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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Movie 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with John du Pont tragedy

    Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...
  • 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,...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • Reel Critics: 'Dumber' doesn't equal better

    The Farrelly Brothers broke new ground in 1994 with their surprise hit "Dumb and Dumber." They took zany, slapstick comedy to a whole new level using double dimwits played by Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. Their Three Stooges-style escapades and...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' doesn't feel like a whole movie

    Continuing the blockbuster book and film series, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" finds Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) unwittingly involved in a rebellion against a violent government led by President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Heavensbee (Philip...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ blitzes with ‘SNL,’ poster, TV spots

     
    The Hollywood hype machine is kicking into high gear for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” which opens in […]...
  • Film Review: Latest 'Hunger Games' film is drawn-out affair

    Film Review: Latest 'Hunger Games' film is drawn-out affair
    If it worked for “Harry Potter” and “Twilight,” it was inevitable that Hollywood would stretch the final installment of author Suzanne Collin’s wildly successful dystopian “Hunger Games” trilogy into two films....
  • 'Mockingjay — Part 1' unexpectedly slow at Friday domestic box office

    There was no doubt which film would be the last one standing in the battle for the Friday box office. The only question was if “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” could match its own franchise’s previous performances. “...
  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1' a solid segue, early reviews say

    Following in the franchise footsteps of the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" movies, the final installment of "The Hunger Games" has been split into two parts. While that doubles the box-office potential, it also means that a single book — in this...
  • Top 3 Pop: 'Mockingjay Part 1,' One Direction CD, 'Foxcatcher'

    'MOCKINJAY PART 1' OPENS 1 "The Hunger Games" begins its final chapter Friday. The games are gone for good, but something larger and more terrifying has taken their place: revolution. After the games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself being...
  • 'Mockingjay--Part 1' keeps the fire alive

    'Mockingjay--Part 1' keeps the fire alive
    *** (out of four) Even if Philip Seymour Hoffman hadn’t passed away in February, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1” would thrive on his delicious supporting turn as Plutarch Heavensbee. (You should know by now that in this...