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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose: coroner

    Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose: coroner
    Philip Seymour Hoffman died accidentally of acute drug intoxication, New York officials announced Friday. Hoffman, an Oscar-winning actor as well as a producer and director, was found in his Manhattan apartment Feb. 2. Drugs, including heroin, were...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend settles National Enquirer libel suit
    One of the two friends who discovered Philip Seymour Hoffman's body in his apartment has withdrawn a lawsuit against the National Enquirer after reaching a settlement with the tabloid. David Bar Katz has come to an agreement with the Enquirer over a...
  • Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover

    Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover
    The family friend who piloted a personal watercraft in the July 2012 boating accident that killed Usher's stepson Kile Glover was found guilty in Atlanta on Thursday of homicide by vessel and several related charges.  Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was also...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman will: I want my son to be a New Yorker

    Philip Seymour Hoffman will: I want my son to be a New Yorker
    Philip Seymour Hoffman had little love for L.A. -- at least as far as his last will and testament indicates. In his 2004 will, the Oscar-winning actor gave direction on where he wanted son Cooper, then his only child, to be raised in his absence....
  • '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits

    '12 Years' is a hit with these Brits
    LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
  • Mark Mothersbaugh says 'Lego Movie' soundtrack draws on EDM history

    Mark Mothersbaugh says 'Lego Movie' soundtrack draws on EDM history
    He's best known as a founding member of Devo, the plastic-domed new-wave band that gave the world "Whip It." But musician Mark Mothersbaugh has flourished in a different guise in recent years: composing for film, television and video games, including...
  • Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?

     Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week, apparently of a heroin overdose, says a lot about the epidemic of opiate abuse gripping the United States. That epidemic, which I've spent the last year researching for a forthcoming book, is rooted in a...
  • 'RoboCop' a lumbering remake, reviews say

    'RoboCop' a lumbering remake, reviews say
    In 1987, Paul Verhoeven's futuristic crime thriller "RoboCop" made its mark with equal parts over-the-top violence and cynical, prescient satire. Now director Jose Padilha's remake has updated the cybernetic cop's story with references to the hot-button...
  • Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer

    Paul Walker does off-the-wall action in 'Brick Mansions' trailer
    The first trailer for one of the Paul Walker's final films, "Brick Mansions," has been released, and it finds the late action star on familiar ground as he pummels bad guys, leaps from tall buildings, bickers with a mismatched partner, drops a few one-...
  • Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote

    Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote
    WASHINGTON — White House drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske on Tuesday called for making naloxone, a drug that has been highly effective at reversing heroin overdoses, more widely available to emergency-care providers and other first responders....
  • Italian-U.S. Mafia drug trafficking ring busted, FBI and police say

     Italian-U.S. Mafia drug trafficking ring busted, FBI and police say
    ROME — The FBI and Italian police said they had broken up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling upon a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian Mafia group and associates of New York's notorious Gambino crime family....