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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.

Keira Knightley To Make Broadway Debut in ‘Therese Raquin’

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Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut in "Therese Raquin," director Evan Cabnet's drama based on the book by Émile Zola.

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Neil Patrick Harris Will Host 2015 Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced today that Neil Patrick Harris will host the 2015 Oscars. Yep, we're happy about that, too.

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Hilarity Ensues at ‘Birdman’ Press Conference

Zach Galifianakis, Edwart Norton, Michael Keaton & Alejandro González Iñárritu at the "Birdman" press conference in NYC | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz reports on the "Birdman" press conference in NYC, featuring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Micheal Keaton, Emma Stone and more.

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NYFF: Michael Keaton Soars as Washed Out Superhero in ‘Birdman’

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Paula Schwartz caught up with Amy Ryan and Andrea Riseborough on the New York Film Festival Red Carpet for "Birdman."

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Robert Redford to Receive Chaplin Award from Film Society of Lincoln Center

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Robert Redford will receive the Chaplin Award from the Film Society of Lincoln Center in 2015. Paula Schwartz reports.

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Kill the Messenger’s Jeremy Renner: ‘Let’s Go On a Journey’

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Paula Schwartz reports on a recent press conference in which Jeremy Renner discusses his new journo-political thriller "Kill the Messenger."

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NYFF: Marion Cotillard Talks Lady MacBeth, Woody Allen & ‘Two Days, One Night’

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Paula Schwartz reports on the New York Film Festival Q&A with Marion Cotillard, who talked Lady MacBeth, Woody Allen and "Two Days, One Night."

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NYFF Red Carpet: Timothy Spall On Playing Sex-Crazed Genius Painter in ‘Mr. Turner’

NYFF Red Carpet: Timothy Spall of "Mr. Turner" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz caught up with Timothy Spall on the New York Film Festival red carpet. The entertaining actor chatted up his role in "Mr. Turner."

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NYFF: Joaquin Phoenix Trips Out in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

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Paula Schwartz reports on the "Inherent Vice" red carpet at the 2014 New York Film Festival. The cast revealed interesting tidbits about Joaquin Phoenix.

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Ethan Hawke, Mathieu Amalric & Asia Argento Hit the NYFF Red Carpet

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Paula Schwartz caught up with Ethan Hawke, Mathieu Amalric and Asia Argento, who hit the New York Film Festival red carpet this week to promote their films.

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

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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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