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  • Film Review: 'To Kill a Man'

    Two wrongs don't make a right -- nor any clear dramatic resolution -- in "To Kill a Man," a grim, fat-free revenge thriller that extracts an impressive degree of moral equivocation from its exceedingly simple premise. A story of a family man, tormented by...
  • Film Review: 'Memphis'

    Vibrantly shot on location in the titular Tennessee city, "Memphis," the second film from Brooklyn-based writer-director Tim Sutton ("Pavillion"), is a digressive, daringly experimental study of a flailing musician, magnetically played by accomplished...
  • Police Find 50 Bags of Heroin in Philip Seymour Hoffman's Apartment

    A search of the home of Philip Seymour Hoffman home turned up used syringes and approximately 50 bags of heroin, this according to law enforcement officials. Police also found drug paraphernalia and prescription drugs. An autopsy is expected to be...
  • Super Bowl 2014: Five car commercials with movie connections

    Super Bowl 2014: Five car commercials with movie connections
    Come Super Bowl Sunday, this year's crop of movie commercials won't be the only ads with connections to the world of movies. At least five spots from car companies — traditionally big players in Super Bowl advertising — will feature...
  • Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto,' Based on James Franco's Stories, Set for May 9 Release

    Tribeca Film has dated "Palo Alto," the debut feature from Gia Coppola, for a May 9 opening in New York and Los Angeles, followed by a national release. Palo Alto screened last year in the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals and Tribeca Film...
  • 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...
  • U.K. Distrib Icon Relaunches with Seven Pic Slate

    LONDON -- U.K. distrib Icon Film Distribution has unveiled its new slate following its re-launch last fall with the backing of New Sparta. Pics include "Kill the Trumpet Player," Don Cheadle's helming debut about jazz musician Miles Davis, and Lynn...
  • For Hoffman, acting didn't come easy, but it did come true

    For Hoffman, acting didn't come easy, but it did come true
    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't really steal scenes. He tugged them, slyly, like a man doing a slow-motion rug trick, to his own corner of the action. He did it time after time, across 50-odd feature films and with a consistent presence on the New York...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Possible heroin found near body, police say
    Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said, adding that two glassine envelopes containing what police suspected to be heroin were found near his body....
  • Variety's Justin Chang Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman: A Master of His Screen Craft

    "You're aberrated. You've wandered from the proper path, haven't you? These problems you have … you seem so familiar to me." These words were spoken by Philip Seymour Hoffman in what would turn out to be one of his last screen performances, as the...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police

    Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police
    NEW YORK -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an...
  • Iranian President Sends Message of Support at Fajr Film Fest Opener

    TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent Iran's film community a significant signal of support as the 32nd Fajr Film Festival and Market kicked off in Tehran with a robust international industry presence and Aussie-in-Hollywood helmer Bruce...