Tinet, a student of Russia and the Russian language, dissects Viggo Mortensen’s performance in Eastern Promises, saying that “[he] alone is a reason to watch this film over and over again.”
Category: Interviews & Articles
My Top 10: Viggo Mortensen
The June 27/July 4 special double issue of Entertainment Weekly features Viggo Mortensen on page 32, offering his top 10 “Pieces of Advice I’ve Heard on Movie Sets.”
Viggo on the cover of Men’s Vogue
Viggo Mortensen can swing a broadsword as Aragorn or neatly fillet a Russian mobster. But off-screen, the Oscar contender is a life-giving force, playing big brother to a band of poets, painters, and searchers like him.
Fresh Air: Cronenberg & Mortensen, Making ‘Eastern Promises’
Viggo Mortensen and David Cronenberg appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air to talk with Terry Gross about Eastern Promises.
Viggo on The Daily Show (Jon Stewart)
In case you missed Viggo Mortensen’s silliness on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, catch the video on The Daily Show site. If for some reason it is inaccessible, you can find an archive on the SOTBK History of Violence page.
With stars in their sighs
Bernard Zuel writes in The Sydney Morning Herald: “They’re all modern, sophisticated – and besotted with a man most of them have never met and never will….”
Don’t miss the November 2004 issue of Premiere magazine with Tom Hanks on the cover; it has a gallery of Viggo’s behind-the-scenes photos from Lord of the Rings, plus a note from him and some fun anecdotes from the filming. You’ll find scans here at Brego.net. Caption for this photograph by Viggo Mortensen (right): “Some members […]