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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • 'Hercules' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM's "Hercules" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1,903 times across 37 networks through July 27. (That's a relatively modest...
  • 'A Most Wanted Man' Expanding After Solid Box Office Debut

    "A Most Wanted Man" marks one of Philip Seymour Hoffman's final starring roles and fans of the Oscar-winning actor are helping to make the twisty spy thriller an art-house success. "Philip never really got to star in movies," said Howard Cohen, president...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids, filing says

    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids, filing says
    Philip Seymour Hoffman didn't want to leave any money to his three young children with Mimi O'Donnell, court documents have revealed -- supporting wishes expressed by the actor in a nearly 10-year-old will that went public in February. Hoffman "did...
  • 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 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...
  • Actor Willem Dafoe on Wisconsin, Philip Seymour Hoffman and 'A Most Wanted Man'

    There are actors with range and then there's Willem Dafoe. The sharp-featured Dafoe has played roles as diverse as Jesus (in Martin Scorsese's controversial "The Last Temptation of Christ") and the bloodsucking ghoul Nosferatu (a deliciously over-the-...
  • Christina Hendricks Gives White House Summit a 'Mad Men' Moment

    Christina Hendricks spoke at the White House Summit on Working Families on Monday, delivering brief remarks on how current policies for women need to be updated from the "Mad Men" era. Hendricks, who plays Joan Harris on the show, said that "in the...
  • The literary films of summer 2014

    The literary films of summer 2014
    Book-loving moviegoers saw the summer of 2014 get off to a great start with the adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which topped the box office during its opening weekend earlier this month. The success of "The Fault...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Talks Life, Death and Happiness in Poignant Animated Short

    Philip Seymour Hoffman died on February 2, 2014, but little more than a year earlier, the Oscar-winning actor was giving an introspective (and eerily premonitory) interview about the meaning of happiness with philosopher Simon Critchley at the Rubin...
  • 'God's Pocket' is empty of the Philip Seymour Hoffman you want

    'God's Pocket' is empty of the Philip Seymour Hoffman you want
    If, like me, you were hoping that "God's Pocket," starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final films, would feature yet another of the actor's distinctive turns, you are fresh out of luck. Hoffman's character, Mickey Scarpato, is a guy...
  • CANNES: First Image from Omer Fast's 'Remainder' Starring Tom Sturridge

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of "Remainder" (above), which was penned and is being helmed by visual artist Omer Fast. Pic, which stars Tom Sturridge, is being sold by The Match Factory. Pic shoots over six weeks on location in London and...
  • TV Review: 'The Escape Artist'

    A summer trifle from "Masterpiece Mystery!," "The Escape Artist" is a thriller without much in the way of thrills, but it wriggles out enough twists -- and the pleasure of David Tennant and Sophie Okonedo -- to lure an audience blessed with the patience...