Tag Archives: Viggo Mortensen

TIFF FILM REVIEW: Peter Farrelly’s ‘Green Book’

By Ray Bennett TORONTO – You don’t expect gentleness and warmth from one of the Farrelly Brothers but that’s exactly what you get in Peter Farrelly’s crowd-pleasing fact-based film ‘Green Book’. Viggo Mortensen and Mahersaha Ali complement each other as … Continue reading

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RIO FESTIVAL: ‘Should Nothing Else Work Out’ wins top prize

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The top feature film prize at the 10th Rio International Film Festival, which wrapped Thursday night, went to Jose Eduardo Belmonte’s droll thriller “Should Nothing Else Work Out” (Se Nada Mais der Certo) and its … Continue reading

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RIO FILM FESTIVAL: Bright spots in spite of the rain

By Ray Bennett RIO DE JANEIRO – They say that Rio de Janeiro sparkles in the sunshine but the sun has been in scarce supply this week with cloudy skies and often torrential rain and the city’s Rio’s Copacabana Beach remains impressive … Continue reading

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British Independent Film Awards winners

By Ray Bennett The Joy Division biography “Control” was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards Wednesday night with five prizes including best picture. Anton Corbijn was honored twice as best director and best first-time director while Sam … Continue reading

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RIO FILM REVIEW: Viggo Mortensen in ‘Good’

By Ray Bennett RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian director Vicente Amorim’s drama “Good,” based on a play by C.P. Taylor, is set in Nazi Germany and tells with escalating tension the story of a presumably decent man whose bland acquiescence … Continue reading

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