Credit Credit Photograph by Jackie Nickerson. Styled by Jason Rider. By Thessaly La Force.
Registered in Ireland: There is Brad Pitt: too lean and too chiseled to ignore, rangy and funny but emotionally aloof. There is the spiritual descendant of Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, that boyish, Peter Pan-type who still happens, however incongruously, to be in possession of an old soul.
And so, a challenge, my pets. Which is the other movie in which Viggo appears fully naked? The challenge of sinking your teeth in should be reward enough.
For others, not so much. Among the most famous known to decline an academy membership over the years are Oscar winners Woody Allen and George Lucas. And until now, that small list of holdouts has included actor Viggo Mortensen.
Like Cameron Diaz, Bullock waited until she reached her forties to strip for the camera — in the comedy "The Proposal. In an interview with Us magazine, she recalled thinking: "OK, there is no way to shoot this unless you are buck naked. After her provocative leg-crossing scene in the thriller "Basic Instinct," there was no way Stone could demur from shedding her clothes in "Basic Instinct 2," even though the sequel was made 14 years later.
On newsstands Thursday 8 August. I just love Jason Issacs I have met him twice now at TIFF and besides talented I find him to be genuine, friendly, and funny as hell!
Still, Fassie could have gotten a free trip to Spain and he and Viggo could have posed together and all would have been right with the world! How do you think Viggo looks here? I think the fix is an easy one, though — he should cut his hair and put on about ten pounds. And maybe use a night cream.
And the setup—about a bigoted, ring-a-ding Bronx nightclub bouncer Mortensen driving a black concert pianist Ali around the Jim Crow South in —seems creaky and out of step with the times. Yet Green Book struck a big chord here in Toronto nonetheless. For better or worse, ticket-buying festival audiences went absolutely nuts for it when the movie screened on Tuesday.