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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' On Track For Year's Best Opening

    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' On Track For Year's Best Opening
    "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" will enjoy the biggest opening of the year, but just how big a launch it receives is a matter of dispute. Lionsgate, the studio behind the $1.6 billion-grossing franchise, is staking out a broad range, projecting...
  • Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius

    Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius
    Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold. When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
  • 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...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • 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,...
  • Judge frees original 'In Cold Blood' files for publication

    The 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, brutal and mysterious, was made famous by author Truman Capote. With unfettered access to the investigators and confessed killers, and working at the top of his craft, Capote told the story of...