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Todd Field Decided to Direct Movies After Watching ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ 350 Times

Though 16 years had passed since Todd Field’s last film, “Little Children,” the emergence of “TÁR” on the fall festival circuit was an immediate reminder of the auteur’s filmmaking talent. The film, which stars Cate Blanchett as a prominent orchestral conductor who finds her career collapsing before her eyes after a scandal, has earned overwhelmingly […]

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Cate Blanchett and Todd Field on Method Acting, #MeToo, and the Movie Theater Crisis

“TÁR” has a lot going on. Director Todd Field’s first feature since 2006’s “Little Children” is an immersive acting showcase for Cate Blanchett, who plays the revered Lydia Tár as if her life depended on it. As the composer overseeing a symphony in Berlin when a scandal derails her career, Blanchett inhabits the character in […]

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‘TÁR’ New Trailer: Cate Blanchett Stars in Todd Field’s Comeback Movie

Sixteen years since his last film “Little Children” peeled back the malaise and psychosexual dysfunction of suburbia, director Todd Field is back on the film festival stage with “TÁR.” Field has paddled around a suite of projects over the years, from a 20-hour Showtime limited series take on Jonathan Franzen’s tome “Purity” with Daniel Craig […]

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‘TÁR’ Trailer: Cate Blanchett Stars As A World-Renowned Musician For Director Todd Field

Todd Field has come back into the world of cinema and television for the first time in sixteen years. His last movie, “Little Children,” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay but did not direct anything else until now, with the upcoming release of “TÁR.” The director was, however, attached to multiple […]

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‘TÁR’ Trailer: Todd Field Returns with Cate Blanchett in Austere Orchestral Drama

16 years have passed since “Little Children” hit theaters. Now, the world is finally getting another Todd Field movie. The writer-director is returning to the fall festival circuit — and (presumably) the Oscar race — this year with “TÁR,” a new project set against the highly competitive classical music scene in Germany. If “Little Children” […]

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Trailer Watch: Todd Field’s TÁR

Todd Field makes his long-awaited return with TÁR, the writer/director’s third narrative feature. The film stars Cate Blanchett as the titular (though fictitious) Lydia Tár, a world-renowned composer who becomes the first female chief conductor of a major German orchestra. TÁR comes 16 years after Field’s previous film, the 2006 psychological drama Little Children, and […]

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Cate Blanchett Says Todd Field’s ‘Tar’ Is About A “Fall From Grace” & Talks Finally Working With Pedro Almodóvar

Earlier this year, Film at Lincoln Center announced Cate Blanchett as the recipient of the organization’s 47th Chaplin Award, presented earlier this week (April 25) at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Congrats to her, and in the lead-up to this event, Blanchett appeared on The Film Comment Podcast to discuss her entire career.While she touched […]

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‘Tar’: Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘Little Children’ Director Todd Field’s Next Film

Todd Field has not directed a movie since 2006 – but plans are in place for him to finally emerge once again. Cate Blanchett (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Thor: Ragnarok) is set to star in Tar, the latest movie from the acclaimed writer/producer/director of In the Bedroom and Little Children. Deadline reports that […]

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‘In the Bedroom,’ ‘Little Children’ Director Todd Field Sets First Film in 15 Years, Starring Cate Blanchett

Three-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Todd Field has emerged with his first film in 15 years since the release of “Little Children,” and it’s set to star Cate Blanchett. The “In the Bedroom” director and Blanchett have paired for “Tar,” an original drama that Field wrote and will direct for Focus Features. While the plot details […]

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