Posts Tagged ‘Philip Seymour Hoffman’
Inevitability is a quality that may work when it comes to winning elections, but it turns otherwise promising political films into cinematic also-rans.
The polar opposite of populist fare, "Happiness" is a compelling look at the rotting "picket-fence American Dream."
"The Ides of March" is a well-executed retread that impresses without ever surprising us.
Not a typical sports movie, but a deep and probing film that gives us a glimpse at the high-stakes games that happen off the baseball diamond.
"Synecdoche, New York," — Charlie Kaufman's tremendous directorial debut — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"State and Main" — David Mamet's farcical, on-the-nose Hollywood satire — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut chronicles the deceptive simplicity of relationships, and people who bring out the best and worst in one another.