November 28th, 2011
05:20 PM ET
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Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" is enjoying critical praise and pulled in $14.4 million over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Entertainment Weekly's Lisa Schwarzbaum called it "a marvel" and said, "It made me cry, without guilt," but CNN.com commenters had mixed reactions to the film.
Kmnla called it "cinematic genius," while groomten5 dismissed it as "pretentious and boring, and a certified box office flop."
The movie is based on a children's book, "The Invention of Hugo Cabret," but some readers complained that it moved too slowly for a children's film.
But it was a hit with other families.
DogtoothRLG raved about "Hugo" and was thrilled by the 3-D effects.
That prompted a more general critique of 3-D movies:
Did you see "Hugo," or any of the other holiday blockbusters over the weekend? Share your thoughts in the comments, or you can post a video review via CNN iReport.
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