Articles Tagged 'Martin Scorsese'

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 […]

Martin Scorsese Amasses UK Cast For Next Film

Martin Scorsese is making a 3D children’s film with a British cast. As The Daily Telegraph reports, “Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Christopher Lee, Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Richard Griffiths will appear in the film, Hugo Cabret, alongside actresses Helen McCrory and Frances de la Tour.” Isn’t it ironic that, in his […]