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“Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Final Secret” — Tom Junod at Esquire pens a love letter to a man unafraid to be uncool. The piece is either offensive or insightful, but since it’s Esquire, it’s probably going for both.
“Quint says goodbye to Maximilian Schell” — A celebration at Aint It Cool for an Oscar winner who kept a colorful career rolling for seven decades.
“Philip Seymour Hoffman, Actor of Depth, Dies at 46” — Bruce Weber at The New York Times explores that depth.
“Community vs Big Bang Theory vs SFF: A Dialectical Approach” — Datepalm at io9 severely overthinks two geek shows to delightful effect.
“Surely They Can’t Be Serious?” — Matt Patches at Grantland scores a rare interview with two filmmakers who make terrible movies but don’t care what you think of them.