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‘Mockingjay: Part 1’ Review: The revolution will be televised

Nov 20, 2014 - 12:33 PM

In Mockingjay the series comes into its own writes movie reviewer Zig Marasigan

Is Hollywood doing enough to shield troubled stars?

Aug 15, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Some critics question whether the demanding television and movie industry does enough to protect its stars from their personal demons

Philip Seymour Hoffman died from drug cocktail

Mar 02, 2014 - 10:02 AM

More than 50 sachets of the illegal opiate heroin were foun in Hoffman s apartment at the time of his death

CHARACTER ACTOR. Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Prize in honor of late US actor Hoffman

Feb 26, 2014 - 10:18 AM

One playwright is set to win an award yearly of 45 000 in honor of the late Oscar winning American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

HOFFMAN, 46. In this file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. Robyn Beck/AFP

Hoffman leaves money to long-time girlfriend

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:54 AM

Hoffman left his estate to girlfriend Mimi O Donnell and set up a trust fund for son Cooper

TO COOPER. He wishes for his son to be exposed to the 'culture, arts and architecture' in New York, Chicago or San Francisco. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/Agence France-Presse

Hoffman, celebrity drug addiction, and the challenge of acting

Feb 11, 2014 - 1:30 AM

While tragic the actor s death did not eclipse his life

BEST OF HIS GENERATION. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman at the 69th Venice Film Festival in 2012. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/Agence France-Presse

Hoffman could be digitized to complete 'Hunger Games' film

Feb 08, 2014 - 8:05 AM

With the death of Hoffman who plays vital character Plutarch Heavensbee filmmakers are set to insert the dead actor into the moview

DIGITIZED. Phillip Seymour Hoffman attends a special screening of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" on November 20, 2013 in New York City. Rob Kim/Getty Images/AFP

Stars attend private funeral for Hoffman

Feb 08, 2014 - 7:52 AM

The private funeral service lasted for an hour and a half at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue in Manhattan

Autopsy on Hoffman inconclusive, more tests needed: official

Feb 06, 2014 - 9:44 AM

The results of an autopsy Philip Seymour Hoffman s body were inconclusive Further tests ordered by NY medical examiner s office

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4 arrests in drug probe of Hoffman death

Feb 05, 2014 - 6:47 PM

3 men and a woman were arrested in a search of 3 Manhattan apartments where bags of heroin were found

OVERDOSE? The city medical examiner had not yet reached a definitive cause of death

Fans pay respects to Hoffman at New York apartment

Feb 05, 2014 - 6:12 PM

Two days after his death fans offer flowers photographs and beer as tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

FANS PAY TRIBUTE. Forrest Young places flowers at a makeshift memorial for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. Photo by Stan Honda/ Agence France-Presse

Actor's death spotlights heroin epidemic

Feb 04, 2014 - 9:59 AM

Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman s death creates a spotlight on heroin which reportedly has younger first time users

HOFFMAN, 46. In this file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. Robyn Beck/AFP

How will Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death affect ‘Mockingjay,’ other projects?

Feb 03, 2014 - 12:00 PM

The late actor was scheduled to appear in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay parts 1 and 2; a directorial film project and a show were also in the works

FUTURE PROJECTS? Reports are saying that Hoffman's death likely won't affect the release dates of the 'Mockingjay' films. Screengrab from YouTube ('Catching Fire' official trailer)

Philip Seymour Hoffman's memorable roles

Feb 03, 2014 - 10:14 AM

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a celebrated actor s actor both on screen and on stage Here are some of his memorable roles

'ACTOR'S ACTOR'. Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar in 2006 for his role as author Truman Capote

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 'greatest character actor of his time'

Feb 03, 2014 - 9:12 AM

His successful career spanned over 50 films as well as TV and theater credits

TALENT GONE TOO SOON. US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman during a photocall of the movie 'The Master' during the 69th Venice International Film Festival in Venice, Italy, 1 Sept 2012. Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

Feb 03, 2014 - 3:47 AM

UPDATED Media reports suggest a drug overdose could be to blame but the official cause of death is under investigation

HOFFMAN, 46. In this file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. Robyn Beck/AFP

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Joaquin Phoenix, Hoffman win best actor in Venice

Sep 09, 2012 - 3:33 PM

The two win the award for the Scientology inspired The Master

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, Venice Film Fest best actor for 'The Master.' He shares the award with co-star Joaquin Phoenix. Screen grab from YouTube (TheGuardian)

Latest Brad Pitt flick is on the ball

Mar 06, 2012 - 5:42 PM

Moneyball is not just a great sports movie but a great movie period