Review by: Larry Thomas
In a perfect example of a sensational performance in just an OK film, Philip Seymour
Hoffman is mesmerising as Capote. As with David Straithairn's aforementioned Edward R.
Murrow characterization, Hoffman gets into the skin of the person without resorting
Since the story deals with one specific portion of the author's
life (the writing of his groundbreaking work In Cold Blood), there's a lot
we don't get to know about Truman Capote. However, Hoffman makes this completely