Is there a language Viggo Mortensen doesn’t speak? The multilingual Danish-American actor has performed in everything from English to Elvish. Now he tackles French — as well the power of silence — in Venice Film Festival entry “Far From Men,” a stark story about two men, a schoolteacher and a murderer, caught up in Algeria’s war for independence.
Florida’s realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using “99 Homes” in their promotional material.
Movies — they don’t make ‘em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does. The director, part of a generation that injected grit into American cinema in the 1970s, revives the froth and fun of classic screwball comedies with his latest film, “She’s Funny That Way.”
Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of guns and spies in “The November Man,” an action thriller that pits his character against his former CIA bosses, with explosive effect.
It has Al Pacino and zombie girlfriends, Owen Wilson and Lars von Trier.