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God's Pocket: John Slattery On Seymour Hoffman, "I Wish He Was Here"

By Michael West | 9th August 2014

John Slattery, the actor and filmmaker who many will know as Roger Sterling from Mad Men, is on the publicity trailer for his debut feature God's Pocket - a new drama featuring one of the...

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'God's Pocket' Makes Sure We Remember Philip Seymour Hoffman

By Michael West | 8th August 2014

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died in February, he had just completed starring roles in two films and accompanied them to their world premieres at Sundance. The first of these to open to the public is...

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The First Mockingjay Teaser Isn't The Trailer Fans Wanted, But The Trailer They Needed [Trailer + Pictures]

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th July 2014

In case you’ve had no access to WiFi since the weekend (poor thing), the big thing is the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. Lionsgate debuted the minute-long video at Comic-Con...

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The New Mockingjay Trailer Will Make Your Heart Weep

By Victoria Pavlova | 28th July 2014

Another Comic-Con, another Hunger Games trailer. Not that we mind, of course, the Capitol propaganda teasers were so cool that everyone has been itching for an actual Mockingjay trailer. Or at least a teaser, which...

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Anton Corbijn: Seymour Hoffman Is "Phenomonal" In 'A Most Wanted Man'

By Michael West | 26th July 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman, the actor widely considered to be the greatest of his generation, is garnering posthumous acclaim for his turn in Anton Corbijn's twisting, turning new thriller A Most Wanted Man. It is the...

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Late Philip Seymour Hoffman Delivers Classy Turn In 'A Most Wanted Man'

By Michael West | 25th July 2014

It will probably be bittersweet to fans of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman that one of the Oscar winner's final performances before his untimely death in February just happened to be one of his finest....

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Rachel Mcadams Embarrassed By Notebook Audition Footage

By Hannah Woodhead | 23rd July 2014

The romantic film, which has just celebrated its ten year anniversary, was a global hit and launched the careers of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. Yet when presented with footage from her audition, McAdams couldn't...

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'A Most Wanted Man' Premiere [Photos]

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd July 2014

Museum of Modern Art played host to The Cinema Society And Montblanc’s premiere of Lionsgate And Roadside Attractions' 'A Most Wanted Man' on Tuesday, July 22. The British espionage-thriller, which is based on John le...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Will Deals Out Tough Love (And Nothing Else) For His Children

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd July 2014

It looks like Philip Seymour Hoffman was a proponent of tough love. The late actor’s final will has finally seen the light of day and one thing that is drawing everyone’s attention is Hoffman’s treatment...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Refused To Set Up Trust Fund For Kids

By Hannah Woodhead | 21st July 2014

An article in The New York Post today revealed that acclaimed Hollywood actor Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected suggestions from his accountant to establish a trust fund for his three children prior to his death. The...

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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Is Coming, President Snow Has A Message For You

By Lauren James | 26th June 2014

The first teaser clip has been released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Well, we say teaser but it’s cunningly disguised as a piece of cold-blooded propaganda from the Capitol to the people living...

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Gwar's Dave Brockie And Entertainment's Dangerous Relationship With Heroin

By George Percival | 6th June 2014

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie died of a heroin overdose Other celebs who have passed away from the drug It was recently announced that frontman of theatrical horror-rock band GWAR has died of a heroin overdose,...

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - Philip Seymour Hoffman's Scenes Explained

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2014

Francis Lawrence, the director of the upcoming Hunger Games instalment, Mockingjay Part 1, has addressed some of the confusion surrounding Philip Seymour Hoffman’s scenes in the film. The actor passed away in February leaving behind...

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One Of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Films - 'God's Pocket' - Disappoints The Critics

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th May 2014

Credit to those charged with critiquing ‘God’s Pocket’, John Slattery’s blue-collar thriller; they didn’t hamper their opinion or let sentimentality cloud their judgement. Despite this being one of late Philip Seymore Hoffman’s last performances, something...

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What Can We Expect From 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'?

By Sophie Miskiw | 1st May 2014

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is on track for its November 21 release date, despite the tragic death of cast member Philip Seymour Hoffman earlier this year. We’re keeping our eyes peeled for a Mockingjay...

