by The Dissolve staff
The writers of The Dissolve offer short tributes to the late actor.
As the co-leader of Cannon Films, Menahem Golan, who died Friday at age 85, defined the B-movie landscape of the 1980s with films like Missing In Action, The Apple, Breakin’, and Death Wish III.
Yesterday, the brilliant actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the age of 46. Today, we remember the complex and electrifying performances that made Hoffman one of the greatest actors of his generation.
In the Fast & Furious films, Paul Walker played a terrible cop—maybe the most terrible cop. But he played him well, bringing an invaluable quality to the series.
The late actress was an electrifying presence in everything from New Hollywood classics to campy horror movies and low-budget genre films, displaying an utter fearlessness and refreshing lack of vanity.