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

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

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. … More »

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

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

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,… More »

Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ Gets Its Lead Actor

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

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… More »