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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Rosemary Murphy, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Actress, Dies at 87

    Rosemary Murphy, who appeared as the neighbor Maudie Atkinson in the classic 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird," starring Gregory Peck, died Saturday in New York City. She was 87 and had recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer....
  • Public TV Groups Chide FCC Airwave Auction for Not Ensuring Station Reach

    PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Assn. of Public Television Stations are chiding the FCC for not ensuring that all viewers will have access to free public television after it conducts its auction of broadcast airwaves for wireless use....
  • 'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints

     'Cabaret's' Linda Emond, Danny Burstein enjoy adding their imprints
    Linda Emond has a collection of tiny email printouts from well-wishers in her spacious dressing room, where gauzy purple curtains and a soft white couch create a sense of peace in an otherwise hectic area of Manhattan just off Times Square. One email...
  • Twentieth Century Fox Topper Jim Gianopulos To Be Feted by Italy's Taormina Fest

    ROME - Fox Filmed Entertainment Chairman Jim Gianopulos will be feted by Italy's Taormina Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award during the event's 60th edition which, as previously announced, will open June 14 with "How To Train Your Dragon 2"...
  • Taormina Film Festival: Gathering Place of Legends, Stars and Industry Players

    As part of the Roman Empire, Taormina was renowned for its fine wine and high-quality marble. Today the picturesque Sicilian town, with its sweeping view over the Strait of Messina, is best known for the film festival that bears its name -- Italy's oldest...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Watch 'In Memoriam' clip not seen on TV broadcast

    Tony Awards 2014: Watch 'In Memoriam' clip not seen on TV broadcast
    A reliable staple of entertainment award shows, the "In Memoriam" montage of notable personalities who died in the past year was conspicuously absent from the Tony Awards ceremony Sunday. Or at least it was for viewers at home watching the telecast on...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Talks Life, Death and Happiness in Poignant Animated Short

    Philip Seymour Hoffman died on February 2, 2014, but little more than a year earlier, the Oscar-winning actor was giving an introspective (and eerily premonitory) interview about the meaning of happiness with philosopher Simon Critchley at the Rubin...
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...
  • Home theater: 'Her' makes bizarre seem plausible

    Her Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning May 13 Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the best kind of bait-and-switch. Pitched as a quirky comedy about a heartbroken dweeb (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his...
  • 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...
  • 'God's Pocket' is empty of the Philip Seymour Hoffman you want

    If, like me, you were hoping that "God's Pocket," starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final films, would feature yet another of the actor's distinctive turns, you are fresh out of luck. Hoffman's character, Mickey Scarpato, is a guy...