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    Open Road Films Acquires Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater'

    Open Road Films Acquires Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater.'

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: Between Two Veeps (Video)

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Veep is absolutely brilliant this season, the smartest and most pointed political satire on television (and that includes Stewart and Colbert). Her filmed introduction to the President's speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner was gentler, but then her co-star was the re...

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    Review: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'

    Just because John Oliver was so brilliant sitting in for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, that doesn't mean he should have cloned it for his HBO series, Last Week Tonight.

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    Watch: Louis C.K. Talks His 1998 Directorial Debut 'Tomorrow Night' With Investor Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Louis C.K.'s 1998 feature directorial debut "Tomorrow Night" is now available for $5 from the comedian's website. The 16mm black and white film, which C.K. wrote and directed, premiered at Sundance but was never picked up by a distributor, and C.K.'s now in a place where he could pay for a digital t...

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    Watch Jehane Noujaim, Director of 'The Square,' on 'The Daily Show'

    Netflix is releasing Jehane Noujaim's taut , smart, timely film The Square in January, but as she told Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, the film still cannot be shown in Egypt.

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    John Oliver Plays 'Where in the World is Edward Snowden?' (Video)

    During the reassuringly funny Jon Oliver era at The Daily Show, the substitute host has begun every night by telling us why Jon Stewart isn't around. Last night Oliver explained Stewart "is currently in Moscow, or Ecuador, or on a flight somewhere or has escaped from the National Zoo -- we don'...

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    Watch: Jon Stewart Appears on Bassem Youssef's 'The Program,' Egypt's Equivalent to 'The Daily Show'

    While on hiatus to shoot his directorial debut "Rosewater" in the Middle East, Jon Stewart paid a visit to "Al Bernameg" (The Program), the satirical news show hosted by Bassem Youssef that's often described as Egypt's answer to "The Daily Show."

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    This week, one of the most hotly anticipated (and deliberately mysterious) movies of the summer movie season boldly goes into theaters nationwide. "Star Trek Into Darkness" is director J.J. Abrams' follow-up to the ridiculously entertaining 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, which introduced audiences to a yo...

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    Jon Stewart Will Be Taking the Summer Off From 'The Daily Show' to Make His Directorial Debut

    Jon Stewart will be taking the summer off from "The Daily Show," according to Deadline, with John Oliver filling in for eight of the 12 weeks he'll be out. Why? Well, because Stewart's off to make his feature directorial debut.

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    'The Daily Show' Host Jon Stewart To Make Directorial Debut With Iranian Journalist Drama 'Rosewater'

    Quick! Who remembers that in 2010 "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart optioned the life rights of Iranian/Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari for a feature film? Well he did, and now it looks like he's exercising those rights, by leaping into his directorial debut in a pretty surprising a...

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