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  1. Author Mitchell hails Chiba writer for offering window on autismRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... or both. There have also been unproven scares linking the condition to childhood vaccinations. Like Dustin Hoffman's autistic character in the Oscar-winning film "Rain Man," Higashida, now 22 years old, gets stuck repeating certain movements, ...

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  2. Tom Clyde: As sexy as a busRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Park Record

    ... images from "Murder on the Orient Express." The first bus movie that comes to mind is "Midnight Cowboy," with Dustin Hoffman coughing up a lung in the back seat while John Voigt comforts him -- just another day on the Greyhound. There was also that ...

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  3. Family Viewing: 'The Graduate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Jersey Journal

    Anne Bancroft as 'the older woman' in 'The Graduate.' She was actually only six years older than co-star Dustin Hoffman.

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  4. Better Call Saul: "Hero" ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | IGN

    A little over 20-years ago, Dustin Hoffman starred in Hero, a movie about a man as unlikely to be one as you can imagine. Yet, when he was called to, Hoffman's character Bernie Laplante grumblingly rose to the occasion and became just that.

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  5. Tim's Toons: Animated also-ransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... on all-celebrity voice casting never worked out as well as it did here, with Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, and Ian McShane among the many familiar faces we don't see. The Princess and the Frog (2009; lost to Up ) The financial success ...

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  6. Katharina Lindner: Golden statue with a white soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... actors (all white and male) rewarded for their "outstanding" performances of disability, including Dustin Hoffman ( Rain Man , 1988), Daniel Day-Lewis ( My Left Foot , 1989) and Tom Hanks ( Forrest Gump , 1994). The white, male norm at the Oscars, ...

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  7. Oscars Do-Over: 5 Times The Academy Admits They Got It WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Cinema Blend News

    ... tive reports kicked a president out of office was a riveting look at the scandal, and Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman's performances were spectacular. While we all love Rocky , the voters have made it clear that it should not have won Best Picture.

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  8. Oliver Sacks: I have terminal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Boing Boing

    ... in The New Yorker -- in the piece that became An Anthropologist on Mars -- autistic adults (other than Dustin Hoffman's fictional character in Rain Man) were still virtually invisible in society, because the diagnosis had only recently been expanded ...

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  9. Screen QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Pridesource.com

    ... sex existed in specific corners of the world - queer corners, mostly. With then-Hollywood heavyweight Dustin Hoffman taking on the titular Southern-belle role in a comedy that earned commercial and critical cred, "Tootsie" certainly didn't hinder ...

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  10. Disabled characters often earn an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... in the late 1970s and reaching a saturation point in the mid-1990s, it began to look like a formula. Consider Dustin Hoffman in "Rain Man," Daniel Day-Lewis in "My Left Foot," Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump," Al Pacino in "Scent of a Woman," Geoffrey ...

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  11. Dustin Hoffman, Alec Baldwin and Spike Lee Set for TCM Classic Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Hollywood Reporter

    Dustin Hoffman , Alec Baldwin and Spike Lee will all take part in the TCM Classic Film Festival, which runs from March 26-29 in Hollywood. Hoffman is scheduled to take part in a conversation with Baldwin, co-host of Turner Classic Movie's The Essentials , following a screening of 1974's Lenny , for which Hoffman received an Oscar nomination.

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  12. The Michigan Daily's Best and Worst of the OscarsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Michigan Daily Online

    ... bar-setting fantasy film series it was. My friends, "Return of the King" bows to no one. I get it. Dustin Hoffman. Meryl Streep. Divorce was a much more controversial issue in the '70s. I don't care. "Apocalypse Now" losing to "Kramer vs. Kramer" at ...

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  13. Rizzo on the CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Arkansas Times

    In the Gospel of Nicodemus, he is given the apocryphal name of Gestas, though I have always preferred to think of him as Rizzo, after the Dustin Hoffman character in Midnight Cowboy. Though the crimes of Enrico Salvatore "Ratso" Rizzo may never have earned him the death penalty, I have long felt that Rizzo may be a much better name.

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  14. Dustin Hoffman, Spike Lee added to TCM Classic Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee are the latest celebrities to be added to the star-studded lineup of the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood March 26-29. Hoffman will participate in an extended discussion with Alec Baldwin, former co-host of TCM's "The Essentials," following a screening of "Lenny," the 1974 Bob Fosse film featuring Hoffman's Oscar-nominated portrayal of controversial comedian Lenny Bruce.

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  15. 'Rain Man' shines in its outstanding performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | New York Daily News

    The Daily News gave "Rain Man" three and a half stars in 1988. Dustin Hoffman provides a superb performance in a movie that refuses to simply be sentimental and unrealistic about autism.

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  16. How to define autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Examiner.com

    The autism spectrum is so wide that people who do not deal with it in their everyday lives don't understand exactly what autism means. Often, people who were around in the 1980s picture Dustin Hoffman in "Rain Man ", and for some, it is that severe.

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  17. BWW TV: Behind-the-Scenes With Damian Lewis in American BuffaloRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , Chicago and opened on Broadway on 16 February 1977. The play was also adapted into a 1996 film starring Dustin Hoffman (Teach), Dennis Franz (Don), and Sean Nelson (Bobby). BWW TV: Go in the Rehearsal Room with the Company of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- ...

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  18. The Edge Theater CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Denver Westword

    ... the stage by Terry Johnson from a 1960s novel by Charles Webb - which in turn became an iconic film starring Dustin Hoffman... Sex later in life is a subject many people try not to think about, but retired English teacher Jane Juska opened up a ...

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  19. Blacklist boon for MeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... but you better be careful because he might steal your pants. I'm like Tom Cruise in Rain Man and Red is like Dustin Hoffman. You need both but, years later, people weren't talking about Tom Cruise's lines, they were talking about counting toothpicks ...

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  20. Afflictions hold sway over Oscar votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... in the late 1970s and reaching a saturation point in the mid-1990s, it began to look like a formula. Consider Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man , Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot , Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump , Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman , Geoffrey Rush ...

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