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Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Channing Tatum Among Those Peddling Their Wares at This Year’s Toronto International Film Festival

As with every year, the Toronto International Film Festival marks the unofficial start of awards season; Memorial Day for Oscar enthusiasts. Today the festival announced its lineup and it should be a veritable parade of stars looking to kick-start their Oscar campaigns.

Robert Kessler | July 22, 2014 - 12:10 pm

John Oliver Interrupts Jon Stewart’s Goodbye to ‘The Daily Show’

Last night, Jon Stewart hosted his final episode of The Daily Show before taking a three-month hiatus to film his directorial debut, Rosewater, starring Gael García Bernal. All Stewart wanted was to say a heartfelt goodbye, but his replacement, John Oliver, just couldn’t help himself.
Oliver’s fist show as host will be this coming Monday, June 10.

Robert Kessler | June 7, 2013 - 10:30 am

Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ Gets Its Lead Actor

This summer, Jon Stewart will take a three-month hiatus from hosting The Daily Show in order to film Rosewater, a passion project based on journalist Maziar Bahari’s memoir Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. The film tells the story of Bahari, who traveled to Iran in 2009 to cover the nation’s…

Robert Kessler | May 24, 2013 - 10:30 am