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Cannes Film Festival: Can Wes Anderson Win The Palme D'or?

This Wednesday (May 16, 2012) sees the start of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Amongst the movie stars jostling for attention in the coveted Palme D'Or prize category, are Hollywood heavyweights Bruce Willis and Edward...

Cannes Lineup: Brad Pitt's Crime Thriller Tops The Bill

This year's Cannes Film Festival will showcase movies starring some of America's biggest names, including Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Kristen Stewart. Brad Pitt makes an appearance in Killing Them Softly, from the New Zealand...

Keira Knightley Says English Love Spanking

Keira Knightley believes English people are obsessed with spanking.The actress played Sabina Spielrein who has a relationship with her therapist Carl Jung in 'A Dangerous Method' and in one scene she had to be slapped...

Billy Bob Thornton Out Of The Furnace?

Billy Bob Thornton is to play a villain in 'Out of the Furnace'. The actor will join Christian Bale, Zoe Saldana and Casey Affleck for the movie, about a man who tracks down his brother's...

Viggo Mortensen Wins Genie Award For A Dangerous Method

Viggo Mortensen showed his support for his favourite Canadian ice hockey team by waving its flag onstage as he picked up a top prize at the 32nd Annual Genie Awards in Toronto on Thursday (08Mar12).Mortensen,...

Mortensen Surprises Lord Of The Rings Fans

Viggo Mortensen gave The Lord Of The Rings fans a treat by surprising them at a screening of the films in Brookline, Massachusetts on Sunday (04Mar12).The actor drove to the town from upstate New York...

Zoe Saldana To Star In Out Of The Furnace

Zoe Saldana is set to star in 'Out of the Furnace'.The 'Avatar' actress is in talks to appear alongside Christian Bale in the drama, which is being directed by 'Crazy Heart' helmer Scott Cooper.The dark...

Michael Fassbender Vomited On By Fan

Michael Fassbender was left ''bemused'' when a fan vomited on him.The 'Shame' actor reportedly ''played it cool'' when a star-struck woman got so excited at meeting him in a London bar, she threw up on...

Jason Isaacs Loved Working With Chocolate Man Mortensen

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs can't wait to work with Viggo Mortensen again - because he loved the intense actor's chocolate treats.Isaacs insists the Lord of the Rings star's super-serious reputation is undeserved because he's...

Viggo Mortensen Blasts Editing

Viggo Mortensen believes an actor's performance can be ruined by editing. The 'A Dangerous Method' actor revealed he was shocked when watching a film he had made to find that the director had cut his...

David Cronenberg's Spanking Worries

David Cronenberg thinks people are too focussed on the spanking scenes in 'A Dangerous Method'. Keira Knightley plays the role of Sabina Spielrein - who finds sexual gratification in spanking - in the movie about...

Viggo Mortensen Loves To Joke Around On Set

Viggo Mortensen loves working with director David Cronenberg because his sets are always fun. Although the movies the pair have worked on together, crime thrillers 'A History of Violence' and 'Eastern Promises' and most recently...

Mortenson Caught Acting Bug While Caring For Elderly Couple

Lord Of The Rings star Viggo Mortensen felt compelled to be an actor after he had to transform into a different person while looking after a confused elderly couple in his early twenties.The actor was...

Michael Fassbender Asked To Leave Own Party

Michael Fassbender was asked to leave the after-party for his movie 'A Dangerous Method' on Tuesday night (31.01.12). The 34-year-old actor was in high spirits as he celebrated at Mayfair restaurant 34 following the London...

Keira Knightley's Premiere Fun

Keira Knightley enjoyed being the centre of attention at the premiere of her latest movie in London last night (31.01.12). The British actress - who looked stunning in a floorlength Burberry dress with Louboutin heels...

Keira Knightley Didn't Want Sex Scenes

Keira Knightley wasn't sure if she could sign up to 'A Dangerous Method' because of two "masochistic" scenes. The British actress plays the role of Sabina Spielrein in the David Cronenberg-directed movie about the relationship...

Mortensen Accidentally Ate Cuban Cigar

Viggo Mortensen was left green on the set of new movie A Dangerous Method when he accidentally ate the tip of a Cuban cigar.The nervous actor was studying the script when he reached out for...

Mortensen Slashed Himself Onstage

Lord Of The Rings star Viggo Mortensen's return to the stage was a bloody mess, literally - the actor slashed his hand during a scene in Ariel Dorfman's Purgatorio in Madrid, Spain just before Christmas...

Mortensen Unnerved By Hopping Fassbender

Viggo Mortensen was left unnerved by his A Dangerous Method co-star Michael Fassbender on the set of the period drama, because the Irish actor prepared for their tense scenes by hopping on one foot and...

Viggo Believes Therapy Is 'Good'

Viggo Mortensen thinks having therapy does a "good job".The 53-year-old actor - who portrays famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud in new movie 'A Dangerous Method' - thinks it is "helpful" to address previous problems and hidden...

Michael Fassbender Impressed By Knightley

Michael Fassbender found Keira Knightley "very impressive" when they worked together on 'A Dangerous Method'. The 34-year-old actor plays Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, who has an affair with his patient, Russian psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein (Knightley),...

Keira Knightley Didn't Understand Dangerous Method Part

Keira Knightley didn't understand her character in new movie 'A Dangerous Method'.The 26-year-old actress plays Russian psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein in David Cronenberg's latest film 'A Dangerous Method', in which her character has an affair with...

Orlando Bloom: 'Lord Of The Rings Is In My Veins'

Orlando Bloom feels like 'Lord of the Rings' is in his blood. The British actor portrayed the role of elf Legolas in all three instalments of the epic fantasy movie and will be returning for...

Keira Knightley Needed Vodka Before Spanking Scenes

Keira Knightley had to drink vodka to pluck up the courage to shoot her spanking scene in 'A Dangerous Method'.The 26-year-old actress was worried about the racy sequence from the first time she read the script,...

Cronenberg Tells The Truth About Film Sex Myth

Filmmaker David Cronenberg has dispelled the myth he and his wife had sex in front of the cast of A History Of Violence to help them perfect a rough love scene, insisting it was a...

Viggo Mortensen Appeals For More Sigmund Freud Letters To Be Made Public

Actor Viggo Mortensen has appealed to the family of Sigmund Freud's psychiatrist protege Carl Jung to release more letters of correspondence between the pair, because they make "fascinating" reading.The Lord of the Rings star portrays...

Keira Knightley Talks About Her New Costume Drama

Keira Knightley has been speaking about her new costume drama A Dangerous Method.The new movie which is premiering at the 2011 Venice Film Festival this week sees Knightley as a young Russian diagnosed with hysteria...

Clooney Film To Open Venice Film Festival

George Clooney's political thriller The Ides of March has been selected to open the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 31, organizers said today (Thursday). Clooney directred the film and stars in it with Ryan Gosling....

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