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7 Scorsese-isms You Won't See in the Family-Friendly 'Hugo'

23 November 2011 7:00 AM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

Mark this moment, folks: Director Martin Scorsese has made his first family-friendly movie, the PG-rated "Hugo."

It was hard to believe the king of mobster dramas would be interested in directing the adaptation of an award-winning children's book, but Scorsese is already generating Oscar buzz for his take on the beautifully illustrated tale of a 12-year-old orphan (Asa Butterfield) living in the Paris train station.

Time magazine movie critic Richard Corliss has even called Hugo "a masterpiece," but will it look like any other Scorsese movie? Probably not. Here are seven signature Scorsese-isms you won't find in "Hugo."

Classic Rock Soundtrack

Scorsese loves using his favorite classic-rock anthems in his soundtracks. The director is such a fan of The Rolling Stones' single "Gimme Shelter" he's featured it in three of his movies: "Goodfellas," "Casino" and "The Departed." But it's not just his beloved Stones (see also the "Jumpin' Jack Flash »

- Sandie Angulo Chen

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New 'Harry Potter' Book Reveals The Behind The Scenes Magic Of All Eight Films

15 March 2011 12:09 PM, PDT | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

The magic of "Harry Potter" is coming to an end, but at least the masterminds behind the franchise are selfless enough to share it with us.

In a follow up to the best-selling 2010 book "Harry Potter Film Wizardry," Harper Collins has announced that they'll be publishing "Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey" on October 25, a book that includes interviews with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and more, plus commentary from director David Yates and producer David Heyman among others.

Since "Page to Screen" will be the first book to cover the creation of all eight "Harry Potter" flicks, we have plenty of questions we'd love to see answered in the compendium's 528 glossy pages. Click on after the jump to see what we hope to find.

The Development Of Quidditch

Unless you weren't paying attention over the course of the "Potter" films, you probably noticed that Quidditch »

- Terri Schwartz

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