We listen back to interviews with Hoffman from 1999 and 2008, when he told Fresh Air's Terry Gross that carrying the emotional life of a character could be "burdensome." He was found dead on Sunday at age 46.
How did the creators of Breaking Bad get millions of fans to stick by a meth-cooking drug lord season after season? The crafty use of an old editing technique in the pilot let us see the world through Walt's eyes, a film psychologist says, making it easier to excuse his immoral choices later on.
Ron Howard's high-octane biographical drama turns on the legendary rivalry of two Formula One drivers from '70s. Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth and Olivia Wilde star in the film, in which racing action ultimately takes a back seat to character-driven drama.