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Ender’s Game author hopes you won’t hold homophobia against him

Orson Scott Card, author of the sci-fi novel Ender’s Game, has made no secret of his opposition to same-sex marriage. This hasn’t been great for the publicity team behind the upcoming film adaptation of his book. In the wake of America’s recent – and ground-breaking – Supreme Court rulings, Card issued a statement to EW, […]

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The magic man – Hugo review

Hugo – Starring Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Rated PG. Originally published January 11, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. Hugo arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia May 23, 2012. Martin Scorsese is arguably cinema’s biggest fanboy. The cliché is that he’s only concerned with telling tales of gangsters getting by in his native New York. However, he’s […]

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The magic man – Hugo review

Hugo – Starring Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Martin Scorsese is arguably cinema’s biggest fanboy. The cliché is that he’s only concerned with telling tales of gangsters getting by in his native New York. However, he’s spent more of his time saving legendary […]

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Hailee Steinfeld in talks for Ender’s Game

Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) is in talks to star in Gavin Hood‘s upcoming adaption of the sci-fi novel Ender’s Game. According to Variety, Steinfeld is close to signing on as Petra Arkanian, ally of the eponymous Ender (to be played by Hugo‘s Asa Butterfield). Written by Orson Scott Card in 1985, Ender’s Game […]

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Trailer Debut: Hugo

The trailer for Martin Scorsese‘s 3-D family adventure Hugo has debuted online. Formerly titled Hugo Cabret (and The Invention of Hugo Cabret before that), it is based on the much-loved book by Brian Selznick. Asa Butterfield stars as the eponymous orphan who befriends a young girl (Chloe Moretz) and discovers the invention of an old eccentric (Ben Kingsley). […]

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Martin Scorsese’s Hugo Cabret gets title change

At the beginning of the year, we called Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Brian Selznick’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret the third most exciting film of 2011. After having the title shortened to just Hugo Cabret, the picture has once again been christened to the much sleeker and more character efficient Hugo. We imagine a […]

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