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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 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-...
  • '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-...
  • 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...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental overdose, coroner rules

    Nearly a month after the untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the office of the chief medical examiner in New York City has released the results of his autopsy. The Oscar-winning actor died of "acute mixed drug intoxication" from a combination of...
  • Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman

     Backstage Hollywood: The public and private sides of Philip Seymour Hoffman
    Six years ago, Philip Seymour Hoffman was nominated for a supporting actor Academy Award for "Charlie Wilson's War." He attended the nominees luncheon, a swank gathering at the Beverly Hilton, whose dress code is just one notch below that of the attire...
  • Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?

     Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week, apparently of a heroin overdose, says a lot about the epidemic of opiate abuse gripping the United States. That epidemic, which I've spent the last year researching for a forthcoming book, is rooted in a...
  • Berlin: James Schamus Says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Presence Will Be Felt at Fest

    James Schamus, president of the Berlinale international jury, said Thursday at the panel's press conference that Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was meant to be a guest at the festival, would be a presence at the event. "That news was pretty tough on all...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and more

    Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and more
    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...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug overdose death ruled an accident

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug overdose death ruled an accident
    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,...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit
    One of the two friends who discovered Philip Seymour Hoffman's body in his apartment has withdrawn a lawsuit against the National Enquirer after reaching a settlement with the tabloid. David Bar Katz has come to an agreement with the Enquirer over a...