Posts Tagged ‘Philip Seymour Hoffman’
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The Ides of March

Inevitability is a quality that may work when it comes to winning elections, but it turns otherwise promising political films into cinematic also-rans.

Moneyball

The best performance of Brad Pitt's career brings this behind-the-game drama to life.

Happiness (1998)

The polar opposite of populist fare, "Happiness" is a compelling look at the rotting "picket-fence American Dream."

The Ides of March

"The Ides of March" is a well-executed retread that impresses without ever surprising us.

Moneyball

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.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Synecdoche, New York

"Synecdoche, New York," — Charlie Kaufman's tremendous directorial debut — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: State and Main

"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.

Jack Goes Boating

Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut chronicles the deceptive simplicity of relationships, and people who bring out the best and worst in one another.