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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • The gloves of Amal Clooney

    "LOTS has been said about Amal Clooney's decision to wear white arm's length gloves to the Golden Globes this year. Maybe it wasn't the best choice, but she still looked great. The human rights lawyer also added a 'Je Suis Charlie' pin on her purse,"...
  • TCA 2015: Showtime promises 'damn good cup of coffee' with 'Twin Peaks'

    TCA 2015: Showtime promises 'damn good cup of coffee' with 'Twin Peaks'
    Showtime Network President David Nevins was finishing up his introductory remarks at the Television Critics Assn. press tour when a tall handsome man walked on stage offering him a "damn good cup of coffee." It was Kyle MacLachlan, a.k.a. FBI Special...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ANNIE 2 1/2 stars. Ho-hum remake, and update, of the movie musical about a plucky orphan and the moneyed patriarch whose icy heart is toasted like campfire marshmallows once he lets the girl into his life. Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis...
  • Watching the literary film contenders

    The Oscar race is so different from book prizes. After a book wins one major prize -- say, the Pulitzer -- it's less likely to wind up as a contender for the National Book Award. Literary judges like to spread the love around. Movies are different. Each...
  • Notable deaths 2014

    Mr. Coffee inventor Edmund Abel Writer Maya Angelou Actress Lauren Bacall Video game pioneer Ralph Baer Economist Gary Becker Actress and diplomat Shirley Temple Black Editor Ben Bradlee Comedian David Brenner Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry...
  • Baltimore's 2014 in review

    Baltimore's 2014 in review
    If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
  • Orlando bars offer cinema, shenanigans

    Reel dives I generally like to drink loudly and watch my movies quietly. Combining the two seems a bit counter-intuitive, and yet Central Florida has more opportunities than ever to do just that in the upcoming week, with bars screening oddball films...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director on Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman

     
    Inside filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s West L.A. office sits a framed collection of arrows with an inscription reading, “May the odds […]...
  • Last chance to watch dozens of films on Netflix

    Last chance to watch dozens of films on Netflix
    There's more than 80 titles disappearing from Netflix by the end of November, so this is your last chance to watch "Dirty Dancing," "The Untouchables" and one of the Missions: Impossible. In fact, one of the best films goes off the air tonight, the 2012...
  • The long goodbye after the loss of an actor

    The long goodbye after the loss of an actor
    When a film actor leaves us before his final work becomes available, it makes for a long, strange goodbye indeed. The most recent example of this comes from the latest "Hunger Games" movie, "Mockingjay — Part 1." The late Philip Seymour Hoffman,...
  • Famous Hollywood addicts -- let's not feel too superior!

    "IN THE end, the awful truth is that Hollywood is us, which means that, though its addictions may be another form of entertainment for jaded Americans, they are really no different from our own. "Take away Lindsay Lohan's beauty and notoriety, and she'...