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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 'Betrayal,' with Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, is already a hit

    'Betrayal,' with Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, is already a hit
    The biggest box-office hit of the new Broadway season hasn't even officially opened yet. "Betrayal," the latest revival of Harold Pinter's reverse-chronological tale of adultery, is in previews and set to open Oct. 27 with a cast that includes real-life...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend

     'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend
    When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
  • Video live stream: 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' L.A. premiere

    Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and the stars of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" will bring their international press tour for the film to Los Angeles on Monday, which will be livestreamed below starting at 6 p.m. Pacific Standard...
  • Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?

     Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week, apparently of a heroin overdose, says a lot about the epidemic of opiate abuse gripping the United States. That epidemic, which I've spent the last year researching for a forthcoming book, is rooted in a...
  • Barbara Walters, Stacey Nelkin defend Woody Allen on TV

    In the wake of renewed allegations that Woody Allen sexually abused Dylan Farrow when she was a child -- and Allen's subsequent denials of the allegations -- longtime Allen friend Barbara Walters and former Allen girlfriend Stacey Nelkin rose to the...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition

    Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Schaumburg, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Niles. Voter apathy The primary election season is upon us. Many citizens gripe about their disgust of government and of those who hold public office. Conversations then drift...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman dead: Theater world recalls a 'great light'
    Unlike many A-list Hollywood stars, Philip Seymour Hoffman never left theater behind. Stage acting and directing remained a cornerstone of Hoffman's career, which encompassed the lofty heights of Broadway and the less-exalted world of small theater....
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits
    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman funeral: Fellow actors pay their respects

    Philip Seymour Hoffman funeral: Fellow actors pay their respects
    A funeral Mass for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was held Friday at St. Ignatius of Loyola church on Park Avenue in New York City, with dozens of acting luminaries turning out to bid farewell to the Oscar winner who died Sunday of an apparent heroin...
  • Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover

    Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover
    The family friend who piloted a personal watercraft in the July 2012 boating accident that killed Usher's stepson Kile Glover was found guilty in Atlanta on Thursday of homicide by vessel and several related charges.  Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was also...
  • Super Bowl ads: Movies show up but don't leave biggest impression

    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...