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  1. 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' review: Katniss' saga comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    ... the numb funk of "Mockingjay 1" and resolves to end this thing. It's peculiar and sad to see the late Philip Seymour Hoffman appear in abbreviated handfuls of scenes as the games designer turned revolutionary. Stanley Tucci , meantime, comes back ...


  2. Katniss Loves Pita Video Is Dumb And FantasticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cinema Blend News

    ... times in just four days. Personally, my favorite section of "Katniss loves Pita" is the appearance of Philip Seymour Hoffman . But only because I'm a big softy. Just seeing Big Phil on screen again in anything makes my heart instantly warm and ...


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    Friday | IBerkshires

    ... kingdom, each a vital part of the human formula necessary to a coup. Appearing in his last movie, Philip Seymour Hoffman is Plutarch Heavensbee, previously a gamemaker, but now chief propagandist for the cause. Also aboard, off-and-on mistrusted and ...


  4. Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, by Alison RowatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Sunday Herald

    ... (Woody Harrelson), fashionista Effie (Elizabeth Banks), and arch media manipulator Plutarch (the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles). The action sequences are strong, with the crowd scenes, always a winner in the series, still ...


  5. Critical mass: Movie review roundup for Nov. 27-Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Fresno Bee

    ... victory with a touch of "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." Philip Seymour Hoffman filmed several scenes before his death, but it took some changes in the script and a few special effects to get his character in ...


  6. Reeling it in: 'Mockingjay part 2'Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    I love it when a series ends stronger than it began. The concept of sequels that exists today is completely different than when I was growing up.


  7. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: "Jennifer Lawrence is a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Radio Times

    ... Katniss once again has the A-list on her side (including Elizabeth Banks and Woody Harrelson, while Philip Seymour Hoffman is a poignant presence in his final screen role), but all is not as it seems. An excruciatingly tense and ultimately ferocious ...


  8. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 |

    ... got taken by surprise when I saw which way things were going. This is the last screen performance of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who didn't quite finish his role as Plutarch Heavensbee, but did enough for editors to put something convincing together. ...


  9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Snow. Katniss defies the authority of Coin and her propaganda minister Plutarch Heavansbee (the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose absence the filmmakers work around with fragments of dialogue and CGI) to get into the battle at the Capitol, where ...


  10. Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has small but memorable turn in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    When Philip Seymour Hoffman died unexpectedly nearly two years ago of a drug overdose, he was midway through filming the final two "Hunger Games" films.


  11. Hunger Games finale is dark, affecting and satisfyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The St Paul Journal

    ... leader of the rebel forces that embodies moral duplicity and cold, calculating intellect. The late Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final screen performance, provides warmth and gravitas as the game maker Plutarch Heavensbee. I would have liked to ...


  12. Ranking the Hunger Games MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | IGN

    ... over the original by a pretty large margin, helped both by a new director and the addition of Philip Seymour Hoffman as new Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee. Hoffman's penetrating performance allowed for a new dimension of suspense in Katniss' story, ...


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    Monday Nov 23 | Willamette Week

    ... a unique mood for a futuristic urban war. And the acting is spectacular. There's tragically little Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died a couple weeks short of finishing his role in this movie. They Photoshop him into the background of a couple shots, ...


  14. Movie Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    Suzanne Collins' epic saga comes to a satisfying conclusion with " The Hunger Games : Mockingjay , Part 2 ." Jennifer Lawrence , Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson return to reclaim freedom for the future and take down Donald Sutherland's President Snow once and for all.


  15. Cinema in Focus: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2'Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Noozhawk

    ... This aspect of the tale requires the specialties of media experts like Plutarch Heavensbee ( Philip Seymour Hoffman from previous footage) and former victor, Haymitch Abernathy ( Woody Harrelson ). As a hero, Katniss' intuition, honesty and courage ...


  16. A survivor sifts through the ashes in haunting 'Phoenix'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... performance by Hoss, very much the German actress of her generation, who was seen alongside the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in last year's crackling "A Most Wanted Man." Hoss' Nelly Lenz is first met at that U.S. Army checkpoint, in a car driven by ...


  17. 'Capote' is quite goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Philip Seymour Hoffman portrays author Truman Capote in this true story of his relationship with killer Perry Smith, who would be immortalized forever in In Cold Blood. This weekend, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" was released in theatres.


  18. 'Hunger Games' director aims first to please the fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Daily Camera

    ... had shot two movies back-to-back, 155 days, three countries, it was a scene that was supposed to be Philip Seymour Hoffman but because he died it was rewritten for Woody. We were shooting it so we were relieved and we were tired and wanted to go ...


  19. 2You saw the last a Hunger Gamesa and now youa re depressed. Leta s talk about it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The Washington Post

    ... kills President Coin (Julianne Moore), Haymitch (Woody Harrelson) reads her a letter from Plutarch (Philip Seymour Hoffman). In it, the former Head Gamemaker talks about the inevitable optimism that will follow the deaths of Presidents Coin and ...


  20. Philip Seymour Hoffman makes final film appearance in 'Mockingjay - Part 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Philip Seymour Hoffman died two years ago, but the Oscar winning actor's final film has just now been released. The late actor appears in "Mockingjay - Part 2" as Plutarch Heavensbee.