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How DP Florian Hoffmeister Gave Cate Blanchett “Editorial Power” While Lensing ‘Tár’

German cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister created what he describes as an “authentic, intimate observation” and gave Cate Blanchett “editorial power” in lensing a crucial moment in Todd Field’s contemporary drama Tár, which stars Blanchett as fictional composer, conductor and EGOT winner Lydia Tár. The Focus Features film follows the maestro in a downward spiral, and Hoffmeister’s […]

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Cate Blanchett to Receive Outstanding Performer of the Year Award for ‘Tár’ (Exclusive)

Cate Blanchett, the revered Australian actress who has two Oscars to her name, has been tapped by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to receive its Outstanding Performer of the Year Award in recognition of her critically acclaimed portrayal of a symphony orchestra conductor in Todd Field‘s film Tár. Blanchett will be presented with the […]

Telluride Awards Analysis: ‘Tar’ Star Cate Blanchett Looks Oscars-Bound for One of Her Most Impressive Turns

There’s a very real chance that Ingrid Bergman, Meryl Streep and Frances McDormand will soon be getting company on the list of actresses awarded as many as three Oscars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That’s how impressive Cate Blanchett, a two-time past winner, is in Tár, the first film in 16 […]