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Introducing, Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Movie: 'A Most Wanted Man' [Trailer]

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th April 2014

The screen adaptation of John Le Carre’s book, ‘A Most Wanted Man’ has been made all the more pertinent by the death of its leading star and much-loved actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died in...

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Cgi, Body Doubles & Voice Overs To Complete Paul Walker's Fast & Furious 7 Scenes?

By Elinor Cosgrave | 24th March 2014

Paul Walker may still be able to complete Fast & Furious 7 with the use of body doubles, CGI and voice overs reports suggest. Walker died in a car accident in November of last year...

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Brittany Murphy's 'Something Wicked' To Be Released, Other Posthumous Movie Releases

By Sophie Miskiw | 20th March 2014

Brittany Murphy’s final movie ‘Something Wicked’ is due to be released over four years since her tragic and ambiguous death. The plot focuses on a young couple who find themselves faced with a past that...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Among Actors Remembered At Oscars

By Stephanie Chase | 3rd March 2014

The Academy Awards paid tribute to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman last night, who was among the stars featured in the awards ‘In Memorium’ sequence last night.Philip Seymour Hoffman was among those hounered last nightThe 48...

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Prescription Drugs, Cocaine And Heroin Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman - It's Official

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st March 2014

Despite the causes of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death being tragically clear, the official toxicology report has confirmed that the late actor died due to a lethal concoction of prescription drugs, cocaine and heroine on Sunday,...

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Paul Walker And Other Actors Who Died Mid-way Through Movie Shoots

By Sophie Miskiw | 28th February 2014

The world was taken back by the very sudden death of Paul Walker at the end of 2013, only to hit by the sad news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s drug overdose in early February. Both...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Pal David Bar Katz Settles With National Enquirer

By Michael West | 26th February 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman's playwright friend David Bar Katz - who found the Oscar winner dead in his Greenwich Village apartment with a needle sticking out of his arm - has settled his lawsuit against the...

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Why Jennifer Lawrence Deserves A Year Off From Hollywood

By Sophie Miskiw | 24th February 2014

Jennifer Lawrence must be exhausted. The girl has barely stopped working since she starred in her first movie, Garden Party, back in 2008. Over the past six years she has starred in the grand total...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Will Heavy On Nyc's Culture, Art, For Son

By Michael West | 20th February 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman's net worth may be up to $35 million though the details of his will were focused on his son's upbringing and education. The Oscar winning actor, found dead in his apartment after...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Will Reveals Late Actor Wants Son To Remain In N.y.c

By Nick Hill | 19th February 2014

The will of Philip Seymour Hoffman has been released, and the late actor was very clear on what he wanted for his family.Even though the Academy-Award winner carved most of his illustrious career in Hollywood,...

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Bafta Award For Best Speech Goes To Cate Blanchett, For Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th February 2014

Not everyone likes sitting through award ceremonies; some people find the speeches pretty dull and everything in-between mildly entertaining at best. But when a speech like Cate Blanchett’s comes along, it makes all minutes treading...

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Jazz Musician And Suspected Heroin Dealer Granted Bail

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th February 2014

Robert Vineberg, the celebrated jazz musician who was arrested in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death – has been granted bail. Vineberg was not arrested in connection with the passing of Seymour Hoffman, but...

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A Week In News: America's Darling Dies, Samuel L Jackson Feels The Fury, Flappy Bird Meets Its Maker

By Lauren James | 14th February 2014

RIP Shirley Temple: For younger generations, the death of Shirley Temple may not be as heart-rending as for those who grew up with the adorable, depression-era actress and watched her help pull America out of...

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Twitter Doesn't Like Drake (Today) After Rapper's Philip Seymour Hoffman Remarks

By Victoria Pavlova | 14th February 2014

If Drake’s reaction to his Rolling Stone cover being cut this week was a bit over the top, then the reaction of some twitter users borders on downright insane. Here’s the rundown. After Drake’s cover...

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Drake Throws Hissy Fit After Philip Seymour Hoffman Rolling Stone Cover Chosen

By Lauren James | 13th February 2014

Drake has publically voiced his distaste after Rolling Stone pulled his cover at the last moment and replaced it with one of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died nearly a fortnight ago. The...

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