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  • 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...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure

    Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure
    In 2012, The Times published the following profile of Mike Nichols as he set about to direct a Broadway revival of "Death of a Saleman." Nichols died Wednesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest at his New York home. Mike Nichols is running scared....
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast August 13, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Slattery was born in Boston on this date in 1962. This birthday guy has starred as Roger Sterling on the acclaimed series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also played recurring roles on "Desperate Housewives" and "Judging Amy," as...
  • 'Larry Crowne'

    'Larry Crowne'
    The sum is less than the parts in Tom Hanks' first feature directing project since "That Thing You Do!" but since the parts involve Hanks and Julia Roberts as the film's stars, benefits can be found. Also the picture's co-writer (with Nia Vardalos), Hanks...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 7, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Shiri Appleby was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1978. This birthday gal made her biggest splash to date as Liz Parker on the series "Roswell." She also played a recurring role on "ER" and starred in the short-lived series "Life...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'Doubt'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'Doubt'
    To call Philip Seymour Hoffman an "actor's actor" seems too much a cliché for the surprising, nuanced work for which he is known. He is a creator of people, three-dimensional figures with faults and foibles that seem all too human. After his Oscar-...
  • Sunshine Cleaning's Emily Blunt making a career of being American

    Sunshine Cleaning's Emily Blunt making a career of being American
    Emily Blunt is British to the core, London-born, a veteran of the West End stage and many a BBC production. But in spite of break-out work in her native accent in films such as The Devil Wears Prada, Blunt is finding her greatest fame on the big screen...