Viggo Mortensen thrills in 'The Two Faces of January' trailer [VIDEO]

Viggo Mortensen thrills in 'The Two Faces of January' trailer [VIDEO]

Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst have something to hide in new trailer for "The Two Faces of January."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
By United Press International
'Help,' 'Moneyball' score Globe nods

'Help,' 'Moneyball' score Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "The Descendants," "The Help," "Hugo," "The Ides of March," "Moneyball" and "War Horse" were tapped for the Best Drama Golden Globe in Los Angeles Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.
By United Press International

Mortensen says dark works focus attention

NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Viggo Mortensen says his involvement in the dark movies, "Good" and "The Road," have helped him focus on the important things in life.
Day-Lewis wins best actor Oscar

Day-Lewis wins best actor Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Day-Lewis won the best actor Oscar in Los Angeles Sunday for his portrayal of a self-made oil tycoon in "There Will Be Blood."

80th Academy Awards ceremony under way

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The 80th Academy Awards show, which honors the year's best in film, is under way at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.

Stars planning to attend Oscars lunch

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Oscar nominees George Clooney, Viggo Mortensen, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page are set to attend an upcoming Hollywood luncheon in their honor.
Day-Lewis plays oil tycoon in 'Blood'

Day-Lewis plays oil tycoon in 'Blood'

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Day-Lewis said he signed on to play a U.S. oil tycoon in "There Will Be Blood" because the character's life is so different from his own.

'Atonement' earns 14 BAFTA nods

LONDON , Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The period drama "Atonement" led the field when nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards were announced Wednesday.

Theron signs up for 'Road' trip

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning South African actress Charlize Theron is reportedly set to co-star with Viggo Mortensen in the new big-screen drama "The Road."

'Into the Wild' grabs four SAG award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Sean Penn's Alaskan adventure tale "Into the Wild" was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Thursday.

'Control' wins big at British indie awards

LONDON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- "Control" was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards ceremony held at the Roundhouse in London Wednesday night.

Toronto film festival comes to a close

TORONTO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg’s “Eastern Promises” took the highest award the Toronto International Film Festival had to offer.

Golden Boots Awards honor 'Avenging Angel'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Hallmark Channel movie, "Avenging Angel," won the Best of the West prize in Beverly Hills, Calif., at the 25th annual Golden Boot Awards.

Viggo, Renee sign on for 'Appaloosa'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood actors Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen and Renee Zellweger have signed to star in the new big-screen western, "Appaloosa," Variety.com reported Tuesday.

Watts, Schreiber welcome son

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- "Painted Veil" co-stars Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber, together since 2005, welcomed their first child, a boy born in a Los Angeles hospital. Alexander Pete Schreiber weighted 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 22 1/2 inches long when he was born Wednesda

Toronto fest lists Canadian film line-up

TORONTO, July 18 (UPI) -- David Cronenberg, Denys Arcand and Francois Girard are among Canadian directors whose films will be featured at the Toronto Film Festival.

'Constant Gardener' is critic's favorite

LONDON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- "The Constant Gardener" garnered seven nominations Wednesday to lead the field for the 26th London Film Critics' Circle Awards.

Feature: Explaining 'Hidalgo'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Like The Walt Disney Co.'s other 2004 box-office misfires -- including "King Arthur," "Around the World in 80 Days" and "Home on the Range" -- "Hidalgo" had all the essential ingredients for marketplace success, but still came up short at the ticket windo
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Movie academy invites new members

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 30 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 127 filmmakers -- including Sean Penn and Sofia Coppola -- to become members.

'Hidalgo' trainer praises Viggo

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- The man who trained Viggo Mortensen for his horse racing scenes in the film "Hidalgo" said the actor took his riding very seriously.

Canada, undressed

TORONTO, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- A survey of 6,000 Canadian men and women indicated what Canadians really think about sex, attraction, and seduction.

Critics hail 'Return of the King'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" was named the best picture of 2003 at the ninth annual Critics' Choice Awards held in Los Angeles.
Page 1 of 2