Hoffman Delivers a Haunting 'Capote'

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Philip Seymour Hoffman holds a drink as 'Capote.' i

The film follows Capote as he writes his breakthrough work of novelized nonfiction: 'In Cold Blood.' Attila Dory/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Philip Seymour Hoffman holds a drink as 'Capote.'

The film follows Capote as he writes his breakthrough work of novelized nonfiction: 'In Cold Blood.'

Attila Dory/Sony Pictures Classics

Truman Capote — the 1960s writer and celebrity — is the subject of the new movie Capote. The star is Philip Seymour Hoffman, who combines an amazing bit of impersonation with a first-class acting performance. Oscar, anyone?

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