Dustin Hoffman

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Tootsie at 40: a dazzling comedy with something serious on its mind
The 1982 Oscar-winner is known for its farcical hijinks but it’s the focus on weightier issues that helped it stay the course

Scott Tobias

17, Dec, 2022 @7:17 AM

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Degrees of separation: what connects Adele to Kathy Bates?
From a soulful pop goddess to an Oscar-winning actor: we go down the rabbit hole after Adele as she hits play on 30

Larry Ryan

06, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Jarvis Astaire obituary
Businessman who made his name as a boxing promoter and then went on to be a film producer and financier

John Rawling

23, Aug, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Paul Huntley obituary
Award-winning wigmaker who was always in great demand for Broadway musicals, West End shows, film and television

Veronica Horwell

20, Jul, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Hear me out: why Ishtar isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending maligned films is an ode to Elaine May’s lambasted 1987 flop starring Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman

Brogan Morris

07, Jun, 2021 @6:14 AM

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Into the Labyrinth review – Dustin Hoffman psycho-thriller goes down a rabbit hole
The Hollywood star and Italian veteran Toni Servillo attempt to solve a mysterious abduction – a race hampered by never appearing in the same scene

Peter Bradshaw

15, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ronald Bergan obituary
Film scholar, author and obituary writer who addressed some of cinema’s big themes in his work

Clive Hirschhorn

28, Jul, 2020 @12:42 PM

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Kramer vs Kramer at 40: a flawed film that remains a deserving classic
Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep brought divorce to the masses with an imperfect yet sensitive portrayal of a difficult scenario

Scott Tobias

11, Dec, 2019 @7:15 AM

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Midnight Cowboy review – a still potent stew of 60s sleaze
Fifty years on, Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman’s squabbling amid the squalor of low-rent New York remains a heartbreaking triumph

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures
The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and loneliness

Scott Tobias

24, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Alvin Sargent obituary
Oscar-winning screenwriter of Ordinary People and Julia

Ryan Gilbey

15, May, 2019 @4:15 PM

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Rain Man made autistic people visible. But it also entrenched a myth | Karl Knights
Thirty years on, the ‘autistic savant’ portrayed by Dustin Hoffman still represents most people’s idea of autism, says freelance writer Karl Knights

Karl Knights

17, Dec, 2018 @5:07 PM

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