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Melanie Lynskey
MELANIE JAYNE LYNSKEY (born 16 May 1977) is a New Zealand
New Zealand
actress. She rose to prominence for her portrayal of Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures (1994), which was followed by supporting roles in Ever After (1998), Coyote Ugly (2000), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), and Shattered Glass (2003). Subsequent film parts include Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Away We Go , Up in the Air and The Informant! (all 2009), Win Win (2011), and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012). In 2012, Lynskey transitioned into leading roles with the film Hello I Must Be Going (2012), followed by Happy Christmas (2014), The Intervention (2016), and I Don\'t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017). On television, Lynskey's best known role is that of Rose on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
(2003–15)
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Psychological Drama
PSYCHOLOGICAL NOVEL (also PSYCHOLOGICAL REALISM) is a literary genre that emphasizes interior characterization , as well as the motives , circumstances, and internal action which is derivative from and creates external action; not content to state what happens, but rather reveals and studies the motivation behind the action. Character and characterization are prominent, often delving deeper into characters' mentalities than other genres. Psychological novels are known as stories of the "inner person." Some stories employ stream of consciousness , interior monologues, and flashbacks to illustrate characters' mentalities. While these textual techniques are prevalent in literary modernism , there is no deliberate effort to fragment the prose or compel the reader to interpret the text
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Fran Walsh
FRANCES ROSEMARY "FRAN" WALSH, LADY JACKSON, MNZM (born 10 January 1959), is a New Zealand screenwriter , film producer and lyricist . She is the wife of filmmaker Sir Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
. They have two children: Billy and Katie. Fran Walsh has contributed to all of Jackson's films since 1989: as co-writer since Meet the Feebles
Meet the Feebles
, and as producer since The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring . She won three Academy Awards in 2003, for Best Picture , Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Song , all for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King . She has received seven Oscar nominations
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Roger Ebert
ROGER JOSEPH EBERT (/ˈiːbərt/ ; June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian , journalist, screenwriter, and author. He was a film critic for the Chicago
Chicago
Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism . Ebert and Chicago
Chicago
Tribune critic Gene Siskel helped popularize nationally televised film reviewing when they co-hosted the PBS
PBS
show Sneak Previews
Sneak Previews
, followed by several variously named At the Movies programs. The two verbally sparred and traded humorous barbs while discussing films. They created and trademarked the phrase "Two Thumbs Up," used when both hosts gave the same film a positive review
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Victoria University Of Wellington
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON (Māori : Te Whare Wānanga o Te Ūpoko o Te Ika a Māui) is a university in Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand
. It was established in 1897 by Act of Parliament , and was a constituent college of the University of New Zealand
New Zealand
. The university is well known for its programmes in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines, and offers a broad range of other courses. Entry to all courses at first year is open, and entry to second year in some programmes (e.g. law, criminology, creative writing, architecture, engineering ) is restricted. Victoria had the highest average research grade in the New Zealand Government's Performance-Based Research Fund exercise in 2012, having been ranked 4th in 2006 and 3rd in 2003. Victoria has been ranked 229th in the World's Top 500 universities by the QS World University Rankings (2015), an increase of 46 from the 2014 ranking
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Orthopedic Surgeon
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY or ORTHOPEDICS, also spelled ORTHOPAEDIC, is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system . Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma , spine diseases, sports injuries , degenerative diseases , infections , tumors , and congenital disorders . CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 History * 2.1 Early orthopedics * 2.2 Modern orthopedics * 3 Training * 4 Practice * 5 Arthroscopy * 6 Arthroplasty
Arthroplasty
* 7 Epidemiology * 8 See also * 9 References ETYMOLOGY Nicholas Andry coined the word in French as orthopédie, derived from the Greek words ὀρθός orthos ('correct', 'straight') and παιδίον paidion ('child'), when he published Orthopedie (translated as Orthopædia: Or the Art of Correcting and Preventing Deformities in Children ) in 1741
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HBO
HOME BOX OFFICE (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Time Warner
Time Warner
through its respective flagship company HOME BOX OFFICE, INC. Programming featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television series , along with made-for-cable movies and documentaries , boxing matches , and occasional stand-up comedy and concert specials . HBO
HBO
is the oldest and longest continuously operating pay television service (basic or premium) in the United States, having been in operation since November 8, 1972. In 2014, HBO
HBO
had an adjusted operating income of US$1.79 billion, compared to the US$1.68 billion it accrued in 2013. HBO
HBO
has 49 million subscribers in the United States and 130 million worldwide as of 2016
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Toronto Film Festival
