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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman: What was his greatest performance? [Poll]

    Philip Seymour Hoffman: What was his greatest performance? [Poll]
    Given the depth and breadth of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's body of work, it's difficult to even narrow down his top performances, let alone single out the best one. Would it be his Oscar-winning turn as "In Cold Blood" author Truman Capote...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say
    Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said, adding that two glassine envelopes containing what police suspected to be heroin were found near his body....
  • For Hoffman, acting didn't come easy, but it did come true

    For Hoffman, acting didn't come easy, but it did come true
    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't really steal scenes. He tugged them, slyly, like a man doing a slow-motion rug trick, to his own corner of the action. He did it time after time, across 50-odd feature films and with a consistent presence on the New York...
  • Variety's Justin Chang Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Master of His Screen Craft

    "You're aberrated. You've wandered from the proper path, haven't you? These problems you have … you seem so familiar to me." These words were spoken by Philip Seymour Hoffman in what would turn out to be one of his last screen performances, as the...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46; Oscar-winning actor

    Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46. A business...
  • On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone

    On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone
    When an actor as extraordinarily gifted as Philip Seymour Hoffman dies as suddenly, as tragically as he did, the mind goes into a kind of shock. How could a person who could effortlessly be so many people suddenly not be here at all? It doesn't seem...
  • On Theater: A warm 'Memory' to close the year

    On Theater: A warm 'Memory' to close the year
    When Truman Capote chronicled his troubled childhood in rural Alabama in "A Christmas Memory," he didn't change any names to protect the innocent — except his own. Capote dubbed himself "Buddy," a successful writer visiting his roots two decades...
  • The big, big book on the big, big legend, Miss Barbara Stanwyck

    "ALL terrorism is theater!" said departing -- to my sorrow -- New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. I wrote down this quote in the back of my daily calendar book so long ago that I had forgotten it. Then, last week I heard all sorts of people...
  • On the town for the holidays

    South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa will present its annual production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" until Dec. 26. Jerry Path's adaptation of one man's redemption and new lease on life stars Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge for the 34th...
  • A montage of favorite things for 2013

    A montage of favorite things for 2013
    Consider this a purge. A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
  • Review: 'Love, Marilyn' is a love letter to Marilyn Monroe

    Review: 'Love, Marilyn' is a love letter to Marilyn Monroe
    Watching "Love, Marilyn," Liz Garbus' pointed, poetic and occasionally overwrought documentary about the life of Marilyn Monroe, I kept thinking about "The Great Gatsby," another tragedy in two acts recently resurrected for our viewing pleasure. In each...