Directed by Martin Scorsese, Hugo is the film adaptation of the popular book "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick. The movie is about a young adventurous orphan boy living in a train station in Paris. On his adventures he meets Georges Melies, the famed French illusionist and filmmaker. Read more about it after the jump.
The movie takes you to the beginnings of the analogue film-making era where movie illusions and special effects were quite a marvel for the audience. It also highlights Georges Melies contribution to the film industry – the use of substitution stop tricks, multiple exposures, and time lapse photography. One of his most famous movies, “A Trip to the Moon” continues to be very popular even today.
The movie “Hugo” also pays homage to the first films ever made such as “Train Arriving at the Station” and also gives a quick history lesson in film making.
Before they became the big shot filmmakers that they are now, they were of course once students making their initial attempts at filmmaking. In this week's list, we're putting the spotlight on these early works by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, and Roman Polanski!
These photographs, recently digitized through the efforts of the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine, come from the collection of patient photography of Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of neurosurgery.
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Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.
Yes, we're still very much on Earth. Marvel at these breathtaking photographs taken with the LomoChrome Purple 35mm, culled from the most popular bunch in the community (also, find out how you can earn piggies and have your very own photographs be featured on the Online Shop)!