Martin Scorcese’s 3D drama received the NBR’s awards for Best Film & Best Director.
It’s not everyday that a film manages to employ contemporary techniques while also showcasing classic cinematic principals — and that’s exactly why Martin Scorcese‘s Hugoreceived the Best Film and Best Director honors from the National Board of Review. “It’s a such a personal film to [Scorcese], and it’s just so thrilling,” NBR President Annie Schulhof tells HollywoodLife.com of the thought process behind the board’s decision. “It brings film history to a new generation of filmgoers. We’re honoring our film past and celebrating it by bringing it forward.”