| Jan 5, 2014
It's customary for us ink-stained (and now, of course, pixel-stained) wretches to look back on the year's films and pluck out 10 titles that we ordain collectively as top 10 lists.
This process was fun the first 20 or so times I did it, but there is...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
In the contrived and predictable yet fairly tense "Reasonable Doubt," Dominic Cooper ("The History Boys," "Mamma Mia") plays scrappy Chicago District Atty. Mitch Brockden, a rising star with a strong conviction record, a pretty wife (Erin Karpluk) and a...
| Nov 25, 2013
About six months ago, “Philomena” star Steve Coogan—the hilarious English actor perhaps best known in America for his roles in “Tropic Thunder” and “The Other Guys”—shot a pilot called “Doubt” in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Roman Polanski will direct the stage musical version of his 1967 movie "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in a production that is scheduled to open in October in Paris.
"Dance of the Vampires" (French title: "Le Bal des Vampires") was first produced in...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Not long ago, Barbara and Ethan Gruska — the fresh-faced siblings at the core of L.A.'s Belle Brigade — were deep in a rehearsal with their two bandmates. The goal that afternoon was reworking the songs on the Belle Brigade's self-titled...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Feb. 2, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday.
The cause of death was acute drug intoxication, including heroin,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental overdose involving a powerful cocktail of drugs, authorities announced Friday.
Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine were found in the actor's system, causing "acute drug intoxication," according...
| 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 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s New York apartment contained approximately 50 bags of heroin at the time of his death on Sunday, according to multiple media reports.
Investigators also found used syringes and prescription drugs in the home of the 46-year-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Todo o nada. Esa parecía la máxima de Philip Seymour Hoffman a la hora de actuar, sin opción para medias tintas. Intérprete comprometido y valiente, brillaba igual en papeles pequeños que en grandes, a los que le costó llegar, y no tuvo reparos en aceptar...
| 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...