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Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Friday 16 March 2012
Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the sort of play that benefits from a pertinent revival. Rarely has his take on the hollow heart of the American Dream seemed more relevant as American self-belief continues to falter amid economic fragility and continued job insecurity.
Sunday 12 February 2012
The champagne is on ice and the red carpet is being rolled out as some of the biggest names in Hollywood gather for tonight's Bafta film awards.
Sunday 05 February 2012
The actor Ben Gazzara, who starred in the original Broadway production of Tennessee Williams's play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday. He was 81.
Friday 26 August 2011
"That rug really tied the room together," the Dude, justifiably, laments after two thugs pee on his carpet.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Barry Humphries narrates this Claymation tale of a correspondence between portly Australian eight-year-old Mary and her pen pal Max, a 44-year-old New Yorker with Asperger's (voiced by Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
Todd Solondz's follow up to Happiness (1998), his exquisite black comedy, is just as unsettling but half as droll and features, oddly, a completely different cast.
Sunday 30 May 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
The Joneses is small beer compared with this portrait of family dysfunction, a sequel to Solondz's Happiness, though with a completely different cast, including a large contingent of British talent.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Thursday 17 September 2009
What do photos of Margaret Thatcher, a washed-up carcass, footage of an American passenger plane and a painting by Paul Nash have in common? They are among the images in Our Magnolia, a 16mm film created by Turner prize-nominated Lucy Skaer and former Beck's Futures winner Rosalind Nashashibi. It's their fifth collaboration and, though both studied at Glasgow School of Art, their first solo show in Scotland, and at a mere four and a half minutes it doesn't demand much of your time. It does, however, test your interpretative skills in its seemingly obscure references and associations.
Friday 03 July 2009
Set in early 1960s New York, this is a sombre account of a priest accused of child abuse who is hounded out of his parish by Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Meryl Streep), the dragon-like headmistress of the local Catholic school.
Friday 03 April 2009
Friday 06 March 2009
Independent.co.uk has been given the worldwide exclusive rights to show a clip from Richard Curtis’ new film The Boat That Rocked.
Monday 23 February 2009
Life: Grew up in Boyle in Ireland. Currently lives in Chalk Farm, north London
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