Tag Archives: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

Get excited, but not too excited; MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT is probably only the third best Mission we’ve chosen to accept. While I think I’ll always prefer the self-awareness of GHOST PROTOCOL and the sheer style of ROGUE NATION, there’s … Continue reading

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Playing Catchup: The Paul Thomas Anderson Edition

It’s that time again – time to fill in a few holes in my film knowledge. Until a couple of months ago, my knowledge of Paul Thomas Anderson, considered my many critics to be the greatest auteur working today, was … Continue reading

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Film Confessional #6: Robin Williams (Morbid Curiosity or Genuine Heartache?)

This is a little different to the usual semi-regular feature I host here on SSP Thinks Film. Usually, I confess to a love or affection, or leap to the defense of a film almost universally derided by critics or audiences. … Continue reading

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“I cannot understand how being honest can be improper” (RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman)

The first major blow to the film industry in 2014 has been dealt. Philip Seymour Hoffman has died aged 46. Hoffman was a prolific and incredibly versatile actor, and he did of course have an undeniable raw talent. As comfortable adding … Continue reading

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