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  1. 'Shameless' renewed for Season 6, 'Happyish' gets 10-episode orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 |

    ... the show they announced several years ago and was then put on hold by the untimely death of star Philip Seymour Hoffman, has received a 10-episode order. The comedic examination of the pursuit of happiness stars Steve Coogan in the role in which ...


  2. Showtime gets 'Happyish' and more 'Shameless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | USA Today

    ... a 12-episode sixth season next year. Steve Coogan will star in the led role first played by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the pilot episode, and Kathryn Hahn and Bradley Whitford co-star in the 10-episode first season, due April 26 (9:30 p.m. ...


  3. 'Happyish' Picked Up To Series, 'Shameless' Renewed For Season 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Deadline

    Exactly a year after Showtime announced a series pickup of comedy pilot Happyish at TCA last January, the network did it again for the project's new pilot. Happyish had to be redo after the tragic death of original star Philip Seymour Hoffman.


  4. WWII saga recounts U.S. Olympian's ordeal as brutalized POWRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Insight News

    Do you remember how, "Infamous," a biopic about Truman Capote, was released right on the heels of the one entitled "Capote?" But because the latter had already received considerable critical acclaim, including an Oscar for the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Johnnie-come-lately had little chance of making more than a blip on the radar. The same fate might befall "Unbroken," a World War II saga directed by Angelina Jolie.


  5. Most of The New York Times' most popular items last year weren't news storiesRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Poynter Online

    Last year's most popular item in The New York Times was this interactive , an image gallery of sorts that showed the photographic evolution of four sisters over 40 years. That interactive, which appeared in The New York Times Magazine section of, was more popular than the paper's coverage of marquee news events, including the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and a suicide bombing in Iraq.


  6. Route to RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    The death of revered actor Philip Seymour Hoffman earlier this month has refocused the attention of the nation on the epidemic of drug addiction. Hoffman, who reportedly died from a heroin overdose, was discovered alone in his New York City apartment with a hypodermic needle in his arm on Feb. 2. Although heroin is widely viewed as the province of the lower classes, Hoffman's death, say local recovery advocates Zach Snitzer and Sam Bierman, drove home the truth of the matter: Drug addiction is an equal opportunity illness; it does not discriminate.


  7. The 10 Greatest Part 3 Movies Of All-Time, RankedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    The release of Taken 3 , according to early chastening reviews, appears to prove the common consensus that while sequels are mostly awful, threequels are even worse. That isn't always the case though.


  8. Tron Theatre Makeshift Broadcast Presents When the Rain Stops FallingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    ... Ballroom and most recently with his adaptation of A Most Wanted Man by John le Carre, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman . For further information, to request images and interviews, or for any other press enquiries please contact: ABOUT THE COMPANY ...


  9. A Most Wanted Man - DVD/Blu-ray Preview & trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | IndieLondon

    When a Chechen immigrant arrives illegally in Hamburg's Islamic community he rouses the suspicion of German and US forces of being a suspected terrorist. Seemingly penniless and brandishing torture scars, he holds a letter that states he's entitled to his father's fortune.


  10. Sleeper Films Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... eir plans destroyed by people at the top of the system." A German counter-terrorism expert (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman) acts as a somewhat rogue agent in the wake of 9/11, investigating a Chechen immigrant a and a threat to national security.


  11. Menu Babble We Hate: Because Sometimes a Cheeseburger Is Just a CheeseburgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | City Pages

    ... yes they are a beloved side dish and casserole ingredient, the description is lazy and borrowed from Philip Seymour Hoffman's character in Twister . (Note to self for Twister-themed restaraunt: The Chicken Fingers of God with F5 sauce. Suckzone!) ...


  12. Movie Review: - Inherent Vice,' a 70s-era detective tale, full of virtuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... Altamont. , was an enigmatic character piece, largely a two-hander dominated by Phoenix and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. Here, the filmmaker goes back to his roots as casting director extraordinaire, enlisting the best faces in the business to ...


  13. From just three notes, the 'Soul of an Actor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    ... has instantly composed are those for Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Theodore Bikel and, posthumously, for Philip Seymour Hoffman. "The first three notes of every composition were picked by the person," Goldstein told the Journal. (Hoffman's is the ...


  14. The Long Goodbye: Rex Reed Bids Adieu to Those We Lost Last YearRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... most clowns hide a mask of tragedy. The same could be said of the drug addicted third act staged by Philip Seymour Hoffman-a brilliant, oversized dervish of versatility who was equally at home as Willy Loman or Truman Capote. What a sad, ...


  15. Inherent Vice overstays its welcome in the writer's denRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    ... tale set in Southern California at the ass end of the 1960s. This time, though, there's no Philip Seymour Hoffman to play against. Instead, Phoenix's perpetually pot-hazed Larry "Doc" Sportello-a two-bit private dick in a seedy beachside ...


  16. Is Joaquin Phoenix the best actor in America? Here's his six greatest rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... and intense, Phoenix makes the young Marlon Brando look like a slacker. Check out his meeting with Philip Seymour Hoffman, his equal in talent and opposite in approach. Talent to burn, and so generous, Phoenix carried the Johnny Cash-June Carter ...


  17. Finding Laughter In Loss: A Comedian's Take On Impersonating Celebrities Who've DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... featured most prominently in his act, his sketch videos, and on his reel are two well-known voices: Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams. Josh has been doing impressions of both Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams for yearsa well before ...


  18. Predicting the winners and losers of the 2015 Golden GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    ... Everything" Who should win: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" Who should've been nominated: Philip Seymour Hoffman, "A Most Wanted Man" or Tom Hardy in either "Locke" or "The Drop" It's a strong field of unfamiliar faces this year for Best ...


  19. Looking Back: A Tribute to the Hollywood Talents We Lost in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 |

    While there's no denying that 2014 was a good year for great filmmaking, it was also a little bit harder than recent years as we lost some monstrous talents from the big screen. Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Williams both passed tragically and far too soon.


  20. From Jackie O to Mario Cuomo, a Jesuit parish is the final stop for boldface CatholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Religion News Service

    ... rights advocate died in 2010 and was a regular communicant at St. Ignatius (as is her daughter). Philip Seymour Hoffman: the Oscar-winning actor died in February 2014 after a relapse with heroin. He was raised Catholic but was not a churchgoer. Yet ...