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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended

     'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended
    In these the dog days of summer, adult moviegoers are more desperate than usual for something worth their time. Which is why it is so good to have "A Most Wanted Man" to recommend. A taut, involving thriller, based on the novel by John le Carré, it's a...
  • Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark

    Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark
    Twice in 2014, I've come to the end of a pleasant evening, walked upstairs to where my laptop sits and discovered the sudden death of someone who spoke powerfully to me. In February, it was Philip Seymour Hoffman on a Sunday night. Last Monday night, it...
  • Review: 'Into the Storm' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Into the Storm' &#9733 1/2
    Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly. In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
  • 'Altman' Documentary Captures 'Force of Nature,' Friends and Family Say

    Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as "Nashville" and "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" dominates the screen in a new documentary devoted to his life and work. Entitled "Altman," the documentary airs...
  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Trailer

    Lionsgate has unveiled the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1," which Comic-Con attendees got an early look at this weekend in San Diego. In the new "teaser trailer," we see the first stirrings of District 13′s...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' trailer: Katniss will lead them

    The Mockingjay has landed. Jennifer Lawrence is back as the reluctant revolutionary Katniss Everdeen in the new teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1," and she's a symbol of hope for the rebellion in post-apocalyptic Panem. The...
  • 'A Most Wanted Man' Expanding After Solid Box Office Debut

    "A Most Wanted Man" marks one of Philip Seymour Hoffman's final starring roles and fans of the Oscar-winning actor are helping to make the twisty spy thriller an art-house success. "Philip never really got to star in movies," said Howard Cohen, president...
  • 'Hercules' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM's "Hercules" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1,903 times across 37 networks through July 27. (That's a relatively modest...
  • Robert Pattinson on Kristen Stewart cheating: '... happens'

    Robert Pattinson on Kristen Stewart cheating: '... happens'
    Robert Pattinson seems to be totally over the whole Kristen Stewart-Rupert Sanders cheating scandal that ended his relationship with the actress a couple of years ago. Like totally over it. The former "Twilight" star gave a candid interview to Esquire...
  • Searching for the next King Lear: A critic shares his casting notes

    Searching for the next King Lear: A critic shares his casting notes
    In my recent critic’s notebook on the Shakespeare in the Park production of “King Lear” with John Lithgow, I listed the illustrious actors I’ve seen take on this fearsome role in the last 10 years. Who would I like to see...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Journey' worth taking

    "The Hundred Foot Journey" is a kissing cousin to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." It's a very pleasant trip taken by good people with good karma in search of good food. Helen Mirren is outstanding as Madame Mallory, the meticulous proprietor of an...