Martin Scorsese‘s award winning adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick has lead the Academy Award nominations this year, earning 11 Oscar nominations.
We’ve embedded the trailer above–what did you think of the film? Earlier this year, we wrote about Selznick’s personalized tours of the American Museum of Natural History.
The Best Picture nominees included a host of adapted novels. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of books adapted into Best Picture-nominated films.
Free Samples of Novels Adapted into Best Picture Nominees
The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
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