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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman: Acting cost him

    Philip Seymour Hoffman: Acting cost him
    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,...
  • My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

    My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him. Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin in the U.S.

    NEW YORK -- Sometimes the traffickers inject liquid heroin into jeans so they can ship the drug where it needs to go. Sometimes it's a fake coconut or bananas. In a few cases, according to federal officials, heroin is injected into the bellies of dogs....
  • Super Bowl ads: Movies show up but don't leave biggest impression

    This year's crop of movie trailers airing during the Super Bowl featured such memorable sights as a sword-wielding robot riding a mechanical dinosaur, a flood of truly biblical proportions and a web-slinging superhero battling an electricity-powered...
  • 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...
  • 50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment: reports

    50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment: reports
    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-...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'
    Unlike many A-list Hollywood stars, Philip Seymour Hoffman never left theater behind. Stage acting and directing remained a cornerstone of Hoffman's career, which encompassed the lofty heights of Broadway and the less-exalted world of small theater....
  • 'RoboCop' a lumbering remake, reviews say

    In 1987, Paul Verhoeven's futuristic crime thriller "RoboCop" made its mark with equal parts over-the-top violence and cynical, prescient satire. Now director Jose Padilha's remake has updated the cybernetic cop's story with references to the hot-button...
  • Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer

    Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer
    The first trailer for one of the Paul Walker's final films, "Brick Mansions," has been released, and it finds the late action star on familiar ground as he pummels bad guys, leaps from tall buildings, bickers with a mismatched partner, drops a few one-...
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • I miss you, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, who recently passed away, sure didn't look like a movie star. He wasn't handsome, was chubby and was somewhat slovenly in his appearance. But boy could he act! Whether in a big or small role, he really lit up the screen, making...