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"...Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire. Pleasantville is indeed a technical marvel to behold, rich with..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Tale of Despereaux
Despite this animated film's overabundance of vocal talent and source material that won the Newberry Medal in 2004, The Tale of Despereaux is a multispecies offender.
"...a good cartoon make. Adapted for the screen by Pleasantville and Seabiscuit director Gary Ross from the 2004 Newberry..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Reeling in '98
The Austin Chronicle Top Nine Films of 1998
"...You've Got Mail; Snake Eyes Clockwatchers; You've Got Mail, Pleasantville, Moon Over Broadway, Twentyfourseven The Opposite of Sex; The..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Screens Feature

Attica Locke's stylish novel proves she knows how to craft a fiendishly intricate detective story
"...Pleasantvilleby Attica Locke Harper, 432 pp., $26.99..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Molly Odintz

Free Guy
Ryan Reynolds levels up for the summer’s most charming and fun blockbuster
"...Guy deserves to be considered alongside late-Nineties movies like Pleasantville and Dark City, films that deconstructed our reality and..."

Aug. 13, 2021 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Free State of Jones
Matthew McConaughey stars in pic about little-known Civil War event
"...Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit) brings to the screen a fascinating yet little-known..."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

DVDanger: Ryan Reynolds, the Most Interesting Man in the World
How Van Wilder became Hollywood's most unpredictable talent
"...kind of killer that would haunt the streets of Pleasantville, not New York or Milwaukee...."

May 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Giver
This movie based on a Newbery Award-winning novel presents teens in a dystopic society that's a manmade invention born of good intentions.
" enter the frame, somewhat in the manner of Pleasantville. Even before the Elders selected him, Jonas suspected he..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hot Tub Time Machine
Consider this comedy yet another nail in the Eighties coffin.
"...Chevy Chase knows, but he's not telling, and his Pleasantville-esque cameos only further the notion that this whole film..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
This is a winning, sweet, and occasionally disturbing documentary about otherwise sensible adults who vie for the title of World's Best Donkey Kong Player.
"...retro-hip, ironic throwbacks or beeping, trilling arcade versions of Pleasantville's rose-tinted backward glancing but because they're the be-all and..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...and only other film was the tender, funny, feather-light-on-its-feet Pleasantville. Seabiscuit begs for some of that film’s levity, but..."

July 25, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Cider House Rules
"...was used so well in The Ice Storm and Pleasantville, here finds that same calm stolidity impeding our total..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature

Austin Heart Of Film Festival Schedule And Information
"...Some highlights include the opening night U.S. premiere of Pleasantville by Gary Ross (the writer of Big and Dave);..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Screens Feature

Top 10 Most Read Film Reviews of 2021
Which films did you care most about as the pandemic rolled on?
"...Guy deserves to be considered alongside late-Nineties movies like Pleasantville and Dark City, films that deconstructed our reality and..."

Dec. 31, 2021 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

Fantastic Fest: When a Bingo Hall Becomes Bingo Hell
Granny get yer gun
"...into a nightmare when she gets stuck in a Pleasantville-esque border town with a candy-colored exterior that masks a..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

Attica Locke on Solving Crime on Highway 59
Heaven, My Home author talks her East Texas roots and the blues
"...But it is true that as I got older,..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Caroline Says Has a Few Regrets
Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Caroline Sallee ages gracefully on new LP
"...realized there's this one Fiona Apple song on the Pleasantville soundtrack that sounds like she's about to pass out...."

March 30, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...of the FOX series Empire and the author of Pleasantville, returns to the TBF with a new novel, Bluebird,..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Page Two: The Air He Breathed, the Baby Blue Sunglasses He Wore
Jonathan Demme, 1944-2017
" Upper Nyack from the Jacob Burns Cinema in Pleasantville, N.Y. We had just presented Conrad Rooks' Chappaqua, a..."

April 28, 2017 Column by Louis Black

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
John Singleton and Chris Cooper to be honored
"...Pleasantville presented by Gary Ross Writer/Director: Gary Ross..."

Sept. 30, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Fest: Brian Helgeland Honored, More Panelists Announced
Annual fest spotlighting writers teases out a few more names
"...Ridley (12 Years a Slave, American Crime), Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit), and Kristen Smith (10 Things I Hate About..."

Sept. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Texas Book Festival: First Authors
Margaret Atwood leads the list of 20 authors for the 20th fest
"...series Empire, has also just released her third novel, Pleasantville, set in her hometown of Houston during the 1996..."

July 17, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lege Lines: Kill Bill(s)
Abbott vetoes more than 40 bills
" Hernandez: Revitalization project for Hous­ton's Denver Harbor and Pleasantville neighborhoods..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

TV Eye: Owning It
Oprah Winfrey expands her brand to a new network
"...believe that Matt LeBlanc (Friends) and William H. Macy (Pleasantville) were the stars of Episodes and Shameless, respectively, but..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Leave It to Beverly
This send-up of sitcoms can't solve its problems as smoothly as the old shows it spoofs did
"...the shackles of their prefeminist society – shades of Pleasantville! – just makes the tone all the more uneven...."

Nov. 13, 2009 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Doubt That the Stars Are Fire
"...moment of our misguided youth and should remain there. Pleasantville and But I’m a Cheerleader are fine but not..."

Aug. 20, 2008 Screens Post by Josh Rosenblatt

The Taming of the Teen
Feeling mighty righteous about teen movies right now
"...of the Heart, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Pleasantville, Heathers, Stand and Deliver, Hoosiers, Splendor in the Grass,..."

Aug. 20, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

She & Him
"...Ward's help recalling her crossover predecessor before Lewis left Pleasantville for the red-light district. From her long-flowing locks and..."

March 21, 2008 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Off the Record
Greg Ginn and SST Records start fresh in Taylor, Possessed by Paul James stars as The Folk Singer, and KOOP Radio catches fire (again)
"...northeast of the capital, is like Tobey Maguire entering Pleasantville. "It's a different world down here," concurs punk rock..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

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