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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose: coroner

    Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose: coroner
    Philip Seymour Hoffman died accidentally of acute drug intoxication, New York officials announced Friday. Hoffman, an Oscar-winning actor as well as a producer and director, was found in his Manhattan apartment Feb. 2. Drugs, including heroin, were...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and more

    Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and more
    Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental overdose involving a powerful cocktail of drugs, authorities announced Friday. Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine were found in the actor's system, causing "acute drug intoxication," according...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug overdose death ruled an accident

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug overdose death ruled an accident
    Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Feb. 2, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. The cause of death was acute drug intoxication, including heroin,...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit
    One of the two friends who discovered Philip Seymour Hoffman's body in his apartment has withdrawn a lawsuit against the National Enquirer after reaching a settlement with the tabloid. David Bar Katz has come to an agreement with the Enquirer over a...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's death ruled accidental

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's death ruled accidental
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the hearts of fans and fellow actors during decades of an award-winning career, accidentally died of a deadly mix of drugs, New York medical officials announced Friday. The office of New York's chief medical examiner said...
  • Forenses EEUU concluyen que actor Seymour Hoffman murió por sobredosis accidental

    Forenses EEUU concluyen que actor Seymour Hoffman murió por sobredosis accidental
    El actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, que fue hallado muerto en su departamento de Nueva York el 2 de febrero con una aguja en el brazo, falleció por una sobredosis accidental de drogas, dijo el viernes el jefe forense de Nueva York. La causa de la muerte...
  • Local Artist Erects Oscar Statue Shooting Heroin in Hollywood

    Just in time for this Sunday's Academy Awards, a gold statue resembling an Oscar with a syringe in its arm was erected at Hollywood Boulevard on Friday morning. The artist behind the sculpture, known as Plastic Jesus, told LA Weekly that the work was...
  • '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,...
  • New releases: 'Nymphomaniac' to be continued

    New releases:  'Nymphomaniac' to be continued
    Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1 Available on VOD beginning March 6 It's hard to know how to evaluate this because Lars von Trier's two-hour character sketch is, on its own, an unfinished film, ending on a cliffhanger that suggests a change of gears for the...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin in the U.S.

    NEW YORK -- Sometimes the traffickers inject liquid heroin into jeans so they can ship the drug where it needs to go. Sometimes it's a fake coconut or bananas. In a few cases, according to federal officials, heroin is injected into the bellies of dogs....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's death calls attention to rise in heroin use

    NEW YORK — The death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscores a surge in heroin use reminiscent of the 1970s and early '80s. More than 660,000 Americans used heroin in 2012, health officials say — nearly double the number...