Philip Seymour Hoffman, R.I.P.

I was saddened to find out that the great actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead this morning at the age of 46. His name on the bill of any movie was reason enough for me to watch, and I was never disappointed. I was looking forward to watching many more of his movies.

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  1. NickyG says:

    I think he was representative of the type of movie and theater actor who truly was an artist, a great artist. And while I might not mourn the loss of many celebrities to any great degree, I don't think there's anything wrong with mourning the loss of a great artist. I happen to think art is one of the nobler creations of the human species.

  2. IMB says:

    It doesn't mar his acting in any way whatsoever. He had personal issues, he was harming himself. That doesn't detract nor make him a terrible person or actor.

  3. Ygret says:

    I do not agree at all. So what if he had drug problems, which probably means he was depressed or had other mental health issues? Its about time we get out of the Victorian era already and fully realize that mental health issues are not "shameful". There is no mind/body dichotomy. Mind and body are one, and if we shouldn't be ashamed of having cancer than we shouldn't be ashamed of being depressed, or any other number of brain maladies we suffer from as a species.

  4. Falcor says:

    This post is a place to offer condolences on the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, not argue about the cause of his death or the use of drugs. If you cannot be respectful in your comments and comments to each other, your comments will be deleted.

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