Philip Seymour Hoffman has won at acting so having a crack at directing seems like a logical next step. Obviously Hoffman, a famously modest soul, would never put it quite like that, but he's quietly proud of his debut effort: wistful character study Jack Goes Boating
'The Hoff', as absolutely no-one calls him, plays the titular Jack. He's a chaffeur by trade but, at heart, is just a lonely romantic who yearns more than anything for a soulmate (and the odd spliff). Presto, Amy Ryan's shy telemarketer, Connie, could be just the woman for the reggae-loving Jack. Read More...