August 21, 2010

Marty Meets Melies

What's the best movie news I've heard in awhile?

Martin Scorsese is adapting Brian Selznick's THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET!

I'm half-way through this gorgeous book and it's simply wonderful. Part novel, part black and white picture book, it's like a silent film in literary form. And of course, the storyline involves a certain French filmmaker and master of the fantastic...

Marty is making a children's film! And if the source novel and Scorsese's well-known love for movie history is anything to go by, it has the potential to be a masterpiece. Scorsese fans and silent movie geeks rejoice!

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