The Oscars may have snubbed his performance as Freud (and everybody else)
in David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous
Method," but Viggo
Mortensen can now claim the perhaps more
substantive Coolidge Award,
the annual career achievement honor given out by the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
He's in good company.
"Boston Phoenix" stalwart correspondent Harlan Jacobson is busy watching movies and breathing thin air at the Sundance Film Festival. Here's the first of his dispatches from the event that will be the arbiter of the year's independent movies:
It's raining in Park
City, which only has snow and Sundance to
recommend coming here, the way Palm Springs only
has the sun and no dance, or Tombstone
only has a graveyard.