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'A Most Wanted Man' Could Win Hoffman Posthumous Oscar

When A Most Wanted Man premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, early buzz began to swell around Philip Seymour Hoffman's strikingly astute performance as a worn-out German spy pushing back against a militaristic culture of paranoia and violence. Then just weeks later, the actor was found dead in his New York home.


Related Topix: Doubt, A Most Wanted Man, Movies, Entertainment, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Film Show: 'A Most Wanted Man' and 'Pride' reviewed by George Byrne and Gavin Burke

The Herald's George Byrne and movie reviewer Gavin Burke have the lowdown on this week's two top releases, 'A Most Wanted Man' and 'Pride'. Philip Seymour Hoffman was a prolific actor, with an Oscar for his riveting turn in Capote and career or scene-stealing turns in films like Doubt, Boogie Nights, Moneyball, and The Master.


Related Topix: A Most Wanted Man, Moneyball, Doubt, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Biography Movies, Capote

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Hoffman's final performance makes a splendid swansong

A MOST WANTED MAN Thriller/Drama/Romance. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Homayoun Ershadi, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Nina Hoss, Daniel Bruhl, Vicky Kreps, Robin Wright, Derya Alabora, Tamer Yigit.


Related Topix: A Most Wanted Man, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Homayoun Ershadi, Rachel McAdams

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cinema Blend News

P.T. Anderson's Inherent Vice Finally Has Footage, See It Here

The Toronto International Film Festival is still raging, but the New York Film Festival is eager to steal focus with a new trailer that boasts our fist look at actual footage from Paul Thomas Anderson's hotly anticipated Inherent Vice . Based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice reteams three-time Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix with his Oscar-winning Walk The Line co-star Reese Witherspoon.


Related Topix: New York, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Walk the Line, Biography Movies, Music!, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon

Tue Sep 09, 2014

the Master: An Existentialist Fable from Paul Thomas Anderson

"If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of us know, will you? For you'd be the first person in the history of the world." Paul Thomas Anderson never fails to amaze me.


Awards season preview 2014

While the month of September rarely has anything of value to offer, it serves as a calm before the arrival of the awards season storm. Here are ten Oscar-hopefuls to look out for.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Fight Club, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Argo, Celebrities, Ben Affleck, Family, Batman, Adventure, Michael Keaton

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Star


To celebrate World Beard Day, we took the time to show off our new little gadget to unearth some of the best beards in showbiz. These attempts are a bit of a way off the longest ever beard that belonged to Norwegian Hans Langseth and was measured at 5.33m long.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Daily Trojan

Is Joaquin Phoenix a bit too strange for Marvel?

In the weeks leading up to last summer's Comic-Con International in San Diego, rumors were swirling like a cloak of levitation around Marvel Studios and its long-rumored big-screen treatment of Doctor Strange, the master of the mystic arts and sometime superhero whose arrival promises to inject Marvel's ever-expanding cinematic universe with a welcome dose of the supernatural. The studio had already hired Scott Derrickson, the genre-friendly filmmaker behind Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose, and fan expectations soared after the news broke that Joaquin Phoenix was in final talks to play the doctor himself.


Related Topix: I'm Still Here, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, To Die For, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Music!, Walk the Line, Documentary Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Weird

Up and autumn

With the Oscar push on the horizon, N&R film critics Daniel Barnes and Jim Lane have each selected their five most anticipated upcoming films. Gone Girl : If David Fincher's adaptation of the 2012 Gillian Flynn novel is half as creepily exhilarating as its advertising campaign, this could be the director's best film since Zodiac .


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Books, To the Wonder, Los Angeles, CA, Bridesmaids, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight

Salt Lake Tribune

Fall movie photos: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,'...

There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here's the list, with photos, of the movies opening in December.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Alien³, Science Fiction Movies, Paul, Dave, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley

Wed Sep 03, 2014

PR :: God's Pocket on Blu-ray & DVD Sep 9

After Mickey Scarpato's trouble-making stepson Leon is killed in a construction 'accident,' Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news along with the body.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Arts, Cinema, Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, John Slattery

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Joaquin Phoenix in 'final talks' for Doctor Strange

Academy Award nominated actor, Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly in ''final talks'' to play Doctor Strange in the latest Marvel superhero film.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Gladiator, Music!, Walk the Line, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Man arrested after Hoffman death avoids jail

Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman .


Related Topix: Moneyball, Doubt, Drugs, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Movie Review of 'A Most Wanted Man'

Philip Seymour Hoffman 's last role in " A Most Wanted Man " is a very good performance and while watching, I could not help but think that Hollywood had lost an immense talent when he died earlier this year.


Related Topix: Doubt, A Most Wanted Man, Almost Famous, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Capote, Music!, Adventure, Scent of a Woman

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Celebrity Birthdays, August 20: Demi Lovato, Amy Adams and Kirko Bangz

Actress, singer, and songwriter Demi Lovato turns 22 today. Lovato made her debut as a child actress in Barney and Friends .


Related Topix: Man of Steel, Doubt, The Fighter, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Entertainment, Television, The X Factor