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Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R - 11/20/14 Issue


*After Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, it has become almost too easy to mock and dismiss the conventions of the traditional biopic. Although uneven as a comedy, Jake Kasdan’s 2007 parody so effectively spotlighted and skewered the hoary tropes of the genre that any film employing them with a straight face risks looking ridiculous. 111 more words

In Theaters

Rosewater - Using the Real Weapon

After violent protests broke out after irregularities in the 2009 Iranian election, journalist Maziar Bahari faced a choice: risk his life and career by videotaping totalitarian abuse, or drop his camera and run. 871 more words


Doug Reviews: Rosewater

Rosewater is the first feature film written and directed by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart. And while there are several humorous moments, this is far from a comedy. 511 more words


“Rosewater” brilliantly entertains

By: Meredith Francis ~Campus News Editor~

You can almost smell the rosewater.

Late-night comedian Jon Stewart recently made his directorial and writing debut in “Rosewater,” the inspiring true story of an Iranian-born Canadian journalist named Maziar Bahari who was imprisoned after covering the controversial 2009 Iranian presidential elections and the violent protests that followed. 570 more words

Arts & Entertainment

322 - Rosewater (2014)

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz) is a comedian with a small cult following. He is widely known for his portrayal of “Elsie’s lover” in deleted scenes from… 799 more words


Maziar Bahari on Rose Water and Gael Garcia Bernal

Former Newsweek reporter and best-selling author Maziar Bahari had his hands full with the adaptation of his book, Then They Came For Me a family’s story of love, captivity, and survival  555 more words

Latino Artists

ROSEWATER (2014) review

written by: Jon Stewart
produced by: Scott Rudin, Jon Stewart and Gigi Pritzker
directed by: Jon Stewart
rating: R (for language including some crude references and some language) 880 more words