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Live From the Marrakech Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You've been to Ouarzazate, Morocco -- at least visually -- even if you don't know it.

Interview: Jeremy Irons at the Marrakech Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The sun is sinking, and there's a nip in the air, so he's moved inside from a courtyard where he'd been doing a TV interview. But he admits he's been warmed by the appreciation he received during a tribute a couple of nights earlier at the Marrakech International Film Festival.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival: Dec. 7

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was a three-movie day at the Marrakech International Film Festival, with all of the films set against stark, harsh vistas in which people scramble and struggle just to stay alive. The best of those was Far From Men, by director David Oelhoffen.

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Movie Review: The Two Faces of January -- Peeling the Onion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith, The Two Faces of January is a movie that sheds layers like an onion, gradually revealing the dark heart at its core.

Viggo Mortensen: Watching Fox News Is Like Watching 'A Horror Movie'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Viggo Mortensen is all for reading things you don't agree with to get a broader sense of the world, but he just can't tolerate Fox News. The actor ...

A Conversation With Viggo Mortensen at Cannes

Karin Luisa | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Luisa

It was the first time I had interviewed an actor who seemed so heartily on the same wavelength as his director.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Talking Godzilla! Plus Jon Favreau on Chef

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Join us for a spoiler-rific discussion of Gareth Edward's take on the king of the monsters, Godzilla.

'Lord Of The Rings' Star Dings Peter Jackson

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

Viggo Mortensen was a last-minute addition to the "Lord of the Rings" franchise, replacing Stuart Townsend in the role of Aragorn just days before sho...

Passion and Fearlessness Take Center Stage As Viggo Mortensen Receives The Dennis Hopper Award At The AMFM Fest

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

Mortensen appeared truly grateful for the award. He even confessed to being a little nervous. The award and Dennis Hopper meant a lot to him.

Independent Scientists, American Public, Members of Congress and Celebrities to BLM: Reform Wild Horse Program

Suzanne Roy | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This is a pivotal moment in the fight to save wild horses and burros in the West. Science is now firmly on the side of those who want the wild horses managed in the wild, not removed en masse from their homes on the range.

Why Viggo Mortensen Turned Down 'The Hobbit'

Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

When "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hit theaters in December, fans were treated to the sight of some familiar faces from "Lord of the Rings," inc...

New Arts Festival, AMFM, Debuts in Coachella and Viggo Mortensen and I Are In It

Gordy Grundy | Posted 07.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Gordy Grundy

Instead of 40 nights in the desert, the AMFM Fest needs only four. A new festival of art, music, film and more, is debuting June 13-16 in the Coachella Valley with a heavy hitting and very promising line up.

Call Your Mother

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Helen Eisenbach

Let's consider, shall we, some of The Guilt Trip's cinematic mother-son precursors, and how their various mammeles stack up on the scale of believability.

Viggo Mortensen on Everybody Has a Plan, Argentine Popes and His Beloved San Lorenzo

John Lopez | Posted 05.21.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

I jumped at the chance to catch up with Viggo and talk about betting on an unsolicited script, what he thinks of the new Argentine pope (having grown up in Buenos Aires), and of course, his favorite topic: soccer team San Lorenzo.

Popcorn Preview: On the Road

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

One of the most significant challenges of the film is to make us feel as if we're seeing this lifestyle with a fresh eye. The film does a terrific job of putting us in the era and making us feel like we're actually there.

Zombie Therapy: An Autism's Mom's Take on The Walking Dead

Hannah Brown | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Raising a kid with autism and trying so hard to help him or her is about as tough as things get for most people in this life. So one attraction of zombie fiction for me is that, while the worlds they present may have gone to hell, all the children left are perfectly behaved.

Kristen Stewart Gets Sexual In 'On The Road'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" finally made its big-screen debut Wednesday at Cannes, and Kristen Stewart apparently left quite the impression on the au...

OFF HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Films To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The cinematic pickings remain relatively slim this spring, but there are always isolated bright spots here and there. Any month when I can spotlight w...

You Won't Believe Which Celebs Are Artists Too!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

UK pop sensation Robbie Williams recently announced that he was going to display his paintings in an exhibition in his Los Angeles garage. We at HuffP...

Michael Fassbender: Viggo Mortensen Sits In A Corner Naked, Eating A Banana

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

He may play Freud, but it sounds like Viggo Mortensen could use some psychoanalysis of his own. Or, at least according to Michael Fassbender. After...

Nicki Gostin

Viggo Mortensen Talks 'A Dangerous Method'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.12.2012 | Celebrity

When you think of Sigmund Freud, you immediately think of hunky actor Viggo Mortensen, right? Well, that's whom director David Cronenberg wanted for h...

PHOTOS: Which Superstar Made The Most Amazing Transformation?

Posted 02.16.2012 | Entertainment

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. And because the multi-dimensional, damaged, brilliant and bizarre so often shape the fate our our world, the...

Keira Knightley Talks Sexual Exploration

Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

Yes, that is Keira Knightley. And yes, that's Viggo Mortensen. The Oscar-nominated actors go early 20th century in "A Dangerous Method," fully inha...

Boomers Dominate 2012 Golden Globe Nominations

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty

While Hollywood tends to celebrate youth, the Golden Globe nominations announced today may signal a new era for older actors in film and television. T...