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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.

Netflix Picks Up Judd Apatow Comedy ‘Love’ for 2 Seasons

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Let's welcome another show to Netflix! The streaming service has picked up two seasons of Judd Apatow's new relationship comedy "Love."

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Cast & Crew Talk Final Season

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The fifth and final season of "Boardwalk Empire" begins tonight, and Paula Schwartz was at the NYC premiere and afterparty this week.

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Celebrities Tweet Out Tributes for Joan Rivers

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Twitter is abuzz with the news of Joan Rivers' death. Check out a few celebrity tweet tributes.

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Comic Pioneer Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81

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Paula Schwartz recalls her encounters with Joan Rivers while working as a New York Times reporter, and remembers the trailblazing comedienne.

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Taylor Swift Talks ‘The Giver,’ Happiness and Her Fans

Jeff Bridges, Taylor Swift and Katie Holmes at "The Giver" press conference in NYC | Paula Schwartz Photo

At a recent press conference for "The Giver," Taylor Swift discussed her role and how it relates to her fans.

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Foxcatcher, Maps to the Stars Highlight NY Film Fest Main Slate


Paula Schwartz reports on the New York Film Festival's main slate of films, including Foxcatcher, Beloved Sisters and Maps to the Stars.

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Robin Williams’ Death Casts Shadow Over ‘The Giver’ NYC Premiere

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Paula Schwartz caught up with the stars of "The Giver" at the New Premiere of the book adaptation. Robin Williams' death cast a shadow over the event.

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Oscar Buzz! David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ Kicks Off NY Film Fest in September

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Awards season hasn't kicked off yet, but we're talking Oscars. "Gone Girl" will kick off the New York Film Festival in September. Paula Schwartz reports.

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Woody Allen, Colin Firth, Jacki Weaver Talk ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

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Paula Schwartz was at the press conference for "Magic in the Moonlight," and got the scoop on Woody Allen's new movie.

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Brendan Gleeson, John Michael McDonagh Talk ‘Calvary’

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Paula Schwartz reports on the "Calvary" press conference with Brendan Gleeson, John Michael McDonagh and Kelly Reilly.

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Woody Allen: ‘Life Is Meaningless’

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Paula Schwartz reports on a press conference in which Woody Allen discussed his new film 'Magic in the Moonlight' and his view that life is meaningless.

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Broadway Barks Pet Adoption Event Features James Franco, Bernadette Peters


Paula Schwartz reports on Saturday's Broadway Barks pet adoption event, which featured James Franco, Bernadette Peters, Audra McDonald and other stars.

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