Viggo Mortensen – Acclaimed Actor Gets Oscar Nom Leading Captain Fantastic
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Viggo Mortensen – Acclaimed Actor Gets Oscar Nom Leading Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen Acclaimed Actor Gets Oscar Nom Leading Captain Fantastic by Brad Balfour If anyone could relate to the character of Ben Cash – the focus of filmmaker Matt Ross’s feature Captain Fantastic – it’s Viggo Mortensen. The New York-born actor isn’t far removed, practically and philosophically, from his lead character’s situation as a bohemian … Continue reading

Eastern Promises (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Eastern Promises (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

EASTERN PROMISES (2007) Starring Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel, Armen Mueller-Stahl, Sinaed Cusack, Donald Sumter, Jerzy Skolimowski, Yousef Altin, Andrej Borkowski, Gergo Danka, Faton Gerbeshi, Raza Jaffrey and Sarah-Jeanne LaBrosse. Screenplay by Steve Knight. Directed by David Cronenberg. Distributed by Focus Features.  101 minutes.  Rated R. Director David Cronenberg basically resurrected his career with … Continue reading

Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises
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Viggo Mortensen Makes His Eastern Promises

VIGGO MORTENSEN MAKES HIS EASTERN PROMISES by Brad Balfour It’s entirely understandable why director David Cronenberg has recently cast Viggo Mortensen as his lead in two complementary but very different films (2005’s excellent A History of Violence and the new Eastern Promises). Mortensen inhabits these characters and the characters inhabit him. It is said that when he played Aragorn in Lord … Continue reading

Jill Hennessy – Crossing Jill
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Jill Hennessy – Crossing Jill

Jill Hennessy crossing Jill by Jay S. Jacobs Copyright ©2004 PopEntertainment.com.  All rights reserved.  Posted: February 27, 2004. When the 2003 television season started, fans of the popular forensic drama Crossing Jordan were surprised to find the show was not on NBC’s schedule.  Many asked if the show been canceled.  How could that be?  The show … Continue reading