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'Her' with Philip Seymour Hoffman Is the Sexy, Post-Modern 'Master' Reunion You Need


Adding Philip Seymour Hoffman to a film is a pretty surefire way to improve a film by a wide margin (to be multiplied by random values of PSH, in which "P" represents "Patheticness," "S" is "Stubble," and "H" is "Howled rage"). But does that hold true if his addition means the subtraction of Scarlett Johannsson's seductive, husky voice? As Fight Club-minus-Tyler-Durden editor Richard Trammel proves with this modified Her trailer, of course it does. That's just math.


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