Philip Seymour Hoffman Dies of Suspected Drug Overdose

Philip Seymour Hoffman, an Academy Award winning actor specifically for the movie “Capote,” was found dead at his Manhattan apartment.

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 Authorities said the death was suspected to be due to drug overdose.

For whatever the cause of his death may be, may Philip Seymour Hoffman rest in peace!

Lee Thompson Young, ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ star, commits suicide at 29

Isn’t it too sad to read how young actors just suddenly end their lives? Smiley Yes, because a very young actor, at the age of 29, Lee Thompson Young, committed suicide.

Lee Thompson Young,  'Rizzoli & Isles' star, commits suicide at 29Lee Thompson Young,  ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ star, commits suicide at 29 (image from hollywoodreporter.com)

Lee Thompson Young was formerly seen in Disney Channel children’s series “The Famous Jett Jackson,” and now he’s working on a TNT crime drama “Rizzoli & Isles”.

Young’s manager confirmed that the young actor really committed suicide. May he rest in peace.

Cory Monteith, Glee Star, Dies at 31

The Glee Star, Cory Monteith, just recently found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. The Monteith is 31 years old.

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Cory Monteith was known as Finn Hudson in Glee. He was an actor and a singer.

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‘Enter the Dragon’ Actor, Jim Kelly, dies at 67

Jim Kelly, a known martial arts actor and famous in the movie, ‘Enter the Dragon’, died on Sunday at the age of 67 due to cancer.

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Though Kelly’s appearance on films/movie was not that long, he still had movie releases on DVDs.

May you rest in peace Jim Kelly!

Complete List of Oscar Nominations 2013

Here are the complete list of Oscar Nominations 2013:

Best Picture:
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Zero Dark Thirty”
“Lincoln”
“Les Miserables”
“Life of Pi”
“Amour”
“Django Unchained”
“Argo”

Best Supporting Actor:
Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”
Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”
Robert De Niro, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Alan Arkin, “Argo”
Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”

Best Supporting Actress:
Sally Field, “Lincoln”
Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
Jacki Weaver, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”
Amy Adams, “The Master”

Best Director:
David O. Russell, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”
Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”
Michael Haneke, “Amour”
Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Actor:
Daniel Day Lewis, “Lincoln”
Denzel Washington, “Flight”
Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables”
Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”

Best Actress:
Naomi Watts, “The Impossible”
Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
Emmanuelle Riva, “Amour”
Quvenzhané Wallis, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Original Screenplay:
“Zero Dark Thirty”
“Django Unchained”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“Amour”
“Flight”

Best Adapted Screenplay:
“Lincoln”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Best Animated Feature:
“Frankenweenie”
“The Pirates! Band of Misfits”
“Wreck-It Ralph”
“Paranorman”
“Brave”

Best Foreign Feature:
“Amour”
“A Royal Affair”
“Kon-Tiki”
“No”
“War Witch”

Best Visual Effects:
“Life of Pi”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“The Avengers”
“Prometheus”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Cinematography:
“Skyfall”
“Anna Karenina”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”

Best Costume Design:
“Anna Karenina”
“Les Miserables”
“Lincoln”
“Mirror Mirror”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Documentary Feature:
“Searching for Sugar Man”
“How to Survive a Plague”
“The Gatekeepers”
“5 Broken Cameras”
“The Invisible War”

Best Documentary Short:
“Open Heart”
“Inocente”
“Redemption”
“Kings Point”
“Mondays at Racine”
“Snow White and the Huntsman”

Best Film Editing:
“Lincoln”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Life of Pi”
“Argo”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
“Hitchcock”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Les Miserables”

Best Music (Original Score):
“Anna Karenina”
“Argo”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Skyfall”

Best Music (Original Song):
“Before My Time” from “Chasing Ice”
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from “Ted”
“Pi’s Lullaby” from “Life of Pi”
“Skyfall” from “Skyfall”
“Suddenly” from “Les Misérables”

Best Production Design:
“Anna Karenina”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
“Les Misérables”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”

Best Short Film, Animated:
“Adam and Dog”
“Fresh Guacamole”
“Head over Heels”
“Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare'”
“Paperman”

Best Short Film, Live Action:
“Asad”
“Buzkashi Boys”
“Curfew”
“Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)”
“Henry”

Best Sound Editing:
“Argo”
“Django Unchained”
“Life of Pi”
“Skyfall”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

Best Sound Mixing:
“Argo”
“Les Misérables”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“Skyfall”

Let us all wait and see who’ll going to grab awards on the 24th of February, 2013.

