Legends of the Fall

Check out Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and 10 other dazzling leading ladies lighting up movie screens this season. By Emily Fromm with KC Baker, Kimberly Lansing and Jenny Sundel


In Rent, Dawson, 26, plays a struggling New Yorker – a life she knows well, having grown up in an East Village squat. Although she recently moved outside L.A. to be with her boyfriend, actor Jason Lewis, she's a city girl at heart. "We found a nice bit of property ... in Topanga Canyon," she told New York's Daily News. "It's great, though I'm not going to be able to run to the corner store at midnight anymore."