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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 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...
  • Robin Williams: Five performances to remember

    Robin Williams: Five performances to remember
    It wasn't his first film to do so, but the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society" reminded millions that Robin Williams was an actor as well as a comic maelstrom as well as a star. The man introduced to those same millions a decade earlier in "Mork & Mindy"...
  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Williams, Hoffman, Gandolfini: Public lives, private struggles

    Williams, Hoffman, Gandolfini: Public lives, private struggles
    For those of us who follow actors and their lives, professionally or simply as  fans, this has been a pretty tragic period. In the past 14 months, we’ve lost three top-tier performers startlingly before their time -- first with the passing of...
  • 'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended

     'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended
    In these the dog days of summer, adult moviegoers are more desperate than usual for something worth their time. Which is why it is so good to have "A Most Wanted Man" to recommend. A taut, involving thriller, based on the novel by John le Carré, it's a...
  • Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark

    Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark
    Twice in 2014, I've come to the end of a pleasant evening, walked upstairs to where my laptop sits and discovered the sudden death of someone who spoke powerfully to me. In February, it was Philip Seymour Hoffman on a Sunday night. Last Monday night, it...
  • Review: 'Into the Storm' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Into the Storm' &#9733 1/2
    Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly. In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
  • 'Altman' Documentary Captures 'Force of Nature,' Friends and Family Say

    Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as "Nashville" and "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" dominates the screen in a new documentary devoted to his life and work. Entitled "Altman," the documentary airs...
  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Trailer

    Lionsgate has unveiled the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1," which Comic-Con attendees got an early look at this weekend in San Diego. In the new "teaser trailer," we see the first stirrings of District 13′s...
  • 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' trailer: Katniss will lead them

    The Mockingjay has landed. Jennifer Lawrence is back as the reluctant revolutionary Katniss Everdeen in the new teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1," and she's a symbol of hope for the rebellion in post-apocalyptic Panem. The...