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Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Almost Famous

If you're gonna be a true journalist . . .

1. You can not make friends with the rock stars . . .


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2. Give me the Guess Who . . .

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3. Be honest, and unmerciful . . .

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"My original take on this scene was a loud, late night pronouncement from Lester Bangs. A call to arms. In Phil's hands it became something different. A scene about quiet truths shared between two guys, both at the crossroads, both hurting, and both up too late. It became the soul of the movie." - Cameron Crowe

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See also: DeRogatis: Never cool, always great.

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