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Viggo Mortensen Lands Genie Award For 'A Dangerous Method'

March 9th, 2012 8:02am EST
Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen showed his support for his favorite Canadian ice hockey team by waving its flag onstage as he picked up a top prize at the 32nd Annual Genie Awards in Toronto on Thursday.

Mortensen, a longtime hockey fan, drew cheers as he unfurled the Montreal Canadiens (sic) flag and wrapped it around the best supporting actor trophy he received for his role in A Dangerous Method.

He said, "It's a very beautiful trophy and I think in order to cross the border safely I'll have to wrap it very, very carefully so I brought some very strong material with me."

The actor also thanked Cana...
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Michael Fassbender Is Still Good At Identifying Famous Men's Junk (Video)

January 18th, 2012 1:51pm EST
Michael Fassbender
MTV News' Josh Horowitz quizzed Michael Fassbender on famous celebrity penises on the red carpet at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. The actor did a proficient job of identifying which appendage belonged to which star.

Check out Fassbender laughing off the contest in the latest edition of "After Hours: Members Only 2: Fassmember Rises:"

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Fassbender stars in the upcoming film "Haywire." The German-born actor has also starred in "Jane Eyre," "A Dangerous Method" and "Shame."
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Golden Globe Nominations: Snubs And Surprises

December 15th, 2011 7:43pm EST
The Ides of March
‘Tis the season… for Ricky Gervais to make nasty jokes and make Robert Downy Jr. blush…. Fa la la la la la la la la. That’s right, the Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. There were a few surprises, a few snubs, and a few nominees that make you go, “Hmmmm”? Let’s break it down by Movie and TV categories.

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Films like 'The Artist' and 'The Help' dominated, not surprisingly.

The most surprising inclusion here? ‘The Ides of March,’ which up ‘til now was considered an also-ran in awards season. But the film picked up nods for Best Drama, Best Director (George Clooney),...
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'The Help', 'The Artist' And 'The Descendants' Dominate 2012 Golden Globe Nominations

December 15th, 2011 10:30am EST
The Artist
The Help, The Artist and The Descendants will be the ones to beat at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards after landing four nominations each.

The Help will go head-to-head with The Descendants in the Best Motion Picture (Drama) category alongside The Ides of March, Martin Scorsese's Hugo, Steven Spielberg's War Horse, and Moneyball.

The Help also received nods in the Best Performance by an Actress (Drama) category, thanks to Viola Davis, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer's work.

The Descendants scooped mentions for Best Performa...
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Stuart Brazell and JoJo Wright's 2012 Oscar Nomination Predictions!

December 1st, 2011 4:20pm EST
Stuart Brazell and JoJo Wright
Who will be nominated this year? We preview 2011′s Oscar worthy pictures: “The Iron Lady,” “We Bought A Zoo,” “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close” and “A Dangerous Method.” Check out our video below on our Oscar nomination predictions.

All of these movies are amazing! Who do you think will be nominated? Tweet me @stuartbrazell
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Review: 'A Dangerous Method' Feels Like Watered-Down Cronenberg

November 21st, 2011 2:20pm EST
A Dangerous Method
While there has always been a psycho/sexual theme in various guises throughout the work of famed filmmaker David Cronenberg, he has become a bit more refined with his movies of late. But where "Eastern Promises" was one of his most accomplished pictures to date, "A Dangerous Method" feels stagnate and ends up suffering from a severe case of identity crisis. Is the film a highbrow pseudo-intellectual drama, a tale of twisted sexual practices or just an examination of the deep dark secrets within us all? Problem is on all such levels the boring Method fails – trying to please everyone is d...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'The Muppets,' 'My Week With Marilyn,' 'Hugo' & More

November 21st, 2011 11:00am EST
Trailer Talk
This week Jason Segel brings back everyone’s favorite puppets in The Muppets, Martin Scorsese gives 1930s Paris life in Hugo, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung feud in A Dangerous Method, Simon Curtis gives us an intimate look at Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, Santa’s son Arthur embarks on an adventure in Arthur Christmas, and a silent film star deals with the arrival of talking pictures in The Artist.

MY PICK FOR THE WEEK: The Muppets

THE MUPPETS

Three huge Muppet fans Gary, Mary, and Walter (Jason Segel, Amy Adams, and voice of Peter Linz) help reunite the Muppets to save their...
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Review: 'A Dangerous Method' 'Two Jews On Film' Only One Is Psyched About Cronenberg's Latest

November 20th, 2011 4:56pm EST
A Dangerous Method
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Sigmund Freud... Carl Jung... So what comes to mind when you hear these two names? Certainly not, the director David Cronenberg. who's more known for making twisted, dark horror/scifi ('The Brood', 'Scanners' 'The Fly) than cerebral relationship dramas.

