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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...

Movie review: A Dangerous Method

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method is about the talking cure - specifically, the kind of talk therapy pioneered by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung at t...

'A Dangerous Method': Should We Care If She Was His Mistress?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

In spite of all of her accomplishments, Sabrina Spielrein will now mostly known as the patient who slept with Carl Jung.

Interview With Michael Fassbender, Thinking Man's Star

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

While hugely charismatic, Fassbender does not trade on personality, presenting an Everyman who resonates with the public and stays recognizable from film to film. Think George Clooney and Tom Hanks.

Gazelle Emami

David Cronenberg And Michael Fassbender On The Film Originally Meant For Julia Roberts

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.24.2011 | Home

"A Dangerous Method" has been in the works for 14 years. But the film, directed by David Cronenberg and starring Michael Fassbender, began as somethin...

Snoop Dogg, John Krasinski & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Snoop Dogg, John Krasinski, an...

A Dangerous Method Is an Action Movie for Grownups

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

In A Dangerous Method, David Cronenberg has fashioned the thinking person's action movie. Instead of cars exploding and weapons blasting, great minds duel over the forces driving human behavior during the period that saw the burgeoning of psychoanalysis.

Toronto Diary: Keira, Viggo and Newcomer Dee Rees

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Attending a film festival is not ALL about sleep deprivation, caffeine, standing on endless lines in germ-y spaces, and brainstorming to avoid cliches in reviews. There's also a raft of parties clamoring for my presence.

In Toronto, Storytelling Takes Center Stage

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.11.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A Dangerous Method is a triumph. Drawn from historical fact, it's a fairly straightforward account of the turbulent triangle formed by fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud, and the gifted but troubled patient who came between them.

WATCH: Top Euro Films Snub Hollywood At Venice Film Fest

Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts

The European film industry, often a minor competitor against the Hollywood machine, appears to be gathering steam with a new crop of films premiering ...