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    Viggo Mortensen Throws Shade On Peter Jackson; Says ‘Lord Of The Rings’ & ‘Hobbit’ Films Sacrificed Subtlety To CGI

    If “The Lord Of the Rings” movies were universally beloved with Peter Jackson sweeping the Oscars for “Return Of The King” as a kind of “well done” overall achievement award, then his “Hobbit” films thus far have received possibly the opposite response (or at least a far more divisive one). Jackson’...

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    Cannes First Looks: Mads Mikkelsen & Eva Green In ‘The Salvation’ And Viggo Mortensen In ‘Jauja’

    Competition is obviously the most prestigious place to play during the Cannes Film Festival, but the riches of the fest is such that the sidebar sections often have terrific discoveries too. Two new first looks have arrived from two films playing outside competition. The first is Lisandro Alonso’s “...

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    Cannes First Look: Lisandro Alonso's 'Jauja,' Starring Viggo Mortensen as a Father in Peril

    Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso was last seen at Cannes in 2008 with his drama about a sailor, "Liverpool." He's exploring the natural world yet again in "Jauja," the Un Certain Regard entry starring Viggo Mortensen as a father who treks with his daughter from Denmark to an uncharted desert.

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    Cannes Exclusive: Viggo Mortensen in Poster for Argentinian Director Lisandro Alonso's 'Jauja'

    "Jauja" is a Lisandro Alonso-directed drama, which will make it's debut as part of the Un Certain Regard section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Indiewire has been given an exclusive poster of the film, which stars Viggo Mortensen.

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    Watch: Viggo Mortensen Threatens Oscar Isaac In Clip From 'The Two Faces Of January' Plus New Pics

    Sometimes, you just want to watch a trio of actors bite into some decent material and have at it. And that's the hope for "The Two Faces Of January," which brings together Oscar Isaac, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen for a sun-baked thriller.

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    Watch: First Clip From 'The Two Faces Of January' With Oscar Isaac, Kirsten Dunst & Viggo Mortensen Plus New Pics & More

    A sun-dappled backdrop against which intrigue, murder and romance play out sounds right up our alley, and certainly, the associated names with "The Two Faces of January" are impressive. It's based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith ("The Talented Mr. Ripley"), is written and directed by Hossein Amini ...

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    San Francisco International Film Fest Selects Opening and Closing Night Films

    Now in its 57th year, the storied San Francisco International Film Festival has selected its opening and closing night films.

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    'January' and 'Venice' To Bookend 2014 San Francisco Film Festival

    The closing night film will be "Alex of Venice" starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Chris Messina.

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    Viggo Mortensen Is 'Captain Fantastic,' Miles Teller & Michael B. Jordan Reteam (Again) For Heist Comedy & More

    No, Viggo Mortensen isn't starring in some new Marvel movie, despite the name of the developing drama "Captain Fantastic." Instead, the actor will be joining "28 Hotel Rooms" director Matt Ross' film about "an idealistic father who, after a decade of living off the grid in the forests of the Pacific...

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    WATCH: David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen Talk Control and Spontaneity in Their Films Together

    Check out this video from the "In Conversation" series from TIFF Bell Lightbox, where Canuck auteur David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen discuss their working relationship, which has now spanned three films together ("A History of Violence," "Eastern Promises" and "A Dangerous Method").

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