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  1. Matthew McConaughey raises toast to New Orleans, describes city as 'a big, beautiful mess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... the mix. McConaughey was accompanied by director Gary Ross (Free State of Jones, The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit, Pleasantville) and Free State of Jones Executive Producers Diana Alverez and TG Herrington.

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  2. First Look: McConaughey Fights for Lincoln in 'Free State of Jones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Firstshowing.net

    While Matthew McConaughey has been schilling for Lincoln automobiles lately, we'll now get to see him on the big screen fighting for Abraham Lincoln in The Free State of Jones , a new Civil War drama from Pleasantville and The Hunger Games director Gary Ross . In the film, McConaughey plays a Mississippi man who defected from the Confederate Army and ended up banding together with a group of like-minded soldiers to set out to form their own state as the Free State Of Jones .

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  3. Tobey Maguire selling superhero-sized homeRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Bank Rate

    ... million in January 2014, and the trustee is Eric Kranzler, Maguire's entertainment manager. Create your own "Pleasantville" in this gated plantation home that features a covered outdoor living room, a great room with beamed ceiling and a master ...

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  4. Reese Witherspoon: Oscar Money WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... years. Summary: After getting her start as a late 1990s starlet in films like Cruel Intentions, Election and Pleasantville , Witherspoon won an Oscar for her role in Walk the Line in 2006. Then she settled into a steady diet of romantic comedies. ...

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  5. One guy's top 10 favorite films of 2014, including 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Interstellar'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Reese Witherspoon (outstanding here), an actress not taken as seriously as we once did after "Election" and "Pleasantville." Yes, it's based on an enormously popular non-fiction book. But through perfectly edited flashbacks depicting fleeting ...

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  6. Boys basketball: Pioneer outlasts Woodland to complete sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    If the city of Woodland were the fictional Pleasantville, then Friday's Woodland at Pioneer High School boys basketball game would be the part of the movie when Reese Witherspoon gets her hands on the town's star basketball player and shakes up his world so much that neither he or his teammates can shoot straight again. Combined losing records aside, Friday was not the best the Patriots and Wolves can do, aesthetically speaking.

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  7. Fremont calendar for Jan. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Fremont Bulletin

    ... Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd. "A Better Life" (PG-13) starring Demian Bichir and Jose Julian on Jan. 18, and "Pleasantville" (PG-13) starring Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire on Jan. 25. Both showings are scheduled at 2 p.m. The Fremont Main ...

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  8. WildRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The thing is, Reese Witherspoon was always a gifted actress. Back before she made Legally Blonde in 2001 and briefly got tagged with the dreaded 'America's sweetheart' label, she was making intriguing, thought-provoking stuff (Election, Pleasantville), even into the aggressively disturbing.

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  9. Family man Tobey Maguire enjoys an after-lunch stroll with wife...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... during the outing. Tobey first found fame as an actor playing teenage roles in movies like The Ice Storm and Pleasantville during the 1990s. He began to attract greater attention in critically acclaimed movies like Wonder Boys and The Cider House ...

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  10. Witherspoon, the best thing and biggest problem in a WildaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... affected by Strayed's journey, many may find themselves curiously unmoved. Reese Witherspoon's turn in "Pleasantville" with Tobey Maguire, left, garnered critical acclaim and earned her a Young Hollywood Award for breakthrough performance. One ...

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  11. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Wild' Star Reese Witherspoon to Receive Chairman's AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... span of characters." Witherspoon's other acting credits include The Man in the Moon (1991), Fear (1996), Pleasantville (1998), Election (1999), Legally Blonde (2001), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Vanity Fair (2004), Walk the Line (2005), Just Like ...

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  12. 'Pleasantville' is strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... episode. Although most viewers understand that real life, even in the 1950s, was far more complicated. " Pleasantville ," a provocative film from 1998, creates situation in which the televised community is truly as innocent as it looks, until ...

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  13. Paul Walker remembered on first anniversary of his death: Watch the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... you may be, you're not cool enough to look down on anyonea ever." After memorable appearances in movies like Pleasantville and She's All That, Paul's breakthrough role would arrive when he put the pedal to the metal alongside Vin Diesel in 2001's ...

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  14. Paul Walker's Father: We're Still "Very Much in Shock"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WMJX-FM Boston

    ... Paul Walker III. After host Nancy O'Dell asked him about his granddaughter, Walker mentioned that he and the "Pleasantville" star's daughter "don't talk enough." "We're very much in shock," he told "ET." "I'm missing him more now, the last month. ...

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  15. Paul Walker's Father: We're Still "Very Much in Shock"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WMJX-FM Boston

    ... Paul Walker III. After host Nancy O'Dell asked him about his granddaughter, Walker mentioned that he and the "Pleasantville" star's daughter "don't talk enough." "We're very much in shock," he told "ET." "I'm missing him more now, the last month. ...

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  16. William H. Macy, Joan Allen Join Cast of ROOMRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Notebook; The Contender (Oscar, SAG, Independent Spirit, Golden Globe nominations - Best Actress); Pleasantville; The Ice Storm; The Crucible (Oscar, SAG, Golden Globe nominations, Best Supporting Actress); Nixon (Oscar, SAG nominations, Best ...

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  17. A Collection of Cinema's Best Prop ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    What would a museum of movies' best artworks contain? The paintings slashed and splashed by The Joker in Tim Burton's Batman ? Bill Johnson's Monet-meets-Thiebaud painting of Betty Parker reclining on his diner counter in Pleasantville ? The mannequins devouring human heads in the installation that goes over Axel Foley's head in Beverly Hills Cop ? All of these and many, many more appear on the Tumblr blog Art in Film , which gathers memorable instances of art in cinema and television. Unlike the blog Art in the Movies , which offers analysis of films' portrayals of artists and the art world, Art in Film is strictly image-based.

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  18. Matthew McConaughey to Play Deserter Confederate Leader Who Married a Former SlaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WebProNews

    ... in Gary Ross to direct. Ross is known for direction and screenplay work on The Hunger Games , Seabiscuit , and Pleasantville .

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  19. Matthew McConaughey & Gary Ross Team Up for Civil War DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... Knight, who led one of the greatest rebellions of the war. In addition to McConaughey, The Hunger Games and Pleasantville director Gary Ross is attached to the film, and the story has been a passion project for him for years. Now with STX ...

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  20. Matthew McConaughey & Gary Ross Mount Civil War Saga; Bob Simonds' STX In Talks To FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Deadline

    ... pher Nolan-directed Interstellar. Ross, whose directing credits also include The Hunger Games , Seabiscuit and Pleasantville, is separately adapting John Steinbeck's East Of Eden as a star vehicle for his Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.

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