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  1. The Giver: Battle against 'sameness' feels all too familiarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Globe and Mail

    ... of colour leaking into the frames gradually, as Jonas's consciousness expands. In Gary Ross's 1998 film Pleasantville , that technique was mischievously charming; here it's a blunt metaphor. The community where Jonas lives resembles a well-regulated ...

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  2. 7 modern movies that need to be in black and whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Examiner.com

    ... of color, save for the most brutal or innocent of its inhabitants. This one is a bit of a stretch to be fair. "Pleasantville" starts off in color but switches to black and white when Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon's characters get sucked into ...

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  3. Humanity on the brink of oblivion in 'Lottery'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... and rolled down the hill." He mentioned that ray of hope in the series. Dr. Alison Lennon (Marley Shelton, "Pleasantville"), who fights to make some sense out of the chaos, initially is thrilled to share her breakthrough - the viable embryos - with ...

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  4. Lifetime looks to big winner with 'The Lottery'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... comedy and drama, so she will audition for a lot of different parts. Along with films like "Grand Canyon," "Pleasantville," "Sugar & Spice" and "Planet Terror," she's been on the TV shows "Angel Falls," "Eleventh Hour" and "Mad Men." "The Lottery" ...

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  5. Throwback Thursday: The Top 40 Teen Comedies of All Time, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Kaleidoscope

    ... let's get started with the countdown! Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon try and get their color on in "Pleasantville." Courtesy of imdb.com and New Line Cinemas. It seems wholly appropriate to begin with a movie that quite literally bridges the ...

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  6. Tobey Maguire celebrates 38th birthday: Top 5 quotes by the Spider-Man actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | India.com

    ... as the original Spider-Man , he has managed to give us some of the most wonderful movies ever made including Pleasantville (1998), The Cider HouseRules (1999), WonderBoys (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), Brothers (2009), and The Great Gatsby (2013). One ...

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  7. Hollywood heavyweights reveal the best movies of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Age

    ... on the list (at number 56). Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, directors Gary Ross ( The Hunger Games , Pleasantville ), John Singleton ( Boyz n the Hood , 2 Fast 2 Furious ) and Michael Bay ( Bad Boys , Armageddon , Transformers ), Disney boss ...

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  8. Hollywood's 100 most-beloved films: Industry experts pick their favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Club." Included among those surveyed were writer-director Gary Ross (whose credits include the retro films "Pleasantville" and "Seabiscuit") and Vince Gilligan, the creator of "Breaking Bad." The oldest films on the list are " The Wizard of Oz " and ...

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  9. Marisa Miller honored with Paul Walker award during World Oceans Day at Monterey Bay AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... the Monterey Bay Aquarium - before gaining fame as a Hollywood actor in films that included "Varsity Blues," "Pleasantville," and the "Fast and Furious" series. Walker died in an automobile accident in November at age 38. Singer/songwriter Jack ...

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  10. Matt Damon to play RFK in new biopic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... political career, and ended up being assassinated in 1968. According to the report, Gary Ross ( Seabiscuit, Pleasantville ) will direct. Robert Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel has already been an inspiration for the big screen. It ...

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  11. Hungry for 'The Hunger Games', but Gary Ross now out for 'Catching Fire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... While Ross admitted working on "The Hunger Games" "was the happiest experience of my professional life", the "Pleasantville" director says he doesn't have the time to write and prep for the movie he'd like "due to the fixed and tight production ...

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  12. Violent yet intelligent, 'Hunger Games' hits the bull's-eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... and intelligent as escapism gets at the multiplex. Ross previously wrote "Big"' and wrote and directed "Pleasantville" and "Secretariat." The result has more in common with the Kony video than "John Carter." The worst things you can say about it is ...

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  13. Pick Flick: An Oral History Of 'Election,' 15 Years LaterRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Switched

    ... limited release, moviegoers were only just getting to know Reese Witherspoon. "Man in the Moon," "Fear" and "Pleasantville" had provided glimpses of the actress, but it was in March of that year, when "Cruel Intentions" opened, that Witherspoon ...

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  14. Taylor Swift, Jeff Bridges star in 'The Giver' - will the movie be faithful to the book?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Bridges ), young protagonist Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) begins to see objects in color. Gary Ross' 1998 film Pleasantville is a good example of how this kind of transition can be represented onscreen. A new 60-second trailer for The Giver has now been ...

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  15. Brick MansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Kaleidoscope

    ... knew how to do that expertly. Sure, he gave some good performances here and there. I have a soft spot for "Pleasantville"- and yes, if I'm being honest, "She's All That"- and he was rock solid in his most high-profile critic bait type movie, "Flags ...

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  16. Danny Strong making directorial debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | RTE.ie

    ... He appeared on the small screen in Buffy: The Vampire Slayer , Mad Men and Justified , as well as in the films Pleasantville, Dangerous Minds, and Seabiscuit. User contributions and/or comments do not, unless specifically stated, represent the views ...

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  17. Danny Strong Making Directorial Debut With Biopic 'Salinger's War'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Strong, whose acting credits include TV series Justified and AMC's Mad Men , has also had roles in the films Pleasantville, Dangerous Minds, Seabiscuit. On the screenwriting side, he wrote the scripts for HBO's Emmy-winning miniseries Game Change ...

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  18. Horoscope: April 12, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... date in 1974. This birthday gal is known for her roles in such films as "Scream 4," "A Perfect Getaway" and "Pleasantville." She starred in the short-lived 2008 series "Eleventh Hour" and has appeared on episodes of "Mad Men" and "Harry's Law." ...

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  19. Horoscope: April 12, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... date in 1974. This birthday gal is known for her roles in such films as "Scream 4," "A Perfect Getaway" and "Pleasantville." She starred in the short-lived 2008 series "Eleventh Hour" and has appeared on episodes of "Mad Men" and "Harry's Law." ...

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  20. 'Pleasantville,' 'Network' and more film depictions of TVRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | Newsday

    ... of people in this satire about a man who is unaware his life is nothing but a constructed reality show. PLEASANTVILLE (1998) Modern-day teens (Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire) are transported into a 1950s sitcom, where they soon learn that not ...

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