That sound you just heard was Oscar prognosticators waking up to the very-real possibility of 'Hugo' playing a major part in the awards race. The cinematic love-letter won top honors from the National Board of Review on Thursday, with Martin Scorsese earning the Best Director trophy. Other winners include George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Christopher Plummer and Shailene Woodley. With three awards, 'The Descendants' was the most lauded film, meaning whatever momentum the Alexander Payne-directed film lost after the New York Film Critics Circle awards has been gained back. Check out the full list of winners ahead.
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Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) lives in the walls of a train station... Read More

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