| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
By the time that Beck Hansen finished his lush, melancholy new record, "Morning Phase," he had become so consumed by the process that he says he'd caused brain damage.
"I've heard each song about six or seven thousand times, to the point where it's...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:06 AM
I saw Philip Seymour Hoffman play Willy Loman on Broadway, and what I remember most is sheer exhaustion at the play's end.
A great and committed actor, he made you feel like you had lived "Death of a Salesman" with him.
At the curtain call in 2012,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As a theater actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman commanded a pile-driving force. He didn’t start softly and build. He came out of the blocks in a fury and steadily ratcheted up to an apoplectic finish.
Writing in the Village Voice about his...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A funeral Mass for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was held Friday at St. Ignatius of Loyola church on Park Avenue in New York City, with dozens of acting luminaries turning out to bid farewell to the Oscar winner who died Sunday of an apparent heroin...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Theatricum Botanicum’s all-Shakespeare season gets going with two of the Bard’s best, a musical take on an Old Testament tale is on stage at the Pantages, and a former sitcom star portrays a silent-film legend at the Pasadena Playhouse....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman in an apparent drug overdose Sunday leaves behind a diverse and impressive body of work cut tragically short. From his pornographer turn in "Boogie Nights" to his Oscar-decorated turn as Truman Capote to his...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Under the Dome Stephen King wrote the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:13 PM
When Adam McKay was announced, and then unannounced, as a contender to direct "Ant Man," moviedom's hive mind began racing at the possibilities. Did that mean Will Ferrell could potentially star as the insectoid hero? Could John C. Reilly could play his...
| Jul 24, 2013
On the heels of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” surprise presentation at Comic-Con International this weekend, Marvel Studios announced Tuesday […]...
| Aug 10, 2013
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” stars Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan took the D23 stage Saturday morning to […]...
| Dec 22, 2013
It's finally official — Marvel has confirmed that Vin Diesel will voice the sentient tree Groot in the studio's 2014 […]...