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  • 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.
  • A look at Anthony Mann's fascination with desperate characters

    Where director Anthony Mann is concerned, there are two kinds of people: those who admire him extravagantly (Jean-Luc Godard, who called him "Supermann," is in that group) and those who are unfamiliar with his output. A new UCLA Film & Television...

    Charles Durning: war hero and character actor

     
    The life and art of Charles Durning  are inseparable. He drew on what he had seen to enrich his acting. He had seen a lot as a soldier who survived the D-Day invasion.  His death Monday, at age 89, brought back a flood of movie and TV memories. He...

    Jack Klugman: a most valuable player in the acting sport

     
    Jack Klugman was most famous for playing a sportswriter, which is key to understanding his enduring appeal. Acting is basically a team sport, and the grand old pro Klugman played on some of the best teams in history. Klugman, who died Monday at age 90,...

    On Theater: Strong verdict for 'Twelve Angry Men'

    On Theater: Strong verdict for 'Twelve Angry Men'
    Nearly 60 years have passed since Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" first stirred viewers of TV's "Westinghouse Studio One," and the subsequent movie version became even more memorable for the superb performances of Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb as jury...