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Spike Lee Slams Green Book Oscar Win

Spike Lee thinks 'Green Book' winning the Best Picture Oscar was a ''bad call''.The 61-year-old filmmaker was seen trying to storm out of Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre on Sunday (24.02.19) when it was revealed the...

Viggo Mortensen Isn't Expecting To Win An Oscar

Viggo Mortensen doesn't think he'll win an Oscar for his role in 'Green Book'. The 60-year-old actor has been nominated for the Best Actor gong at the upcoming Academy Awards - but he's convinced he'll...

Rami Malek Stunned By Sag Win

Rami Malek was ''taken aback'' to win the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' actor admitted it felt ''extraordinary'' to have scooped...

Viggo Mortensen 'Very Happy' With Oscars Nomination

Viggo Mortensen is ''very happy'' with his Oscar nomination for 'Green Book'.The 60-year-old actor has been nominated for Best Actor at the 91st Academy Awards - which are set to take place on February 24...

Rami Malek Shocked By Oscars Nod

Rami Malek found his Oscar nomination ''incredibly shocking''.The 37-year-old actor has received his first Academy Awards nod for Actor in a Leading Role - which he will contest against Christian Bale ('Vice'), Bradley Cooper ('A...

Viggo Mortensen Aspires To Be A 'Team Player' As A Director

Viggo Mortensen hopes to be a ''team player'' as a director.The 60-year-old actor was recently tasked with directing his first feature film, the drama 'Falling', and Viggo has revealed he plans to lean on his...

Viggo Mortensen To Make Directorial Debut With Falling

Viggo Mortensen is set to write, produce, star in, and direct the upcoming drama 'Falling'.The 59-year-old star will, in fact, be making his directorial debut with the release of the new movie, which tells the...

Roger Waters Offers Lorde Support

Roger Waters and Brian Eno are among the stars to have offered their support to Lorde after she cancelled her Israel show. The Pink Floyd star and the 69-year-old musician were joined by the likes...

Ian Mckellen Up For Gandalf Return For Amazon Series

Sir Ian McKellen wants to play Gandalf again in the 'Lord of the Rings' Amazon TV series.The 78-year-old actor portrayed the wizard in Sir Peter Jackson's award winning trilogy and then reprised his role in...

Viggo Mortensen Praises Industry's Support Of Captain Fantastic

Danish actor Viggo took on the lead in smash hit independent film, about an unconventional forest dwelling family who are forced to enter the real world after tragedy strikes.Viggo is up for Best Actor at...

Squad Goals! 'Lord Of The Rings' Cast Stage Epic Reunion

The cast of Lord of the Rings held a mini reunion on Tuesday to fight a cave troll in a restaurant, using cutlery.Dominic Monaghan, who played Meriadoc Brandybuck in the franchise, shared a series of...

Viggo Mortensen's Trashy Celebration

Viggo Mortensen celebrated his Oscar nomination by taking out the garbage.The 58-year-old actor didn't want to disturb his sleeping father when he got the call to say he'd been shortlisted for Best Actor in a...

La La Land Leads Oscar Nominations

'La La Land' leads the 2017 Oscar nominations with 14 nods.The critically acclaimed musical movie was listed in 14 categories, tying 1997's 'Titanic' record for the most Academy Award nominations.As well as a nod for...

La La Land Leads Bafta Nominations

'La La Land' leads this year's British Academy Film (Bafta) Awards nominations with 11.The blockbuster musical - which scooped a record-breaking seven Golden Globe at the weekend - is up for the coveted Best Film...

Viggo Mortensen Lashes Out At Selfish Hollywood Stars

The actor feels it's an established star's responsibility to teach youngsters how to behave on movie sets - and he's appalled by the way some of the big names act out when they...

Viggo Mortensen Was Dubbed 'Summer Dad' On Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen was dubbed 'Summer Dad' by his young co-stars on his new movie 'Captain Fantastic'.The 57-year-old actor plays father-of-six Ben who has been raising his kids in a forest cut off from the world...

Viggo Mortensen: 'Death Consumes Me'

The Danish-American actor was catapulted to global fame when he landed the role of Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings movies, but keeps a relatively low profile when away from the camera. While his...

Viggo Mortensen Compares His New Movie To Interstellar

Viggo Mortensen claims his new film tells the same story as 'Interstellar' for ''a fraction of the cost''. The 56-year-old actor is currently starring in 'Jauja' - in which he borrows a horse to go...

Viggo Mortensen Regrets Missing Out On Lead Role In The Hateful Eight

The actor claims he was in negotiations to star in the film and auditioned for Tarantino last year (14), but the dream role was not to be. He tells Grantland, "He (Tarantino)...

Viggo Mortensen And Jeremy Irons Honoured At Marrakech Film Festival

Viggo Mortensen and Jeremy Irons were honoured with career tributes at the Marrakech International Film Festival over the weekend (06-07Dec14).The Lord of the Rings star was emotional as he received a career tribute from Inglorious...

Viggo Mortensen Adds French And Arabic To His Resume For Far From Men

Actor Viggo Mortensen put his linguistic skills to the test in new movie Far From Men by learning French and Arabic for the project.The Lord of the Rings star, whose father is Danish, has previously...

Martin Freeman Baffled By Viggo Mortensen's Hobbit Criticism

Martin Freeman is adamant his fellow Hollywood star Viggo Mortensen is wrong to accuse the makers of The Hobbit trilogy of letting special effects ruin the story.Mortensen, who played Aragorn in The Lord of the...

Martin Freeman Rejects The Hobbit Cgi Criticism

Martin Freeman doesn't think 'The Hobbit' movies have focused too much on CGI.The actor - who played Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's new Middle Earth trilogy based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien - admitted...

Viggo Mortensen Embraces Characters Ugly Sides

Viggo Mortensen embraces the ''ugly side'' of characters, according to Hossein Amini.The 'Lord of the Rings' star plays organised criminal Chester MacFarland in the big screen adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel 'The Two Faces...

Two Faces Of January Is 'Unique'

Hossein Amini thinks 'The Two Faces of January' is a unique crime-thriller.The screenwriter makes his directorial debut with the film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel of the same name and he's revealed he's wanted to...

'The Two Faces Of January' Could Be The Finest Patricia Highsmith Adaptation Yet

American-born but Europe-based, the novelist Patricia Highsmith wrote 22 novels and eight collections of short stories, most of which deal with characters who are badly compromised morally. So it's natural that her work has been...

Viggo Mortensen Not A Fan Of Special Effects-laden Lord Of The Rings Sequels

Lord Of The Rings trilogy star Viggo Mortensen is not a fan of the films he made with Peter Jackson, and he hates the director's The Hobbit movies.Mortensen, who portrayed heroic Aragorn in the three...

Viggo Mortensen Calls Lord Of The Rings Movies "Straight To Video, Sloppy" Films

Viggo Mortensen, the actor best known for playing Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies, says the second and third films in the franchise were "sloppy" movies and would have been straight-to-video had the...

Kirsten Dunst: 'I Could Handle Hitchcock'

Kirsten Dunst insists she could've handled working with Alfred Hitchcock. The 32-year-old actress has been referred to as a ''classic Hitchcock blonde'' a number of times throughout her career, and although the legendary director of...

Viggo Mortensen: Superhero Role Would Be 'Fun'

Viggo Mortensen wants to star in a superhero movie. The 55-year-old actor - who is set to star alongside 'Spider-Man' actress Kirsten Dunst in the film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel 'The Two Faces of...

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