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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Talent Remembered In Epic Memorial Clip

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The Essential Philip Seymour Hoffman

Maybe you won’t cry while watching this 20 minute long memorial clip of the best moments of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s expansive film career. But you’ll certainly be left with a heavy heart at the illimitable artist the world has lost. From his lighter, more comedic roles in “Almost Famous” and “Flawless,” to his severe and ascetic ones in “The Master” and “Doubt,” the wide-ranging talent he shared during his 22-year-long career is on full display. Filmmaker Caleb Spain reportedly spent over 200 searching for clips from 47 films. It’s time to mop up these damp cheeks and go add some of these films to the Netflix queue. [Vimeo]

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will Left Out His Two Daughters

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will has been filed and he left the bulk if his money to his longtime partner, Mimi O’Donnell, the mother of his three children and the executrix of his estate. The will was written before his two youngest daughters were born, however, so it only establishes a trust in the name of his son Cooper, who is now 10. (Cooper will inherit half his trust at 25 and the rest at 30.) PSH’s will also stipulated that he wants Cooper to be raised in either Manhattan, Chicago or San Francisco, “so that my son will be exposed to the culture, arts and architecture that such cities offer.” Hopefully as the executrix of his will, O’Donnell can distribute the late actor’s finances more equitably amongst all his children. [Gothamist, New York Post] Keep reading »

“Almost Famous” Director Cameron Crowe Shares His Memories Of Philip Seymour Hoffman And Now I’m Bummed Out

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“He sat down and we talked about the meaning of the script and the commercialization of music and movies. And that’s where we bonded a bit. When he drove to the office, he’d seen a director on a billboard doing an endorsement for a product. So he referenced that as “the line is blurry now.” In the time of the script, musicians didn’t do commercials. The lines were clearly drawn. And he was very interested in exploring what that line was.”

Director Cameron Crowe spoke to Rolling Stone about Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Almost Famous,” in which he played the cranky rock music journalist Lester Bangs. He detailed Hoffman’s ability to pick up on so many nuances of Lester’s personality and discussed that much-loved scene when he and Patrick Fugit’s character bond over how uncool they are: Keep reading »

Drake Sort Of Apologizes For Complaining That Rolling Stone Replaced His Cover With Philip Seymour Hoffman

  • Drake apologized — sort of — on his website today for complaining on Twitter that he was “disgusted” that Rolling Stone replaced his planned cover with one honoring Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died recently of a drug overdose.  ”I completely support and agree with Rolling Stone replacing me on the cover with the legendary Phillip Seymour Hoffman,” Drizzy wrote. “He is one of the most incredible actors of our time and a man that deserves to be immortalized by this publication. My frustration stemmed from the way it was executed.” But then he said people took his “initial comments out of context” and implied Rolling Stone should have asked him permission or even input on how to handle the piece. I don’t know, he still comes off looking very arrogant to me. [Octobers Very Own via Entertainment Weekly]
  • “House Of Cards” season two is ready on Netflix! [Engadget] Keep reading »

Drake Whines That Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Took Away His Rolling Stone Cover

“[Rolling Stone] also took my cover from me last minute and ran the issue. I’m disgusted with that. RIP to Phillip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil. I’m done doing interviews for magazines. I just want to give my music to the people. That’s the only way my message gets across accurately.”

Drake is angry at Rolling Stone for allegedly publishing quotes in a forthcoming article which throw shade at Kanye West, whom he has performed with and been mentored by in the past. He claims he “never commented on Yeezus for my interview portion of Rolling Stone” — though that doesn’t make clear whether he dissed Kanye while a reporter was within earshot or the quotes were made up. (I am guessing the former.) Either way, complaining he is “disgusted” because Rolling Stone replaced his cover with one HONORING A BELOVED ACTOR’S DEATH is super egotistical and tacky. You’ll have plenty of time for more covers while you’re still, you know, alive, Drake. All respect due? Yeah, right. (Drake has since deleted the tweets about PSH. The internet never forgets, Drizzy.) [Stereogum]

Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Reportedly In A Love Triangle

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly in a “love triangle” with his longtime partner Mimi O’Donnell and another woman before his death. [Page Six]
  • Julia Roberts’ sister Nancy Motes, who died of a drug overdose this weekend, reportedly left a suicide note containing “dark secrets” about Julia. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Also, Julia’s sister reportedly blabbed about her private life to tabloids for cash. Oof. [Page Six]
  • It’s on, Shia: Jerry O’Connell is spoofing the annoyingly apologetic former star with his very own pop up exhibit, #IAMSORRYTOO. This is actually brilliant. [Buzzfeed]
  • Taylor Swift chopped her hair off. You like? [Popdust] Keep reading »

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch PSH In “A Late Quartet,” Make Rose Petal Lip Balm & Bake Your Own Samoas

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch PSH In "A Late Quartet," Make Rose Petal Lip Balm & Bake Your Own Samoas

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend! Keep reading »

Funeral For Philip Seymour Hoffman Held In Manhattan

  • Friends and family gathered in Manhattan today for Philip Seymour Hoffman’s funeral. Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Joaquin Phoenix, Diane Sawyer and others were all in attendance. [CNN, Daily Mail UK]
  • Thoughts this dude had at a naked yoga class. [The Hairpin]
  • You’re not the only one who likes to pin home decor ideas on Pinterest even though you’re too broke to buy a house. [New York Observer]
  • On growing up gender nonconforming. [The Toast] Keep reading »

FYI: Discussing An Addict’s Participation In An Anonymous 12-Step Program, Even After They’ve Died, Is Not Okay

I’m not exactly surprised that rag like The New York Post would send a reporter to loiter outside of a 12-step meeting like Narcotics or Alcoholics Anonymous, in hopes of scoring some exclusive “scoop” on the passing of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. But I am repulsed by it. In an article in yesterday’s paper — which I am not linking to — reporter Reuven Fenton wrote about how, prior to his overdose from heroin on Sunday, Hoffman was known to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at a location in the West Village in an effort to get and stay clean. But the Post also rather extensively quoted a man who met Hoffman in one of those meetings, who provided details about the actor’s participation in what is supposed to be an anonymous support group. Keep reading »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Allegedly Possessed 70 Bags Of Heroin When He Died

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman reportedly had 70 small bags of heroin and pills laying around his New York City apartment when he was found dead yesterday of a drug overdose. He had reportedly been living alone for the past three months after being asked to leave the apartment he shared with his longtime partner and their three kids. [New York Post (1), New York Post (2)]
  • Gwyneth Paltrow tweeted a personal photo of herself and Hoffman from the set of “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” which they filmed together in 1998. His college roommate from NYU tweeted a much-older pic of the young acting student in his dorm room. [Instagram, Independent UK]
  • Despite rumors that Laura Prepon would be off “Orange Is The New Black”‘s second season, Jenji Kohan has confirmed that her character Alex will be on the show for “most” of the season. [US Weekly] Keep reading »
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