TV host and Actor, Gary Collins, dies at 74

The TV Host of the TV show “Hour Magazine” and an Actor, Gary Collins, died at the age of 74.

TV host and Actor, Gary Collins, dies at 74TV host and Actor, Gary Collins, dies at 74 (image from usmagazine.com)

The TV host and actor died due to natural causes after he was sent to Biloxi Regional Medical Center.

Collins was also used to be known for being the master of ceremonies for Miss America pageant.

Green Mile Actor, Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54 after Heart Attack

The hulk Green Mile actor, Michael Clarke Duncan, dies at the early age of 54 after suffering from myocardial infarction on July 13, 2012 and apparently heart attack on Monday, September 03, 2012.

Green Mile Actor, Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54 after Heart AttackGreen Mile Actor, Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54 after Heart Attack (image from mirror.co.uk)

Michael Clarke Duncan was known for his role in Planet of the Apes, Green Mile and Armageddon. In his movie, Green Mile, he was nominated for the Academy Awards in Supporting Actor.

 Michael Clarke Duncan died in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Monday morning.

‘Real World’ Star Joey Kovar Dies At 29

If you are a fan of the Real World TV series, then you surely know who Joey Kovar is.

‘Real World’ Star Joey Kovar Dies At 29 (image source: usmagazine.com)

You heard it right! He is one of the Real World star. Joey Kovar who dies at 29 years old was just found bleeding by a girl friend at his house. The authorities confirmed Kovar dead after his friend called the 911 and immediately checked Kovar’s situation.

The television network where Kovar was working at also confirmed the death of the young actor.

Joey Kovar’s death was believed to be related to drugs. But the authorities have not confirmed it yet, though.

Arnold Horshack, Ron Palillo dies at 63

The actor best known as the nerdy high school student on the 1970’s TV comedy series “Welcome Back, Kotter”, Ron Palillo dies at 63. Reports say that he appeared to suffer from a heart attack at his home early in the morning. He was found by his partner and was eventually pronounced dead at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. His death left a big hole to those close to him and who have known him better. He is survived by his long time partner of 41 years, Joseph Gramm; two brothers and a sister.

Arnold Horshack, Ron Palillo dies at 63 (image source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ron-palillo-dead-welcome-back-kotter-361801)

Palillo was forever remembered and best known for the character as Arnold Horshack and his death came several months after his co-star of the sitcom Robert Hegyes, who also died early this year at the age of 60. Before Palillo’s death, he went on to play numerous supporting roles in TV series in the 80’s and in the 90’s he had lead roles in plays and musicals.

He was exposed in a local theater at an early age and fell in love. Then in the later part of his life he focused on stage directing and writing. His fellow cast member, John Travolta, went on to fame while he himself struggled to expand beyond his role as Horshack.

Jennifer Aniston Engaged to Justin Theroux, a Screenwriter

Finally, Jennifer Aniston is engaged to his more-than-a-year boyfriend, the actor-screenwriter, Justin Theroux.

Jennifer Aniston Engaged to Justin Theroux, a Screenwriter

After Aniston’s break up with Brad Pitt years ago, she is now ready for new married life as she accepts the proposal of Justin Theroux on Friday, during Theroux birthday.

Justin Theroux had an amazing birthday on Friday, receiving an extraordinary gift when his girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston, accepted his proposal of marriage,” Theroux’s representative told People magazine.

Aniston, 43, and Theroux, 41, were first dating during their movie together, Wanderlust, in 2011.