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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Before the Devil Knows You're DeadBefore the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) Recommended
Dir. Sidney Lumet
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney
Intense tragi–thriller centred around a pair of hapless brothers (Hoffman and Hawke) who face devastating family consequences after a botched…
Savages, TheSavages, The (2007) Recommended
Dir. Tamara Jenkins
Feat. Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco
Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney make for convincing, disenchanted siblings in this compassionate observation of a family crisis surrounding…
DoubtDoubt (2008) Recommended
Dir. John Patrick Shanley
Feat. Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Playwright John Patrick Shanley adapts for the screen his Pulitzer Prize–winner about a nun's suspicion of sexual abuse in a Catholic school,…
Synecdoche, New YorkSynecdoche, New York (2008) Recommended
Dir. Charlie Kaufman
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Catherine Keener
Screenwriting extraordinaire Charlie Kaufman turns his hand to directing for the first time with another amusing existential conundrum, here enjoying…
Mary and MaxMary and Max (2008) Aro Favourite
Dir. Adam Elliot
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette, Barry Humphries
Clay–mated marvel from Australia that tells an adorable yet heart–breaking tale of friendship between an eight–year–old…
Boat That Rocked, TheBoat That Rocked, The (Pirate Radio) (2009)
Dir. Richard Curtis
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Darby
A band of rebel DJs pioneer a pirate–radio station during the swingin’ sixties in this inoffensive, Richard Curtis–directed…
Invention of Lying, TheInvention of Lying, The (2009)
Dir. Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Feat. Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill
Ricky Gervais plays leading man in this romantic comedy, set in a world where everybody tells the truth until a down on his luck writer (Gervais)…
Jack Goes Boating Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Dir. Philip Seymour Hoffman
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Ryan, John Ortiz
Philip Seymour Hoffman makes his directorial debut with this simple, affecting drama of a lonely limo driver’s quest for love and…
MoneyballMoneyball (2011) Recommended
Dir. Bennett Miller
Feat. Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman
The business of professional sport is examined with cracking insight by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin in this biopic of Oakland A’s manager Billy…
Ides of March, TheIdes of March, The (2011) Recommended
Dir. George Clooney
Feat. George Clooney, Ryan Gosling, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Ryan Gosling plays an idealistic campaign worker forced to play dirty in a battle between opposing sides in a Democratic primary campaign in this…
Master, TheMaster, The (2012) Recommended
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Paul Thomas Anderson directs this mercurial period drama of a disaffected war veteran who falls under the spell of the charismatic leader of a…
PerformancePerformance (A Late Quartet) (2012) Recommended
Dir. Yaron Zilberman
Feat. Catherine Keener, Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman
A celebrated string quartet in New York struggle to stay together through a combination of illness and relationship woes in this nuanced ensemble…
Hunger Games: Catching FireHunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Recommended
Dir. Francis Lawrence
Feat. Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson
The victors of the Hunger Games must rally at the threat of an uprising in this blockbuster sequel to Suzanne Collins's best–selling young…
God's PocketGod's Pocket (2014)
Dir. John Slattery
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro
Philip Seymour Hoffman's penultimate film finds the actor playing a blue collar everyman whose debts and strained marriage come under greater…
A Most Wanted ManA Most Wanted Man (2014) Recommended
Dir. Anton Corbijn
Feat. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe
Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a German spy in this taut John le Carré thriller about a mysterious Chechen immigrant with possible terrorist ties.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)
Dir. Francis Lawrence
Feat. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Third in the series finds Katniss in District 13 fighting to save Peeta who is now a brainwashed captive of President Snow.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015) Recommended
Dir. Francis Lawrence
Feat. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Satisfying conclusion to the dystopian series has Katniss reunite with her friends as the war of Panem escalates.

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