“Hugo,” now on DVD
Length: 126 minutes
Synopsis: Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. The movie is based on Brian Selznick’s book.
Violence/scary rating: 2
Sexual-content rating: 1
Profanity rating: 1
Drugs/alcohol rating: 2
Family Time rating: 2. A fantastic movie for the whole family. It should have won a Best Picture Oscar, too.
(Ratings are judged on a five-point scale, with 5 being “bad for kids” and 1 being “fine for kids.”)