Chloë Grace Moretz Talks About "Hugo," Martin Scorsese, and Yes, Britney Spears! 


Chloë Grace Moretz is fast becoming a well-respected actress. At just 14, the teenage actress has starred in fantastic films such as “Kick-Ass” and “Let Me In.” Now, she is starring in Martin Scorsese’s excellent new movie, “Hugo,” as Isabelle, Pappa Georges’ (Sir Ben Kingsley) goddaughter who helps unlock the secrets of the film.

("Hugo" Movie Review)

In this interview, we talked about:

*** What attracted her to the character of Isabelle
*** How is Isabelle very similar to her?
*** How did she attack the role?
*** Is she a curious child, much like Isabelle?
*** How she perfected the British accent?
*** How she duped Scorsese in the audition process?
*** Working with Scorsese?
*** What “teenager” things does she like?
*** What does she like the audience to takeaway from the film?



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My Fun Interview with Emily Mortimer from "Hugo" 


The sweet, sweet Emily Mortimer stars as Lisette, the flower seller, in the new Martin Scorsese film, “Hugo.” She is the love interest of the station inspector played by Sacha Baron Cohen. Their romantic subplot provides one of the many hearts of the fantastic film.

("Hugo" Movie Review)

In this interview, we talked about:

*** Her attraction to working in “Hugo”
*** Why did she want to work with Martin Scorsese again? (They worked previously in the film “Shutter Island”)
*** The book by Brian Selznick
*** Has her boy seen the film yet?
*** How did she prepare for her character Lisette?
*** Scorsese’s style as a director
*** The film inspirations by Scorsese as handed down to his actors
*** Why “Hugo” is not just a film for kids but for everyone
*** Scorsese working with the 3D technology



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"Hugo" Movie Review -- Why You Have to See it in 3D! 


At first glance, the marriage of director Martin Scorsese and 3D filmmaking seems off-putting. The greatest living American director does not need to succumb to the technical toy du jour.


But upon watching “Hugo” in 3D, one can understand Scorsese’s three-dimensional decision. Instead of using 3D as a gimmick, it becomes a vital part of the story, utilizing space as an element in the narrative. Read More...

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My Review of the Filipino Film, "A Mother's Story!" This is Dedicated to All the Mothers in the World! 


Check out my review of the Filipino film, "A Mother's Story" starring Pokwang. This is the first feature film produced by TFC (The Filipino Channel) and it's dedicated to overseas Filipino workers across the world. I dedicate this review, as seen on Balitang America with Gel Santos Relos, to all the mothers in the world, especially to my very own Mommy!



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"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" Stakes Box-Office Supremacy 


As expected, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" enjoyed a huge box-office opening with $139.5 million and a worldwide total of $283.5 million. While that's a big chunk of change, "Breaking Dawn" failed to match the head-spinning opening gross of "New Moon" which debuted with a $142.8 million in 2009. ("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" movie review)

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Meanwhile, the dancing penguins were not that happy. "Happy Feet Two" failed to attract moviegoers with just a $22 million opening to debut at No. 2. But Warner Bros. is hopeful that audiences will re-discover their own happy this Thanksgiving weekend!

(For my fun one-on-one interview with Robin Williams, click here, for Elijah Wood, click here, and for Hank Azaria, click here)

Previous weekend's box-office champ, "Immortals" fell to the No. 3 spot with $12.3 million. So far, the Greek mythology re-imagination starring Mickey Rourke and Henry Cavill has grossed a domestic total of $53 million.

Here's the list of the Top 10 box-office films for weekend of Nov. 18th:

1. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1," $139.5 million

2. "Happy Feet 2," $22 million


3. "Immortals," $12.3 million

4. "Jack and Jill," $12 million

5. "Puss in Boots," $10.7 million

6. "Tower Heist," $7 million

7. "J. Edgar," $5.9 million

8. "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas," $2.9 million

9. "In Time," $1.7 million

10. "The Descendants," $1.2 million

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