Well, here are the results of last week's mini-quiz. Hope you had fun guessing the answers. Anyone get all of the right? If so, you are definitely a Viggo Uber-Fan!
© Miramax Films / Village Roadshow.
Find the missing words and the film:
A Walk on the Moon:
...no man other than Viggo Mortensen could carry the moniker Blouse Man
and retain the sort of paint-peeling smoldering sexuality that he wields throughout this film (to say nothing of his nuanced, stunning performance, which I guess I'm saying next to nothing about. But don't we all assume such a performance from Viggo?).
Liz W Garcia
13 July 2015
The film is also thrillingly beautiful, and graced with Mortensen, who seizes the imagination even when he's sniffing horse manure
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
18 March 2015
I don't have much screen time in the movie, but during the preparation of my character I listened to thousands of hours of salsa music from the early seventies. And I also learned to do everything from a wheelchair
, including cooking and washing the dishes afterwards.
Q&A with Viggo Mortensen
New York Post
"From the first moment you start to see the film, you realize that Viggo is not playing a Spaniard
, the thing is that he is a Spaniard
Mano a Mano
XL Semanal, 20 August 2006
Translation for V-W by Paddy
"It was like some creeping disease, you wake up one morning and everyone is speaking Russian
Globe and Mail
10 Sept 2007
Few stars of his stature would consider such a low-budget arthouse film in a foreign language - let alone co-produce it, be able to act in both Spanish and Danish, and be prepared to sport such spectacularly awful whiskers
Viggo Mortensen shows his independent side
by Demetrios Matheou
4 March 2015
Ah...that was fun, but difficult, because the truth is that I couldn't prepare the role the way that I usually do...going to Lucifer's
house or meeting him or meeting his family. But I think that we all have a dark side and so I had to think a little bit about that.
"If they give me a Salvadorian script, I'm game."
By Isabela Vides - translated by Margarita
7 March 2007
Source: La Prensa Grafica
"These characters, in spite of seeming to be very cold, in fact, beneath the rags they wear San Lorenzo t-shirts
," says the actor, and laughs.
Viggo talking about The Road
In The Name Of The Father
By Natalia Trzenko - translated by Ollie and Zooey
22 June 2010
"To be honest about the climbing scenes, I have a little vertigo
," says Mortensen. "It gets me. I'm glad I look like I'm comfortable."
Viggo Mortensen is a marvel in 'Captain Fantastic'
19 May 2016
What film is this and what is he talking about?
"It was so big, I didn't know at first if I could walk around with it in the movie because it was so huge. Then we made the decision that he should walk around with it everywhere." 8 Gauge Shotgun – Appaloosa
Viggo Mortensen on the eight-gauge shotgun
Mortensen delves into America's cowboy mentality
By Katherine Monk
Canwest News Service
7 September 2008
...It's deafening. It's kind of shocking at first, but then it's strangely soothing. It's so overwhelming that it puts you into this place where you're very focused, unless you freak out and run away. But I had a good teacher. Bees – Todos Tenemos un Plan
Viggo Mortensen on Everybody Has a Plan, Beekeeping, and The Hobbit
By Bilge Ebiri
22 March 2013
"Is it horrible?" he winces. "Does it look like me? As long as it doesn't look like me, then there's no voodoo risk." Viggo's Action figure – The Lord of the Rings
Viggo Mortensen on his LOTR action figure
Viggo Mortensen: A Method Actor in Middle-Earth
by Ryan Gilbey
The Independent.uk, 2001
"He said 'You know, I can eat a live one.' I said, 'Let's eat all the fake ones first. If we run out, you can eat a live one.' " Locust - Hidalgo
Joe Johnston on filming Hidalgo
A Man of Many Parts
Washington Post, 2004
What is he not as good at?
'Let's just say I'm not as good as the hobbits.' Surfing
Chairman Of The Sword
By Liane Bonin
10 December 2003
And finally, which film it this?
…to my absolute amazement, it features Viggo Mortensen in a pre-Rings role, sporting a profoundly ridiculous blond weave, though still giving the film's best performance by miles… Daylight
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