Another Video Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Ben Zuk’s video tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman from Ben Zuk on Vimeo. Philip Seymour Hoffman haiku by Al Robinson: The “Great” Phil Hoffman May he rest in peace for good He was an “all-time” I will add my own and I you all do the same....
Posted On 04 Feb 2014

Phillip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

From the Wall Street Journal: Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday afternoon in his New York City apartment, a law-enforcement official said. The New York Police Department is investigating, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine...
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

Oscars: Best Supporting Actor Anyone’s Game

The weird way the awards lined up this year, like someone moving the cat bowl, has set an unpredictability in motion most of us have never experienced.  ”I just want unpredictability” people always say. Well, be careful what you wish for because when predictability...
Posted On 05 Feb 2013

Jack Goes Boating, clips & stills

Jack Goes Boating is a tale of love, betrayal, friendship and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples. The film stars John Ortiz (American Gangster), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Broadway’s “Rent”), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote),...
Posted On 07 Sep 2010

Jack Goes Boating, trailer

Philip Seymour Hoffman received a 2007 Drama Desk Award Nomination for Best Actor in Jack Goes Boating off-Broadway, and now the film adaptation serves as his directorial debut.
Posted On 10 Jul 2010

The Boat That Rocked, trailer

um, nearly missed the boat on this one, but I can say my intention was to give those of us in the US 10 fewer days to wait until August 28th. Opens in the UK next week, so we’ll soon know if it’s as much fun as it looks. Whether CGI or whatever, that’s a pretty...
Posted On 23 Mar 2009

Doubt Gains Credibility

A brief waver on the threshold of its premiere has steadied onto more confident footing, and Doubt is suddenly looking like a major player again. Building strength and acclaim over the past few days, it continues to earn strong reviews while collecting a clutch of prestigious...
Posted On 16 Dec 2008

The Trades Ring in on Doubt

Thanks to the readers who sent me the earlier links to Todd McCarthy’s mixed review of Doubt. McCarthy appears to be punishing Meryl Streep for doing the role differently than Cherry Jones on Broadway, though overall he admires the work: The considerable integrity and...