Oh, Viggo. You saw the post we ran yesterday about celebrities in Breton stripes and you felt left out: Please allow me to welcome you back in with open arms. Read More...
Viggo Mortensen suits up in black for the big premiere of his new movie Captain Fantastic held at Somerset House on Wednesday (August 17) in London, England. The 57-year-old actor was joined on the red carpet by director Matt Ross. Captain Fantastic follows a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical [...]
Viggo Mortensen waves to photographers as he makes his way out of the Today FM Studios after promoting his latest film Captain Fantastic at the Anton Savage Show on Tuesday (August 16) in Dublin, Ireland. The evening before, the 57-year-old actor attended a special screening and Q&A for Captain Fantastic at the Lighthouse Cinema. PHOTOS: [...]
Actor Dominic Monaghan recently posted a series of pictures on Instagram with Billy Boyd and Viggo Mortensen that made Lord of the Rings fans feel like the gang was getting back together at Rivendell. We fought in a war. #neverforget...Show More Summary
It can seem like Viggo Mortensen went off the grid after donning his Aragorn crown. Mortensen’s highest-grossing movie since “Lord of the Rings” is the one he made directly following the trilogy’s end in 2003: the western “Hidalgo,” which topped out at a decent $108 million worldwide. Show More Summary
Viggo Mortensen throws voters a third option – Celebitchy Donald Trump just gave Omarosa a job – Dlisted Yard Crashers has a new host – Starcasm Melania Trump really, really liked Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech or was it coincidence? –...Show More Summary
The ageless actor discusses his award-worthy turn as a hippie father in new film Captain Fantastic, male versus female nudity, and the 2016 presidential election.
by Julia Raban Raising the perfect family is tough, but Ben (Viggo Mortensen) in Captain Fantastic seems to have it figured out. In an idyllic Washington State forest—filmed south of Seattle, at the foot of Mount Rainier—he raises his children on the land. Show More Summary
The actor says that the movie’s themes speak to the social turmoil that Americans are grappling with this presidential election cycle, which makes many people perhaps wish they could move off the grid.
In the admirably anarchistic family saga Captain Fantastic, a father named Ben (Viggo Mortensen) makes a valiant stab at keeping his six children out of the clutches of our corporate-capitalist oligarchy and the mindless consumerism it promulgates. That’s why Ben and his wife have moved their brood to the forests ... More »
Delightfully odd, Captain Fantastic touches upon thought-provoking themes in an entertaining, touching and funny fashion, while it's effortlessly elevated by a captivating Viggo Mortensen.
After mostly taking a pause on Fourth of July weekend, specialty distributors appear to be kicking in with summer alternatives for the second weekend of the month. Bleecker Street is heading out with Sundance debut Captain Fantastic starring Viggo Mortensen. Show More Summary
There’s a moment early on in “Captain Fantastic” when Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen), while driving his six kids around in a lovingly refurbished old school bus, catches one of his teenage daughters reading “Lolita.” For Ben, a fount of erudition and progressive thinking, this discovery is not cause for...
Viggo Mortensen attempts to raise a wolf pack of philosopher-kings in this indie about a father's efforts to keep his family outside mainstream society.
Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) doesn’t just live his values. He passes them on to his children like a gospel, molding their minds and bodies to his perfect ideal. Deep within the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, the man raises a small...Show More Summary
"My goal was to create a movie that was intellectually stimulating and emotionally moving." One of my favorite films of the year is called Captain Fantastic, starring Viggo Mortensen as the father of a family he is raising to be "philosopher kings" without the toxic influences of modern society. Show More Summary
Viggo Mortensen is at the top of his game in this family dramedy, shot through with humor and heart. Written and directed with scrappy grace by Matt Ross (an actor best known for playing vengeful CEO Gavin Belson of HBO's Silicon Valley), Captain Fantastic takes turns you don't see coming. Mortensen...
Since breaking through to stardom as Aragorn in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, Viggo Mortensen has largely spurned the blockbuster route in favor of more idiosyncratic fare like David Cronenberg’s “A History of Violence” and “Eastern Promises.” It’s fitting, then, that in his latest movie, “Captain...
Andy Muschietti's IT remake will be shooting in Toronto this July, so they're wrapping up casting. The latest addition is Nicholas Hamilton, a young Australiana actor who will be appearing alongside Viggo Mortensen in CAPTAIN FANTASTIC later this year. Show More Summary
1. "Why Viggo Mortensen Is Off the Grid": An excellent profile of the actor from Esquire's Lisa DePaulo. “We're here to talk about Mortensen's new movie, a subversive and surprising family drama called ‘Captain Fantastic,’ and we'reShow More Summary