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  1. Powerful #OscarsSoWhite Street Art by Plastic JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Switched

    ... n February 2014, he created a full-sized Oscars statue shooting up heroin, shortly after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. These pieces and others can be seen in the new book Where Else But The Streets .

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  2. Film review of Anomalisa: a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | The Age

    ... seems a logical development from Synecdoche , which concerned an ambitious theatre director (the late Philip Seymour Hoffman) building an impossibly detailed model of a city. In collaboration with stop-motion animator Duke Johnson, Kaufman has now ...

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  3. Charlie Kaufman: Oh the humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    The most dazzlingly original screenwriter of the modern era, Oscar-winner Charlie Kaufman followed his acclaimed screenplays for Being John Malkovich , Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by writing and directing 2008's Synecdoche , New York, an insanely ambitious, multi-layered examination of the creative process starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. The Oscar-nominated Anomalisa is his first release since and he's still breaking new cinematic ground.

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  4. Walking Dead's Josh McDermitt: 'Oh, crap, here it comes'Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... known I could do. It's just a matter of showing people you can. I would love to do something like a Philip Seymour Hoffman, who went back and forth seamlessly between dramas and comedies, and just brought a lot of truth to his roles and that sort of ...

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  5. Doubt: A popular theme played out on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Current in Carmel

    ... Way in 2005. In 2008, it was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis. Each season, Civic Theatre strives to produce a thought-provoking, intellectual play that challenges ...

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  6. Theater camps, from the casual to the competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Brandon Sun

    ... others on the craft. (Perry-Mansfield via AP) Two decades before Dan Futterman, Bennett Miller and Philip Seymour Hoffman joined up for "Capote," they collaborated on a different project - a summer theatre program. Back then, they were just high ...

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  7. Three actors carry "Agnes of God" into theater heaven at RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | OnMilwaukee

    ... The Wind," the play about the creationism vs. evolution. Or even "Doubt," the play and film starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. And there is the venerable "Agnes of God," by John Pielmeier getting a stunning turn on stage at ...

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  8. Beyond Bowie, other notables who left distinctive requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. After Hoffman's death from an overdose in on Feb. 2, 2014, his will asked that his offspring grow up in Manhattan, Chicago or San Francisco, to be exposed to their arts and architecture.

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  9. Beyond Bowie, other notables who left distinctive will requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... group behind such hits as "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" and "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" Philip Seymour Hoffman wanted to provide for his children not only financially but culturally - and to him, that meant living in in Manhattan, ...

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  10. Beyond Bowie, other notables who left distinctive requestsJan 30, 2016, 2 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. After Hoffman's death from an overdose in on Feb. 2, 2014, his will asked that his offspring grow up in Manhattan, Chicago or San Francisco, to be exposed to their arts and architecture.

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  11. Walking Dead's Josh McDermitt: 'Oh, crap, here it comes'Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... known I could do. It's just a matter of showing people you can. I would love to do something like a Philip Seymour Hoffman, who went back and forth seamlessly between dramas and comedies, and just brought a lot of truth to his roles and that sort of ...

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  12. Elaine May's All-Star Mike Nichols Documentary Airs on PBS TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Playbill

    Mike Nichols , the late performer, writer and director who left an indelible mark on stage and screen, is remembered in a PBS documentary directed by his one-time writing and performing partner, Elaine May , premiering Jan. 29. Nichols, who began his career with Elaine May as "Nichols and May" in a series of wildly intelligent standup routines, which they took to Broadway and recordings, died Nov. 19, 2014. In all, he directed 27 Broadway shows, and won eight Tony Awards, most recently for directing the 2012 revival of Death of a Salesman starring Philip Seymour Hoffman .

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  13. FilmIan McKellen says film industry 'disregards' gay people tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | NME

    ... In the past, the Oscars have rewarded heterosexual actors including Sean Penn, Tom Hanks and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman for playing gay characters. "How clever, how clever," McKellen said of this. "What about giving me one for playing a ...

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  14. Ian McKellen says Oscars bias against gays tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | UPI

    ... if that is prejudice or chance," McKellen told The Guardian. He pointed to the Oscars Tom Hanks , Philip Seymour Hoffman and Sean Penn won for playing gay men. "What about giving me one for playing a straight man?" he asked. The 76-year-old ...

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  15. June 30: Iss. 26Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrived at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Monday night to have a lively, expletive-peppered chat with a sold-out audience about Anderson's 2002 film "Punch-Drunk Love." Comment .

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  16. Sundance 2016: Swiss Army Man's Fart Is In the Right Place, and Sometimes That's EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Film School Rejects

    ... been beaten down by life or even by the fists of others. Sad, disillusioned people - he's early Philip Seymour Hoffman without the self-loathing - are his home, and Hank quickly takes up residence. We learn what brought him to his current ...

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  17. 6 New Netflix Releases to Marathon Through the BlizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Back Stage

    If you've a mind to listen to officials from up and down the east coast this weekend , then this weekend is the perfect time to grab your roommate, a bottle of wine, and movie marathon your way straight through to Monday morning. For your viewing pleasure, we've rounded up the best of Netflix's January 2016 movie releases, in all featuring six excellent performances from the likes of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anna Kendrick, and Tilda Swinton.

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  18. Stop-motion Anomalisa a visually imaginative melodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Seattle Gay News

    ... because, goodness knows, I felt very much similar after watching his first directorial endeavor, the Philip Seymour Hoffman-starring Synecdoche, New York back in 2008. This movie, as weird and as unusual as it might become, is many ways fairly cut ...

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  19. I've had enough of public grief: What are we really grieving when an artist dies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Salon

    ... interpretation." Only a few recent events can come close to the Bowie phenomenon. In the cases of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams, their tragic, too-soon deaths seemed to inspire a similar level of online dialogue. Not just personal ...

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  20. Eternally Thrilling: Estelle Parsons Directs The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Actors StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Huffington Post

    ... it's almost immersive. While the original Off-Broadway staging of Judas in 2005 -- directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman and starring Eric Bogosian and Sam Rockwell among others -- had critics divided over its unwieldiness and baffled by odd uses of ...

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