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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1′ Eyes $130 Million Plus Debut

    "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is eyeing an opening of more than $130 million, according to initial tracking. Those early projections come with a big caveat. Most of the film's pre-release advertising has yet to hit, which should drive...
  • Famous Hollywood addicts -- let's not feel too superior!

    "IN THE end, the awful truth is that Hollywood is us, which means that, though its addictions may be another form of entertainment for jaded Americans, they are really no different from our own. "Take away Lindsay Lohan's beauty and notoriety, and she'...
  • How Sony Pictures Classics Survived the Indie Film Biz

    One key advantage of running a film company together is that it's possible to be two places at once. That came in handy on a recent night at the Toronto International Film Festival when Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, the co-presidents of Sony Pictures...
  • 'Art and Craft': The life and times of Mark Landis, devoted art imitator

    'Art and Craft': The life and times of Mark Landis, devoted art imitator
    On the surface, Mark Landis might not seem like the sort of person who would make for cinematic gold. The man is pushing 60. He is slight and pale, with a bald pate and prominent ears. He shuffles more than he walks and talks in a high-pitched whisper...
  • Spying is hard in 'A Most Wanted Man'

    Spying is hard in 'A Most Wanted Man'
    **1/2 (out of four) “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” the overrated previous adaptation of a John Le Carre novel, spent so much time chasing vague facts that the spy operations had no clear sense of purpose. Well, outside of the spies...
  • TV This Week July 20 - 26: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    TV This Week July 20 - 26: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Warren Beatty, Joe Montana and others...
  • Showtime's David Nevins on 'Shameless,' Bob Dylan, 'Dexter' Finale

    "We make shows that challenge the medium," Showtime's president of programming David Nevins told reporters at the annual Television Critics Assn. press tour, pointing to the success of freshman drama "Penny Dreadful." "We've had this nice pattern of new...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids, filing says

    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids, filing says
    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want to leave any money to his three young children with Mimi O'Donnell, court documents have revealed -- supporting wishes expressed by the actor in a nearly 10-year-old will that went public in February. Hoffman "did...
  • 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....
  • Robin Williams: Should Hollywood Do More to Help Stars in Dark Places?

    Robin Williams battled drugs and depression for almost as long as he was famous. Although he maintained his sobriety for nearly 20 years, friends say he slipped into a dark place over the summer, following the cancellation of his CBS series "The Crazy...
  • Allen grad's role in 'Let's Be Cops' one of many in rising career

    Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working. "If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says. He's...