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Out and About: Hating on Jon Stewart; George Clooney in Haifa

By Ezra Glinter

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  • The publication of “Truth and Consequences,” an inside look at the Madoff family, has been moved up to the end of October.

  • “Modern Family” took home five Emmy Awards at last night’s ceremony, while other awards were taken by “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” “The Good Wife” star Julianna Margulies, Kyle Chandler from “Friday Night Lights,” “Mad Men” for best drama and Martin Scorsese as director of “Boardwalk Empire.”

  • Not everyone loves Jon Stewart, however. Especially not Esquire’s Tom Junod.

  • George Clooney’s “Ides of March” will open the Haifa International Film Festival.

  • William Shatner re-ignites the Star Wars vs. Star Trek debate.

  • Roman Polanski will be traveling to Switzerland to attend the Zurich Film Festival, hoping this time he won’t be arrested. His film “Carnage” will open the New York Film Festival on September 30.

  • The New York Observer profiles actor John Turturro, who is making is Broadway directorial debut with a collection of one-act plays by Woody Allen, Elaine May and Ethan Coen.


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