TAR rolls out to viewers around the world. The new film, starring Cate Blanchett and directed by Todd Fields, is being critically acclaimed, particularly for Blanchett’s performance, which many believe will secure (at least) an Oscar nomination. Does another outstanding performance from one of the all-time greats in one of the most critically acclaimed films sound like something you might be interested in?
TAR is getting a platform-based release, so we’re here to help you figure out exactly when, where, and how to watch TAR.
Let’s take a look.
How to see TÁR in the cinema
TAR opens in limited US theaters on October 7. Notably, the film will only be shown in New York and Los Angeles. It will then be expanded to additional markets in the US on October 14th. For most international markets including UK, TAR will not premiere until 2023 (January 20, 2023, for the UK to be precise).
The film is only in theaters when it premieres, so you’ll need to check your local theaters’ websites or a resource like Fandango (opens in new tab) to see when and where it’s playing near you.
Just for fun, Jamie Lee Curtis wants people in Los Angeles to go TAR so much so that she’s bought up an entire theater and is allowing people to sign up and see it for free:
TÁR, my good friend Cate Blanchett’s new movie opens in NY/LA this weekend! To celebrate her amazing performance, I’m buying out a screening in LA! Saturday, August 10, 1:00 p.m. at AMC Century City. Sign up here to reserve a spot: https://t.co/ENryYour0wzOctober 5, 2022
Of course, movie tickets can be pretty expensive (even for Jamie Lee Curtis). If you’re looking to find ways to make going to the cinema more affordable, cinema subscriptions and membership deals are a great way to do it. Offered by many US and UK theater chains, subscribers/members can receive free/discounted tickets or a set number of tickets each month for a flat monthly fee; Discounts on concessions are also often given.
Does TAR stream?
TAR will not be streamed when it is first released. However, US movie fans might have a pretty good idea of when the film will be available online.
TAR is produced by Focus Features, owned by NBCUniversal, which also owns Peacock. There’s a deal with Peacock and Focus Features (as well as Universal Pictures) making its film debut on the streaming service first. Usually this happens around 30-45 days after the premiere.
To be clear, nothing has been confirmed about a streaming release and it’s unclear if TARThe staggered release strategy would impact a planned streaming debut. But if you plan to see it TAR When it comes to streaming, you will almost certainly need a subscription to Peacock.
It is also unclear what international streaming entails TAR will be around this time.
We will keep this page updated as information becomes available TAR It is also available to be available digitally on demand.
Everything else about TÁR
Written and directed by Todd Fields (In the bedroom, Small children), TAR Stars Blanchett as Lydia Tár, a world-renowned composer/conductor. TÁR examines the changing nature of power, its impact and persistence in our modern world. Watch the trailer right here:
Starring alongside Blanchett are Nina Hoss, Noemie Merland, Sophie Kauer, Julian Glover, Allan Corduner and Mark Strong.
From October 6th TAR has 98% on Rotten tomatoes (opens in new tab) and a 91 on metacritical (opens in new tab).