Philip Seymour Hoffman. The utterance of his name conjures up memories of a powerful, gifted, compassionate, and forcefully honest man.
His career was cut short through personal tragedy; we lost nothing less than a top-tier actor and a stellar individual who really took his roles to the level they needed to be in order to be absolutely convincing.
A video stitched together not long after his passing by Vimeo user Caleb Slain lovingly shows perhaps his greatest roles, albeit not being representative of his entire filmography. This video has been recirculating on the web, one year later, and for those of you who may have missed it, here it is:
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