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Watch Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Masterful Movie Phone Calls

It is one indicator of how masterful an actor the late Philip Seymour Hoffman was that he could make onscreen phone conversations riveting. From Happiness to Almost Famous to Magnolia and beyond, Hoffman shined in scenes where he was the only one in the room — raging, begging, mumbling, or cursing an invisible party. Revisit some of these moments with us.