Sunday, February 02, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman ODs

Geez, I've been watching "Brain Games" all day and opened my laptop to check the news.  And here it is: "Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of an apparent drug overdose."  Yeah, I'd say that finding a corpse with needle sticking out of an arm takes "apparent" off the table.

What a shame.  If you get a chance, check out Hoffman in the underrated "Owning Mahowny" about a Canadian banker who systematically empties a client's account to feed a gambling addition.  Of course, I'll always remember Hoffman as Lester Bangs from the excellent "Almost Famous":

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