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Paula Schwartz
Paula Schwartz is a veteran journalist based in New York who is passionate about the movies. Her idea of heaven is watching three movies in a row. She’s written for various outlets, including the New York Times, Showbiz411.com, More.com and MovieMaker Magazine. For five seasons, she contributed to the New York Times seasonal movie blog, Carpetbaggers, where she covered major awards events and interviewed stars like Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Gary Oldman and Helen Mirren.

Aretha Franklin, Oprah Winfrey Shine at NY Premiere of ‘Selma’

Oprah Winfrey at the NY premiere of "Selma" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on the New York premiere of "Selma," attended by Oprah Winfrey, Aretha Franklin, Tim Roth, David Oyelowo and more.

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Bradley Cooper Talks Bulking Up for Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’

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At a press conference this week, Bradley Cooper talked about bulking up to play Navy Seal Chris Kyle in Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper."

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Exclusive Photos & Report from Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Press Conference

Angelina Jolie and Louis Zamperini

Paula Schwartz reports in with exclusive photos and story from the Manhattan press conference in which Angelina Jolie discussed her new film "Unbroken."

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Exclusive Photos from NYC ‘Into the Woods’ Premiere and Afterparty!

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Paula Schwartz got some exclusive photos from the "Into the Woods" premiere and afterparty in Manhattan. Click through to see!

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‘Downton Abbey’ Cast Takes Manhattan Same Week as Kate and William

Robert James-Collier, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael and  Phyllis Logan of "Downton Abbey | Paula Schwartz Photo

The cast of "Downton Abbey" was in Manhattan for a short screening and Q&A. Paula Schwartz reports with photos and quotes.

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Boyhood, Fargo, American Sniper Land on AFI’s Best of 2014 List

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The American Film Institute has named their top movies and TV shows of 2014, including "Fargo," "American Sniper," "Mad Men," "Boyhood" and more.

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Red Carpet Report: Gael Garcia Bernal Talks Amazon Prime’s ‘Mozart In the Jungle’

Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell on the red carpet at the "Mozart in the Jungle" premiere | Paula Schwartz Photo, Dec 2014

The stars of Amazon Prime's new series "Mozart in the Jungle" hit the red carpet, including Gael Garcia Bernal. Paula Schwartz was there.

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National Board of Review Picks ‘A Most Violent Year’ as Best Film of 2014

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in a still from "A Most Violent Year"

The National Board of Review has chosen "A Most Violent Year" as the Best Film of 2014. Click through for the full list.

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Gotham Awards Red Carpet: Hey, Tilda!

Gothams 2014: Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Miles Teller | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports from the Gotham Awards 2014 Red Carpet and chats with Chaz Ebert, Richard Linklater and more.

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Gotham Awards 2014 Winners Include ‘Birdman,’ Julianne Moore, ‘Citizenfour’

The cast, director and producer of "Boyhood" | Paula Schwartz Photo

"Birdman," "Citizenfour," "Julianne Moore and Michael Keaton scored trophies at the 2014 Gotham Awards last night. Our Paula Schwartz was there.

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NY Film Critics Circle Awards Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ Best Film of 2014

Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette of "Boyhood" | Paula Schwartz Photo

"Boyhood," "The LEGO Movie," "Citizenfour" and "The Babadook" scored awards from the New York Film Critics Circle. Click through for the full list.

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Elaine Stritch Gets VIP Send Off From Broadway Pals

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Elaine Stritch received an all-star send-off this week when celebrities gathered to pay tribute to the Broadway legend. Paula Schwartz reports.

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