Martin Scorsese’s rich venture into 3-D follows Hugo (Asa Butterfield), an orphan who lives in the walls of a Paris railway station in the early 1930s. With a knack for clockwork and a longing for family, Hugo spends his days evading the station inspector (Sacha Baron Cohen) and engaging with the filmmaker Georges Méliès (Ben Kingsley) and his goddaughter (Chloë Grace Moretz). At its heart, the film is an ode to filmmaking and film preservation, making for a pictorially entrancing and quite moving picture.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.