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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.

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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Benedict Cumberbatch on Playing Tortured Genius Alan Turing in ‘The Imitation Game’


Paula Schwartz reports on a Q&A with Benedict Cumberbatch, who discussed his role playing tortured genius Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game."

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Red Carpet: Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks ‘Beyond the Lights’

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At the New York premiere of "Beyond the Lights," Paula Schwartz chatted with star Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who's beautiful, charming and gracious.

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Aaron Sorkin on New Media, Old White Guys & Final Season of ‘The Newsroom’

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Following a screening of "The Newsroom," Aaron Sorkin chatted about the show, new media and "old white guys." Paula Schwartz was there.

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Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater,’ Citizen Journalists & Gael Garcia Bernal

Jon Stewart at the NY press conference for "Rosewater" | Paula Schwartz Photo

Paula Schwartz attended the NY press conference in which Jon Stewart discussed his new film "Rosewater," a political thriller starring Gael Garcia Bernal.

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Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout & Richard Jenkins Talk ‘Olive Kitteridge’ at Red Carpet Premiere

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Frances McDormand, Elizabeth Strout and Richard Jenkins chat up "Olive Kitteridge" at the NYC red carpet premiere. Paula Schwartz was there.

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‘Boyhood’ Leads 2014 Gotham Awards With Four Nominations

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Paula Schwartz offers analysis on the 2014 Gotham Awards nominations, with the groundbreaking "Boyhood" leading the pack into awards season.

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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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