Most critics praise film’s visuals and performances, although some take issue with its length.
By Eric Ditzian
We’re big “Hugo” fans here in the MTV Newsroom, as we make clear over at Movies Blog, calling Martin Scorsese’s 3-D film a “love letter to cinema” and “like nothing you’ve ever seen from the Oscar-winning filmmaker before.”
We’re not the only ones raving about it. Critics are celebrating the movie’s bold visual style and strong performances. The only issue anyone seems to have with “Hugo” is that there’s just too much of it:
The story — following the young orphan Hugo’s (Asa Butterfield) adventures in a 1930s Parisian metro station, his battles with the station inspector (Sacha Baron Cohen) and his friendship with a girl (Chlo