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Watch: Trailer for A Wanted Man, Starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Another Video Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

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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. He went in colors, Turning uncool into cool, Please don’t go, Philly.

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

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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 exact cause of death. The official said Mr. Hoffman, 46 years old, was found dead at his apartment at 35 Bethune St. in the West Village neighborhood of…

Great Performances Video

Great Performances Video

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From TIME:

Oscars: Best Supporting Actor Anyone’s Game

Oscars: Best Supporting Actor Anyone’s Game

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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 goes out the window so does your ability to accurately predict the race. Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Critics Choice award for Best Lead Supporting Actor,…

Jack Goes Boating

Jack Goes Boating, clips & stills

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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‚Äôs ‚ÄúRent‚Äù), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote), with Hoffman making his feature directorial debut. Bob Glaudini (‚ÄúA View From 151st Street‚Äù) adapted his acclaimed Off Broadway play for the screen. Four clips and s few more…

Jack Goes Boating, trailer

Jack Goes Boating, trailer

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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.

The Boat That Rocked, trailer

The Boat That Rocked, trailer

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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 cool movie replica of the actual MV Frederica, the former passenger ferry from which…

Doubt Gains Credibility

Doubt Gains Credibility

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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 critics awards. Not the least of these is yesterday’s grand slam of 4 acting nominations from the Chicago Film Critics Association (with this cast,…

The Trades Ring in on Doubt

The Trades Ring in on Doubt

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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 strength of John Patrick Shanley‚Äôs play prevail despite a questionable central performance in ‚ÄúDoubt.‚Äù Stepping back behind the camera for the first time since his misguided…