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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.

NYFF Red Carpet: Heloise Godet On Getting Naked in Godard’s ‘Goodbye to Language’

Goodbye to Language

Paula Schwartz reports on the NYFF screening of "Goodbye to Language" and star Heloise Godet's thoughts on getting naked for the film.

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NYFF: Miles Teller On Playing a Tormented Drummer in ‘Whiplash’

"Whiplash" Q&A at the New York Film Festival | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on the "Whiplash" red carpet and Q&A with Miles Teller and crew. "He'd slap me and I'd start laughing," he said of J.K. Simmons.

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Julianne Moore Shines at NYFF Screening of Cronenberg’s ‘Maps to the Stars’

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Paula Schwartz reports on the New York Film Festival Q&A with Julianne Moore and David Cronenberg, who chatted about their new film, "Maps to the Stars."

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NYFF: How Far Do You Go for Artistic Perfection? Damien Chazelle, J.K. Simmons Talk ‘Whiplash’

J.K. Simmons at the New York Film Festival screening of "Whiplash" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on a Q&A with J.K. Simmons and Damien Chazelle about their new film, "Whiplash," which screened at the New York Film Festival.

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NYFF: Ethan Hawke Talks First Documentary, ‘Seymour: An Introduction’

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Paula Schwartz reports on Ethan Hawke's first documentary, "Seymour: An Introduction," about the acclaimed pianist Seymour Bernstein.

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NYFF Offers Free Screenings of ‘Last Days,’ Kathryn Bigelow’s Short Film About Elephant Poaching

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New York Film Festival is offering free screenings to Kathryn Bigelow's short film about elephant poaching, titled "Last Days."

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Kill the Messenger’s Jeremy Renner Admits He Got Hitched

Jeremy Renner and Wedding Ring | Paula Schwartz Photo

Jeremy Renner, star of the political thriller "Kill the Messenger," revealed that he recently got hitched to the mother of his baby girl.

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Terry Gilliam Riffs on Absurdist Sci-Fi Epic ‘The Zero Theorem’

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Paula Schwartz reports on a press conference with Terry Gilliam and Lucas Hedges of "The Zero Theorem."

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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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