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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Peaches Geldof death: Heroin use played a likely 'role'

    Peaches Geldof death: Heroin use played a likely 'role'
    Peaches Geldof's death was probably caused at least in part by heroin, according to testimony delivered Thursday in Britain at an inquest into her passing. "Recent use of heroin and the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death," ...
  • John Turturro blends art and mammon

    John Turturro blends art and mammon
    "Thank you. I try. Sometimes you succeed. Sometimes you don't. You never know." Over lunch downtown, John Turturro is taking a compliment, somewhat bashfully, regarding his hardy film and stage career, and in particular his performance (the first of his...
  • WATCH: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Hunts a Terrorist in 'A Man Most Wanted'

    The late Philip Seymour Hoffman lives on in the new trailer for "A Man Most Wanted," one of the actor's final films. Hoffman plays the role of Gunter Bachmann, a German spy tracking terrorist activity in Hamburg. "German intelligence needs a job to be...
  • John Slattery, Christina Hendricks Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman at 'God's Pocket' Premiere

    The indie pic "God's Pocket" centers on an unexpected death and the search for an explanation - a topic its cast and crew became all too familiar with following the death of star Philip Seymour Hoffman just weeks after the film's Sundance debut earlier...
  • '60 Minutes' Producer Adrian Taylor Dies at 60

    TV news producer Adrian "Clem" Taylor, who recently won a Peabody Award for his "60 Minutes" segment about an improbable orchestra in the heart of the Congo, died Friday at age 60. Taylor had been battling pancreatic cancer since May 2013. He died at...
  • CBS' 'Elementary' deduces the painful truth at the heart of sobriety

     CBS' 'Elementary' deduces the painful truth at the heart of sobriety
    Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
  • James Rebhorn: Remembering the Quintessential Character Actor

    James Rebhorn - who died Friday at the age of 65 - was the quintessential character actor, and as such a representative of a proud if sadly disappearing breed. Rebhorn worked constantly, but seldom above the marquee. His death has already produced a...
  • Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
  • Sony Pictures Classics to Bow 'Foxcatcher' on Nov. 14

    After being slotted to premiere next month in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Sony Pictures Classics has dated Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" for a Nov. 14 Stateside release. The film stars Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as real-life brothers...
  • Strained family ties still bind at Gift Theatre

    Strained family ties still bind at Gift Theatre
    Nothing roils a fractured family like the serious illness of a lousy parent whom none of his offspring much likes. Few events in life, or death, spark more fights and pain. We never see the man whose demise — he ails, then he dies — causes...
  • Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'

    Nicholas Payton at 40: 'Just getting started'
    Nearly 25 years ago, I encountered a teenage trumpeter in New Orleans whose obvious gifts were overshadowed only by his enormous potential. The young man became one of the most protean trumpet virtuosos in jazz, and last September Nicholas Payton turned...
  • 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...