SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK (Charlie Kaufman, 2008)

Philip Seymour Hoffman gives a strong performance—indeed, the one performance of his I know of, despite having seen him in many films, in a wide variety of roles—as middle-aged regional theater director Caden Cotard, whose health is in shambles, without the benefit of any certain diagnosis, and whose wife, Adele Lack (Catherine Keener, adept), is […]