Kingsley to Reunite in ‘Ender’s Game’

Asa Butterfield, the 14-year-old British actor who’s been winning effusive praise for his portrayal of the title character in director Martin Scorsese‘s epic Hugo, will re-team with Sir Ben Kingsley in the new film Ender’s Game which begins shooting next month. “That’s going to be incredible, reuniting with him,” says Butterfield pointing out that the […]

Why the Paris of ‘Hugo’ Sounds a Lot Like London

Martin Scorsese’s new 3D children’s epic Hugo is out now with a cast dominated by Brits. An interesting fact given that it’s inspired by a children’s best-seller written by an American author — and set among the French in 1930’s Paris. Sir Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, and Jude Law are […]

Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg Are Going British

Two of America’s greatest living film directors are going British this holiday season. Both Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg have shot their new movies in England. Scorsese’s Hugo, which is in theaters now, is a luminous, 3-D family film about an orphaned boy who lives in a Paris train station. While it’s an adventure tale involving mysteries of identity, […]

14-Year Old Brit Asa Butterfield Carries Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’

Martin Scorsese’s new film Hugo relies heavily on the talents of 14-year-old British actor Asa Butterfield who, as the title character, appears in virtually every scene. But for Butterfield, who began acting seven years ago, there was never a moment when he thought he might not be able to pull it off. “You can’t afford […]