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Hugo is a Magical Adventure

A scene from “Hugo” courtesy of movieviral.com

By Todd Ford
Hugo
is a joy from start to finish. It’s a colorful, delightful evo­cation of 1930s Paris as play­ground for two fanciful, imag­inative kids – both orphans, one living by his own resources in a train station, the other living with her grandmother and grumpy, peculiar grandfather. It’s full of slapstick chases and funny mo­ments involving dogs. Most kids of all ages should enjoy it.

Definitely see it. Grab the DVD right away and curl up with the whole family. It should be available shortly. The crowd was pretty sparse both times I saw it. But, this isn’t really the type of review I wish to write. I’d rather tell you why it so grabbed me and won’t let go.

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