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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Peaches Geldof death: Heroin use played a likely 'role'

    Peaches Geldof's death was probably caused at least in part by heroin, according to testimony delivered Thursday in Britain at an inquest into her passing. "Recent use of heroin and the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death," ...
  • John Turturro blends art and mammon

    John Turturro blends art and mammon
    "Thank you. I try. Sometimes you succeed. Sometimes you don't. You never know." Over lunch downtown, John Turturro is taking a compliment, somewhat bashfully, regarding his hardy film and stage career, and in particular his performance (the first of his...
  • Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
  • John Slattery, Christina Hendricks Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman at 'God's Pocket' Premiere

    The indie pic "God's Pocket" centers on an unexpected death and the search for an explanation - a topic its cast and crew became all too familiar with following the death of star Philip Seymour Hoffman just weeks after the film's Sundance debut earlier...
  • Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'

    Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'
    Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...
  • Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available

    Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available
    The young New York woman had just gotten home from rehab but couldn't wait to shoot up again. Her parents, who lived in an affluent neighborhood of Long Island's Suffolk County, found her in the shower when they heard the water running too long. She had...
  • Super Bowl ads: Movies show up but don't leave biggest impression

    This year's crop of movie trailers airing during the Super Bowl featured such memorable sights as a sword-wielding robot riding a mechanical dinosaur, a flood of truly biblical proportions and a web-slinging superhero battling an electricity-powered...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46; Oscar-winning actor

    Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46. A business...
  • Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

    Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, according to a New York Police Department source. The source said Hoffman was found dead after a 911...
  • On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone

    On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone
    When an actor as extraordinarily gifted as Philip Seymour Hoffman dies as suddenly, as tragically as he did, the mind goes into a kind of shock. How could a person who could effortlessly be so many people suddenly not be here at all? It doesn't seem...
  • 50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment: reports

    50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment: reports
    Philip Seymour Hoffman’s New York apartment contained approximately 50 bags of heroin at the time of his death on Sunday, according to multiple media reports. Investigators also found used syringes and prescription drugs in the home of the 46-year-...