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Philip Seymour Hoffman Looks VERY Healthy In First Public Appearance Since Rehab!

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Now THERE'S the Philip Seymour Hoffman we know and love!

A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that The Master actor had checked himself into a detox facility, after he fell off the wagon and had started doing heroin again.

Philip was released after 10 days of treatment, and apparently got straight back to work, and we finally got our first good look at him since the incident, as he made an appearance at the Envision Awards in New York!

The actor looked like his old, scruffy self as he took the stage and gave a speech about his time working alongside Sony Pictures co-founders Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, who were both being honored!

We're so glad to see Philip looking healthy again, and hopefully with the support of his family and friends he can stay clean for many more years to come!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Roger Ebert Memorial At The Chicago Theater: A Touching Memorial For A Legendary Critic

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The entertainment industry is still mourning the death of legendary film critic Roger Ebert after he lost his life to cancer last Thursday.

In addition to his public funeral earlier this week, the Captivate Marketing Group held their own memorial service at the Chicago Theater in the late critic's hometown yesterday.

The service, which was titled Roger Ebert: A Celebration of Life featured a slew of filmmakers and directors, such as Andrew Davis and Julie Dash, as well as acting siblings Joan and John Cusack, who wanted to pay their respects.

Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker said of the visionary film critic:

"Roger Ebert is probably the most influential film critic in the world. He was a poet of the people."

The Hollywood Reporter's film critic Todd McCarthy added:

"He was a populist without prejudice. … You always felt the real guy behind the words."

There were three screens set up at the theater to play the opening sequence of the film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, which was written by Roger himself.

The night ended on the heartwarming image of his wife, Chaz Ebert, thanking each individual member of the Soul Children of Chicago, who performed As and Lift Him Up earlier in the evening.

It's hard to put into words the huge impact the iconic critic has put in the film industry, so we'll just give this memorial and all of the love he's receiving two thumbs up. You are and will forever will be deeply missed, Roger.

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Woody Allen's New Film Gets A Distributor

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Yes! We can't wait to see this!

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the rights to Woody Allen's new film, Midnight In Paris, which stars Adrien Brody, Rachel McAdams, and Owen Wilson!

Co-Presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard said in a statement:

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