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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023
The field of feature film nominees for the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards is set. Nominated for the DGA honor for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2022 are: Todd Field for Tár; Joseph Kosinski for Top Gun: Maverick; Daniel Kwan and...
Friday, Dec. 9, 2022
The wait was worth it for editor Monika Willi. Eleven years after being approached to work on a prospective project that ultimately didn’t come to fruition with writer-director Todd Field, Willi got another call from the master auteur--this time yielding Tár (Focus Features). Among the...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022
When Cate Blanchett stepped out of her first screening for " Tár," she wanted to immediately go back and watch it again.
Sure, she might be a little biased considering she stars in the film ( and learned how to speak German, conduct an orchestra and play piano for the role ), but it's not...
Friday, Oct. 7, 2022
Cate Blanchett has heard the line before. "I wrote this part for you" is a director-actor pickup line, she said. It is not usually to be believed.
But what she didn't know when Todd Field sent her his script for "Tár," a modern-day parable about an extraordinary conductor and composer at...
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
"Time is the thing," says Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) in Todd Fields' "Tár"
Lydia, a world-renown conductor, is explaining her art as more than waving a baton around — not a mere "human metronome" — but rather an almost god-like ability to mold and contort time. The way Blanchett says this...
Thursday, Sep. 1, 2022
Todd Field didn't write "TÁR" with Cate Blanchett in mind. He wrote it for Cate Blanchett only. If she didn't want to do it, it wouldn't exist.
The film, which is having its world premiere Thursday night in competition at the Venice International Film Festival, looks at an extraordinary...