Blogger Angela Reynolds

Hugo is huge

Not often do I wholeheartedly approve of a book-to-movie production, but upon seeing HUGO, the movie adaptation of Brian Selznick’s The Invention of Hugo Cabret, I felt like shouting “Bravo!” I have to drive at least 30 minutes to get to a movie theatre, so I must admit that I don’t get out much to experience the silver screen. Most often, what I do see is based on books I’ve read. The last few movies I took the trouble to go see were Harry Potter or Twilight films. I just wait for the DVD (sitting at home on my couch with a stack of good books, this is easy to do). But when I saw the previews for Hugo, I knew I had to make the effort to go see this film — because when I first read the book, I thought, “Wonder who is going to make this movie?”…