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WATCH: First Trailer for One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Films, 'A Most Wanted Man'

One of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's final films is Anton Corbijn's spy thriller "A Most Wanted Man," adapted from the John Le Carre bestseller, which debuted at this past Sundance. A trailer has arrived; watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 11, 2014 3:24 PM
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Ebertfest 2014 Lineup Honors the Late Legendary Film Critic, Will Open with 'Life Itself'

Sadly, this is the first year the late Roger Ebert won't be attending his very own Ebertfest. And so the folks at his namesake Illinois festival have put together a great lineup for this year's 16th annual edition, which will go down in Champaign-Urbana April 23-27. Chaz Ebert will return as emcee.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 20, 2014 12:38 PM
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WATCH: Lovely 20-Minute Tribute to the Career of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Editor and filmmaker Caleb Slain was inspired to make "P.S. Hoffman," a moving 20-minute tribute to the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman. Watch below. Per Slain's description of the tribute, it took him 200 hours to condense Hoffman's 47 films into the piece.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 5, 2014 1:52 PM
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Berlin Film Festival to Tribute Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maximilian Schell

The Berlin Film Festival, kicking off today, has added two last-minute screenings to honor the memory of actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maximilian Schell, who both died last weekend.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 6, 2014 11:43 AM
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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Untimely Death Brings Welcome Insight Into Drug Addiction

I've been deep-diving into stories that might shed light on Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. As four people have been arrested by police in New York in an apartment stocked with heroin a mile from his home, I'd like to share several stories that helped me to understand what Hoffman went through in the last year--after 23 years of sobriety.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 5, 2014 1:48 PM
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RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman, Found Dead of a Likely Heroin Overdose at 46 (UPDATED)

Sadly, Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose Sunday afternoon in his West Village New York apartment. The Oscar-winning actor (2005's "Capote") was 46.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 2, 2014 1:55 PM
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WATCH: Philip Seymour Hoffman Is 'A Most Wanted Man' in First Clip from Anton Corbijn's Espionage Thriller

Check out the first clip from Anton Corbijn's Sundance thriller, "A Most Wanted Man," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Bruhl and Robin Wright.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 22, 2014 7:19 PM
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New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Images of Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone and Many More

A batch of new images has landed for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," which hits theaters November 22, and will be presented out of competition at the upcoming Rome Film Festival on November 14. Check them out below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 19, 2013 1:15 PM
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Lionsgate Takes Anton Corbijn's Spy Thriller 'A Most Wanted Man,' Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

Lionsgate has snapped up US rights for spy thriller "A Most Wanted Man," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and Willem Dafoe. The film is helmed by Anton Corbijn ("The American"), and adapted from the novel by John Le Carre.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 31, 2013 12:36 PM
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Interactive: The Music Behind 'A Late Quartet'

  • By Jacob Combs
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  • February 11, 2013 6:38 AM
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