"He [Phillip Seymour Hoffman] is one of my best friends. Absolutely. He believed in me before most people in Hollywood did. I would not have been in ‘Doubt’ with him and Meryl if he didn’t vouch for me. I don’t want to give any names but people at the top, well, they didn’t think I had what it took. He said to them, "I will walk away from this project if you replace her. She can do this. She’s going to steal your breath and then run away with your heart. Don’t f—k this up." They didn’t can me. It opened up doors for me which is a reason to love him but I have many more."
- Amy Adams, 2009

"Amy has a rare talent I have not seen in years. I work with her whenever I can because you’re watching this person you admire in action but then the second you’re off set, you can grab a dinner with them because you know them personally. It is the best of both worlds. I’ve been lucky to share the screen with a lot of actors I like but she’s top five. I’m in the process of working on a big creative assignment and she’s going to be in it if I have my way (laughs) so watch out for that. I will consider my life wasted if we aren’t in a few dozen more movies together."
- Philip Seymour Hoffman, 2011

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James Franco Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman

The last time I ran into Philip was at Bar Centrale, a theater restaurant, when he came in with a group that included Chris Rock, Zach Braff, and a bunch of great stage actors. At the time, I had read that Philip had gone to rehab for heroin. I was shocked, because you don’t think that a person who absolutely everyone acknowledges as great, would have such problems. But that was foolish, because addiction cares nothing for personality. It is an illness, not a matter of will, class, intelligence, or lifestyle. I have no idea what happened to Phil before he was found dead, but a friend of mine told me they saw him the day before he passed and he looked happy. This says to me that Philip was not someone who had given up. He didn’t throw it all away. He was just someone—a very special someone—who was sick. His death is shocking to us because his greatness made him seem invincible. At the very least, all the incredible art he gave us should warrant him another chance. 

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vicemag:

James Franco Remembers Philip Seymour Hoffman

The last time I ran into Philip was at Bar Centrale, a theater restaurant, when he came in with a group that included Chris Rock, Zach Braff, and a bunch of great stage actors. At the time, I had read that Philip had gone to rehab for heroin. I was shocked, because you don’t think that a person who absolutely everyone acknowledges as great, would have such problems. But that was foolish, because addiction cares nothing for personality. It is an illness, not a matter of will, class, intelligence, or lifestyle. I have no idea what happened to Phil before he was found dead, but a friend of mine told me they saw him the day before he passed and he looked happy. This says to me that Philip was not someone who had given up. He didn’t throw it all away. He was just someone—a very special someone—who was sick. His death is shocking to us because his greatness made him seem invincible. At the very least, all the incredible art he gave us should warrant him another chance. 

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Shoshanna Shapiro in HBO Girls “Truth or Dare”

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One of the greatest PSH moments.

broadcastfailure:

One of the greatest PSH moments.

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Teen Film Superlatives — we award these teen film characters “Best Hair,” “Best Body,” + more.

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Teen Film Superlatives — we award these teen film characters “Best Hair,” “Best Body,” + more.