Philip Seymour Hoffman

This Drug Saves Lives, but Good Luck Getting It

There are 700,000 heroin users in America, and they are dying from overdoses in record numbers—100 per day, by one estimate.

Ad of the Day: People’s United Bank

It's not every day that an Oscar-winning actor, at age 44, decides he wants to direct his first TV commercials—and for an unglamorous brand, at that. But that's the case with Philip Seymour Hoffman, who directed the two spots below, through The Via Agency in Portland, Maine, for People's United Bank.