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TIFF fans divulge most gracious stars on the red carpet

TIFF fans divulge most gracious stars on the red carpet

September 17, 2011

Hundreds of stars come to TIFF each year, but which ones  appreciate their fans the most? Joanne Chu-Fook has been going to the festival for five years and says the great thing about TIFF is that it's a festival for the people, unlike other large film festivals like Venice or Cannes, which don't open their […]

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Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley at the A Dangerous Method premiere

Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley at the A Dangerous Method premiere

September 11, 2011

Fan favorite Viggo Mortensen made sure to greet the fans who'd been waiting for hours to see him when he arrived at Roy Thomson Hall for the gala screening of his latest film, A Dangerous Method, which also stars Keira Knightley. Earlier in the day, the co-stars posed with a Montreal Canadiens hockey sweater to […]

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Viggo Mortensen Interview - A Dangerous Method

Viggo Mortensen Interview - A Dangerous Method

September 10, 2011

Taking direction from David Cronenberg is nothing new for Viggo Mortensen. The two previously collaborated on A History of Violence and Eastern Promises, and return to the Toronto International Film Festival this year with the historical drama A Dangerous Method. The film tells the story of the complicated relationship between famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (Mortensen) […]

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Who's walking the red carpet on Day 3?

Who's walking the red carpet on Day 3?

September 10, 2011

Although a press conference for the movie Killer Elite starring Robert De Niro, Clive Owen and Jason Statham was cancelled, all three are still expected on the red carpet today for the gala screening of the film at Roy Thomson Hall this afternoon. Later at Roy Thomson, TIFF favorite Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley are […]

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2011 Line-up announced!

2011 Line-up announced!

July 27, 2011

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its 2011 line-up yesterday. The festival runs from September 8 to 18 and features the North American premieres of George Clooney's The Ides of March, Coriolanus directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes and co-starring Gerard Butler and W.E., a romance directed by Madonna. World premieres include Moneyball with Brad […]

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Viggo Mortensen - The Road interview

Viggo Mortensen - The Road interview

September 14, 2009

Tribute's Bonnie Laufer-Krebs sits down with Viggo Mortensen and his co-star, Kodi Smit-McPhee, to talk about their TIFF film The Road. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Cormac McCarthy, The Road is an epic post-apocalyptic tale of survival, in which a father (Mortensen) and his young son (Smit-McPhee) journey across a barren America that was destroyed […]

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Viggo Mortensen denies he's quitting acting

September 13, 2009

At the TIFF press conference promote his new film The Road, Viggo Mortensen angrily denied that he's quitting acting. A prolific actor who's had films screening at the Toronto festival for the past several years, he told reporters how the rumor got started. "I was just honest with someone a little while back who asked […]

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Viggo Mortensen tickles the ivories at Sutton Place

September 9, 2008

Viggo Mortensen, wearing a red t-shirt, dark pants and bare feet, played piano yesterday in the Sutton Place Hotel lobby. He went unnoticed until a Reuters photographer spotted him and began snapping pictures. A crowd of fans began to gather, and one asked what he was playing. He answered, "I don't know, I just made […]

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Viggo Mortensen (Appaloosa) interview

September 8, 2008

Viggo Mortensen describes how the shotgun he carried in Appaloosa almost becomes another character in the minds of the audience and the movie's characters.