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Martin Scorsese steps outside his comfort zone to create an effects-heavy children’s film set in France – and winds up creating one of his most splendid and personal films.
"...films of his career. A visual and technological stunner, Hugo manages to wrap an emotionally involving story about an..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

AFCA Anoints 'Hugo'
Austin group hands 'Take Shelter,' 'Drive' multiple awards
"...the Austin Film Critics Association announced it had voted Hugo as its best film of the year. The Martin..."

Dec. 28, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Hugo Rising
The nominees for science fiction's best novel of 2013 find a new guard challenging the old
"...The culmination of Worldcon is the formal Hugo Awards ceremony, in which rocket-shaped trophies named for Hugo..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Hugo Award Winners 1997
"...The 1997 Hugo Awards were announced at the 55th World Science Fiction..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Books Feature

Follow Hugo Chávez's Example
"...the pump will stimulate the rest of the economy. Hugo Chávez seems to be a modern-day Robin Hood!..."

July 7, 2008 Postmarks

Nouveau Hugo
Time to Stop the Cycle?

Feb. 12, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Dark Obsession
"...flair and a steadfast conviction. The story begins with Hugo Buckton (Byrne), an ex-guards officer and landed aristocrat, who..."

Aug. 16, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
" is set in 1949 and Bates plays Sir Hugo Coal, the acerbic, paleontologically-obsessed lord of a decaying country..."

May 9, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

O: The Movie
"...enemy goes undetected as his best friend, Coach's son Hugo (Hartnett). Hugo doesn't much like his second-place status, on..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

"...enemy goes undetected as his best friend, Coach's son Hugo (Hartnett). Hugo doesn't much like his second-place status, on..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

LoneStarCon 3: The Hugos
Who took home the prizes for best sf/fantasy of the year?
"...The Hugo Awards are often called the Academy Awards of science..."

Sept. 3, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LoneStarCon 3: The Jo Walton Interview
The Hugo-winning author of 'Among Others' really loves books
"...Walton’s weird, wonderful, genre-bending book that won last year’s Hugo Award for Best Novel, beating out, among others, George..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Books Post by Amy Gentry

Les Miserables
" first brush with a cinematic version of Victor Hugo's sprawling, melodramatic epic. That said, this version by director..."

May 1, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Reluctant Matador
FBI agent Hugo Marston heads to Barcelona on the trail of a murderer and a Spanish prison gang
"...Reluctant Matador brings fans up-to-date on the caseload of Hugo Marston, FBI agent and security chief at the American..."

June 12, 2015 Arts Feature by Jesse Sublett

Aliens, Martian Colonies, and Dwarves
1997 Hugo Nominees Reviewed
"...illustration by Jason Stout Once again, it is that..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Books Feature

The Leopard Son
"...Directed by: Hugo Van Lawick. The Leopard Son initially gives the appearance..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The life of famed anthropologist Jane Goodall
"...of previously unseen footage, shot by Goodall’s (future) husband Hugo van Lawick, an acclaimed wildlife photographer/filmmaker, dispatched by National..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

LoneStarCon 3: The Lois McMaster Bujold Interview
The Hugo Award nominee and past winner on biology as politics
"...Lois McMaster Bujold has won more Hugo Awards for best novel than anyone but Robert Heinlein,..."

Sept. 1, 2013 Books Post by Amy Gentry

Austin Film Critics Association Announces Awards
Hugo wins Best Picture
"...Best Film: Hugo..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Screens Feature

From the Vaults: John Logan
How did Johnny Depp come to be a producer of Hugo?
"...Now that you've seen Hugo – and I know you have – were you..."

Nov. 26, 2011 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
A coup d'etat in Venezuela is captured by a video camera, and the filmmakers use the footage to question the honesty of the news media.
" Venezuela in April 2002 to cover populist leader Hugo Chavez, whose left-leaning politics had begun to arouse the..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Austinite Is Headed to the Academy Awards
Thanks to a contest, a local student is headed to the Oscars
"...Hugo Sanchez, 22, was on Facebook when he posted a..."

March 1, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Hugo’s Media Tasting Party
A refreshing twist on classic Mexican dishes
"...When we arrived at Hugo's I was expecting a typical media event with coupla..."

July 11, 2012 Food Post by MM Pack

The Name's the Thing
Do the Hugos Really Award the Best in Speculative Fiction?

Sept. 1, 2000 Books Feature by Adrienne Martini

An Austin D.A. Turns to Detective Novels
Q&A with Mark Pryor on his Paris-set Hugo Marston mysteries
" a projected series of four (at least), features Hugo Marston, a Texan and former FBI agent now stationed..."

Oct. 10, 2012 Books Post by Jordan Smith

Austin and the Academy
'Tree of Life,' 'Bullhead' score Oscar nominations
Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan "Hugo" 
Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo..."

Jan. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Haranguing the Hugos
"...Smarty, would still suck like a well-tuned Hoover. It's Hugo time again, old chums. That time of the year..."

July 30, 1999 Books Feature by Adrienne Martini

Shallow Grave
"...stupid for their rigid tastes), they finally settle on Hugo (Allen), an older chap who claims to be a..."

March 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...Hugo Ortega's Street Food of Mexicoby Hugo Ortega with Ruben..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Ring Round the Moon
Though at times long-winded, Jean Anouilh's farce still has enough charm and humor to entertain
"...Philanthropy is quite a foreign concept to them. And Hugo, the character most determined to expose the faults of..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

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