RIP: Philip Seymour Hoffman

By: Sunday February 2, 2014 2:04 pm

Not a traditional leading man, the pale and plump Philip Seymour Hoffman was a thinking person’ sex symbol: Smart, talented, sensitive with who brought intelligence and naturalism to his roles. Along with his Oscar win for Capote, he was nominated for three Supporting Actor Oscars (Charlie Wilson’s War, Doubt, and The Master, and three Tony nominations (two for Best Leading Actor in True West and Death of a Salesman, and one for Best Featured Actor in Long Day’s Journey into Night).

Spike Lee Sued Over George Zimmerman Tweets: Wrong Address Causes Grief

By: Tuesday November 12, 2013 5:41 pm

An elderly Florida couple is suing director Spike Lee over  tweets he made on March 23, 2012, less than a month after shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

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