But with his new film, 'A Dangerous Method' that's about to change. This is the story of three people, Sigmund Freud (Viggio Mortensen)...Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) and their extraordinary, patient/associate, Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) who eventually came between them.

First, I ha...
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Keira Knightley Threatened To Kill Michael Fassbender During 'Dangerous' Spanking Scene

October 26th, 2011 11:32am EDT
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley threatened to kill her co-star Michael Fassbender if he touched her during a kinky spanking scene in A Dangerous Method.

The British beauty plays a Russian woman with severe psychological issues who comes between famed psychiatrists Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, and has admitted she almost turned down the role because of a scene where her character, Sabine, is violently spanked.

And she warned Fassbender she would take revenge if one of the fake slaps actually struck her.

She says, "I actually said to him before we shot the spanking scenes, 'If you touch me I will kill ...
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Keira Knightley Shows A Tiny Bit Of Skin At 'Dangerous Method' Premiere

October 25th, 2011 9:00am EDT
Keira Knightley
The conservative Keira Knightely wore a cut-out dress to the "A Dangerous Method" premiere in London yesterday. It's not often the actress shows off her tummy.

In the film Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), a disciple of Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen), uses Freudian techniques to treat Russian-Jewish psychiatric patient Sabina Spielrein (Knightley). But the deeper Jung's relationship with Spielrein grows, the further the burgeoning psychiatrist and his highly respected mentor drift apart.

The film made headlines because in one scene, Knightley's character is violently spanked. The actress ...
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Keira Knightley Drank Vodka Shots Before Spanking Scene In 'Dangerous Method'

September 14th, 2011 8:35am EDT
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley came close to turning down a leading role in David Cronenberg's disturbing new film "A Dangerous Method" because she feared the movie's spanking scenes would haunt her for the rest of her career.

The British beauty plays a Russian woman with severe psychological issues who comes between famed psychiatrists Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud.

In one shocking scene, Knightley's character, Sabine, is violently spanked, and the star admits she picked up the phone to tell director Cronenberg she didn't feel comfortable accepting the role.

But after the filmmaker insisted the scene wo...
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Viggo Mortensen Petitions For More Sigmund Freud Letters To Be Made Public

September 3rd, 2011 11:00am EDT
Viggo Mortensen
Actor Viggo Mortensen has appealed to the family of Sigmund Freud's psychiatrist protege Carl Jung to release more letters of correspondence between the pair, because they make "fascinating" reading.

The Lord of the Rings star portrays famed psychoanalyst Freud in new drama A Dangerous Method, opposite Michael Fassbender as Jung, about the two medics' differing opinions about the treatment of a young patient, played by Keira Knightley.

Mortensen studied handwritten notes exchanged by the two doctors to help prepare for the role, but he wishes more personal letters from Jung were made av...
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U2 Documentary Set To Open Toronto Film Festival

July 26th, 2011 11:01pm EDT
U2
Rock band U2's documentary has been selected to open the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada in September.

The film, From The Sky Down, is directed by Oscar winner Davis Guggenheim and chronicles the Irish band's longtime success since its formation in 1978.

The 2011 celebrations will be a star-studded affair - other celebrities set to showcase their latest works include Brad Pitt (Moneyball), Hugh Jackman (Butter), Keira Knightley (A Dangerous Method), and Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs).

George Clooney will screen two movies at the festival (The Ides of March, The Descendants), as...
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Keira Knightley Gets A Spanking In New Film (Video)

June 23rd, 2011 12:30pm EDT
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley is set to shock fans with saucy spanking scenes in her sexually-charged new movie "A Dangerous Method."

The film focuses on the relationship between famed psychiatrists Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, who are played by Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen respectively.

Knightley plays a disturbed Russian patient who embarks on a scandalous affair with Jung, and the raunchy film footage shows the pair locked in a steamy sex scene and another with the actress bending over and being spanked.

The David Cronenberg film is due for release later this year.

Check out the trailer ...
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Michael Fassbender Finally Hits The Big Time With ‘X-Men: First Class’

June 3rd, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Michael Fassbender X-Men: First Class
Though he is still relatively unknown to most audiences right now, after this weekend Michael Fassbender will officially be one of the biggest movie stars in the world. He stars as Erik Lehnsherr a.k.a. Magneto in the comic book origin story “X-Men: First Class.” His performance as the metal-bending, vengeance-seeking mutant will definitely be the performance people will be talking about after seeing the movie.

The German-born actor had his big break in the TV mini-series “Band of Brothers” which was produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. Fassbender continued working steadily in Briti...
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