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  1. Toronto Wrap: How Paramount Snagged Chris Rock's 'Top Five'

    5:00 am PDT 09/17/2014
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    The studio will waste no time in releasing the comedy and is planning a December release READ MORE

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  2. Toronto: Festival Head Holding Firm on Telluride Premiere Policy

    1:02 pm PDT 09/14/2014
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    Piers Handling defended his strategy to discourage distributors taking Oscar contenders to Telluride READ MORE

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  3. Toronto: Jon Stewart on Not Getting Too Serious With 'Rosewater'

    2:14 pm PDT 09/07/2014
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    'The Daily Show' host insists his Iranian prison movie is one more way to portray political absurdity READ MORE

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  4. Jon Stewart on Embracing the Film Festival Circuit, Finding Humor in Drama

    1:41 pm PDT 09/04/2014
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    THR's awards analyst recently sat down with the 51-year-old host of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show,' whose first feature film is now playing the fall fests READ MORE

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  5. Telluride: 'Rosewater' Director Jon Stewart Receives Hero's Welcome

    7:18 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    The popular funnyman dropped by the Rockies for the world premiere of his feature directorial debut, which he shot during his 2013 hiatus from 'The Daily Show' READ MORE

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  6. Telluride: The Movies the Filmmakers Want to See

    1:44 pm PDT 08/29/2014
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    Jon Stewart, Mike Leigh, Bennett Miller, Errol Morris and Megan Ellison sound off READ MORE

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  7. Telluride and Toronto Lineups: A Critical Crystal Ball

    12:37 pm PDT 08/28/2014
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    THR's chief film critic vets the fall festivals for the titles most likely to impress READ MORE

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  8. Trailer for Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' Explores Whether You Can Take One's Freedom

    11:48 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    Gael Garcia Bernal stars in the film that's set to get its world premiere Friday at the Telluride Film Festival READ MORE

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  9. 'Rosewater' Trailer

    11:32 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    Jon Stewart's drama centers on Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, who was sent to prison and brutally interrogated for more than three months. Starring Gael Garcia Bernal, the film is set to hit theaters on Nov. 7. READ MORE

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  10. Jon Stewart on Directorial Debut 'Rosewater,' His 'Daily Show' Future and Those Israel-Gaza Comments

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    With his Middle East political drama hitting Toronto, he faces accusations by Iran that he took "Zionist lobby" funding; responds to critics who've called him a self-hating Jew ("I have plenty of other reasons to hate myself"); opens up about 'The Daily Show’s' high-profile departures; and hints at a possible end to his tenure ("What did you hear? Do you h READ MORE

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  11. 'Daily Show': Jon Stewart's 5 Best Political Interviews

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    Obama, Hillary Clinton and Al Gore are among those who have been in the hot seat READ MORE

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  12. Jon Stewart on Directorial Debut 'Rosewater'

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    The 'Daily Show' host reveals the biggest challenges of stepping behind the camera. READ MORE

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  13. Jon Stewart on Iran Accusing Him of Being a Spy: "It's Just Sad"

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    No, Stewart's "Rosewater" was not funded by the CIA or Zionists READ MORE

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  14. Jon Stewart on Maziar Bahari's Arrest

    9:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    The 'Daily Show' host says he felt incredibly guilty when the journalist was arrested in Iran READ MORE

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  15. Jon Stewart: Exclusive Portraits of the 'Daily Show' Host

    8:50 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    The comedian is poised to release his directorial debut, 'Rosewater' READ MORE

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  16. Telluride: The Lineup, Packed With Awards Contenders, Is Unveiled

    7:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    Reese Witherspoon, Jon Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Scorsese all have films that are world premiering in the Rockies READ MORE

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  17. 'Rosewater': Film Review

    12:00 am PDT 08/28/2014
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    An emotionally accessible but very modest tale of one man's temporary misfortune at the hands of the Iranian government READ MORE

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  18. Howard Shore to Receive Maestro Award at Billboard/THR Film and TV Music Conference

    8:00 am PDT 08/22/2014
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    The conference will take place Nov. 5-6 at The Globe Theater at Universal Studios Hollywood READ MORE

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  19. From Lucille Ball to Larry David, How TV's Greatest Disrupters Have Pushed the Envelope (Guest Column)

    9:00 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    Longtime cultural critic Ken Tucker pays respect to the creatives who pushed the envelope (consciously and otherwise). READ MORE

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  20. Jon Stewart's Iranian Political Drama 'Rosewater' Gets a November Release Date

    11:38 am PDT 07/31/2014
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    UPDATED: The movie marks Stewart's feature directorial debut and premieres at the Toronto Film Festival in September. READ MORE

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