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Charlie Wilson's War

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  • Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman

     Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Six years ago, Philip Seymour Hoffman was nominated for a supporting actor Academy Award for "Charlie Wilson's War." He attended the nominees luncheon, a swank gathering at the Beverly Hilton, whose dress code is just one notch below that of the attire...
  • The great career of Philip Seymour Hoffman

    "MISTAKES are part of the dues one pays for a full life," said the star actress Sophia Loren. Well, it's not always "a full life" that one makes a mistake for and has to pay. Take the case of our friend, Philip Seymour Hoffman who left us Super Bowl...
  • Aaron Sorkin to Receive Nantucket Festival's Screenwriters Tribute

    The Nantucket Film Festival has tapped Aaron Sorkin for its annual screenwriters tribute, to be handed out during the fest's 19th annual edition this summer. Emily Mortimer, who stars in Sorkin's HBO series "The Newsroom," will present the kudo, which...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's NYC Funeral Draws Long List of Hollywood Friends

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Philip Seymour Hoffman's private funeral was held in Manhattan on Friday, with stars Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehey, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn paying their respects to an actor widely considered among the best...
  • Review: 'God's Pocket' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'God's Pocket' &#9733 1/2
    If, like me, you were hoping that "God's Pocket," starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final films, would feature yet another of the actor's distinctive turns, you are fresh out of luck. Hoffman's character, Mickey Scarpato, is a guy...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police

    Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police
    NEW YORK -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in New York

    Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday. He was 46. Law enforcement officials said Hoffman died at his apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. No cause of death has been determined...
  • 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...
  • 'Ride Along' cruises. Super Bowl ads. R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman.

    After the coffee. Before seeing how many watched the Super Bowl. The Skinny: Man that was one ugly game. I'm going to guess that this year's audience will be smaller than last year's, which was just over 108 million people. How about that episode of...