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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
  • Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'

    Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'
    Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...
  • The Gold Bar marks another great addition to Station North

    The Gold Bar marks another great addition to Station North
    Toward the end of a blistering set on a recent Friday night, Adam Marans, lead singer of the Baltimore sludgy punk foursome Big Christ, took a rare breather to dedicate the next song, “Boogie Nights,” to the deceased actor Philip Seymour...
  • '60 Minutes' Producer Adrian Taylor Dies at 60

    TV news producer Adrian "Clem" Taylor, who recently won a Peabody Award for his "60 Minutes" segment about an improbable orchestra in the heart of the Congo, died Friday at age 60. Taylor had been battling pancreatic cancer since May 2013. He died at...
  • James Rebhorn: Remembering the Quintessential Character Actor

    James Rebhorn - who died Friday at the age of 65 - was the quintessential character actor, and as such a representative of a proud if sadly disappearing breed. Rebhorn worked constantly, but seldom above the marquee. His death has already produced a...
  • Bill Whitaker Joins CBS' '60 Minutes' As Correspondent

    Bill Whitaker, a CBS News veteran who has reported from Tokyo, Los Angeles and South Africa, among other locales, has been named a correspondent on the network's Sunday newsmagazine, "60 Minutes." "Bill Whitaker is one of the great veterans of CBS News....
  • Cheering in the Oscars pressroom

    Say you were watching a post-Super Bowl news conference featuring the coach of the team that lost on the final drive. You'd expect someone to ask for his reaction, no? Or say two players from the same team had snubbed each other on national TV....
  • Arrow Films Takes U.K. Rights to Philip Seymour Hoffman Pic 'God's Pocket'

    LONDON -- Arrow Films has taken all U.K. rights to John Slattery's feature directorial debut "God's Pocket," which stars the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment picked up foreign rights to the pic at Sundance. IFC Films is...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Dominates Home Video Sales Charts

    Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" easily captured the top spot on both national home video sales charts the week ending March 9, outselling Best Picture Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave," from 20th Century Fox, by a margin of more than 4 to 1,...
  • Christina Hendricks Gives White House Summit a 'Mad Men' Moment

    Christina Hendricks spoke at the White House Summit on Working Families on Monday, delivering brief remarks on how current policies for women need to be updated from the "Mad Men" era. Hendricks, who plays Joan Harris on the show, said that "in the...
  • The literary films of summer 2014

    Book-loving moviegoers saw the summer of 2014 get off to a great start with the adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which topped the box office during its opening weekend earlier this month. The success of "The Fault...