Coordinates : 43°38′48″N 79°23′25″W / 43.64667°N 79.39028°W / 43.64667; -79.39028 Toronto International Film Festival The festival is headquartered at TIFF Bell Lightbox, which opened in 2010. LOCATION Toronto , Ontario , Canada FOUNDED 1976 NO. OF FILMS fewest, 85 (1978); most, 460 (1984) LANGUAGE International WEBSITE www.tiff.netThe TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF, stylized as TIFF) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually. Over the last 42 years, TIFF has grown to become a year-round destination for film culture operating out of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, a dynamic centre for film culture that offers visitors a presentation that includes new releases, live film events and an interactive gallery
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Real Estate Agent
A REAL ESTATE BROKER or REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON (often called a REAL ESTATE AGENT) is a person who acts as an intermediary between sellers and buyers of real estate /real property and attempts to match up sellers who wish to sell and buyers who wish to buy. In the United States, the relationship was originally established by reference to the English common law of agency , with the broker having a fiduciary relationship with his or her clients. A real estate broker typically receives a payment called a commission for successfully matching a seller's real estate with a buyer such that a sale can be made. This commission can be divided up with other participating real estate brokers or agents when applicable. An estate agent , which is a term used in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, is a person or business entity whose business is to market real estate on behalf of clients
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Entertainment Weekly
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc. , that covers film , television , music , Broadway theatre
Broadway theatre
, books and popular culture . Different from celebrity-focused publications like Us Weekly , People (a sister magazine to EW), and In Touch Weekly , EW primarily concentrates on entertainment media news and critical reviews . However, unlike Variety and The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter
, which are aimed at industry insiders, EW targets a more general audience
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Owen Gleiberman
OWEN GLEIBERMAN (born February 24, 1959) is an American film critic , who has been the chief film critic for Variety since May 2016. Previously, Gleiberman wrote for Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
, from 1990 until 2014. From 1981 to 1989, he worked at the Boston Phoenix . Gleiberman is a graduate of the University of Michigan
University of Michigan
. His work has been published in Premiere and Film Comment
Film Comment
, and collected in the film-criticism anthology Love and Hisses. Gleiberman reviews movies for National Public Radio
National Public Radio
and for the NY1 television news channel. He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle . He is one of the critics featured in Gerald Peary 's 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
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Drew Barrymore
DREW BLYTHE BARRYMORE (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is a member of the Barrymore family
Barrymore family
of American stage and film actors, and is a granddaughter of actor John Barrymore . Barrymore began acting on television, and soon transitioned to film with roles in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984). Following a turbulent childhood that was marked by drug and alcohol abuse with two stints in rehab , she wrote her autobiography, Little Girl Lost (1991). She appeared in a string of successful films, including Poison Ivy (1992), Boys on the Side (1995), Scream (1996) and Ever After
Ever After
(1998)
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Cinderella
CINDERELLA, or THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER, (Italian : Cenerentola, French : Cendrillon, ou La petite Pantoufle de Verre, German : Aschenputtel) is a folk tale embodying a myth -element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward. Thousands of variants are known throughout the world. The title character is a young woman living in unfortunate circumstances, that are suddenly changed to remarkable fortune. The story of Rhodopis , recounted by the Greek geographer Strabo
Strabo
in around 7 BC, about a Greek slave girl who marries the king of Egypt, is considered the earliest known variant of the "Cinderella" story. The most popular version was first published by Charles Perrault in Histoires ou contes du temps passé in 1697, and later by the Brothers Grimm
Brothers Grimm
in their folk tale collection Grimms\' Fairy Tales
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Edward Furlong
EDWARD WALTER FURLONG (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor and musician. A former teen idol , Furlong won Saturn and MTV Movie Awards for his breakthrough performance as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). The following year he gave an Independent Spirit Award -nominated turn opposite Jeff Bridges in American Heart , and earned a second Saturn Award nomination for his work in Pet Sematary Two . He won a Young Artist Award for his performance alongside Kathy Bates in A Home of Our Own (1993), and shared a further ensemble nomination with the cast of the film. Furlong received acclaim for his starring roles in the 1998 motion pictures Pecker co-starring Christina Ricci, and American History X , co-starring Edward Norton . Other noteworthy titles from his early career include Little Odessa (1994), Brainscan (1994), The Grass Harp (1995), and Before and After (1996), also starring Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson
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Crowdfunding
CROWDFUNDING is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding
is a form of crowdsourcing and of alternative finance . In 2015, it was estimated that worldwide over US$34 billion was raised this way. Although the concept can also be executed through mail-order subscriptions, benefit events, and other methods, it is now often performed via Internet
Internet
-mediated registries. This modern crowdfunding model is generally based on three types of actors: the project initiator who proposes the idea and/or project to be funded, individuals or groups who support the idea, and a moderating organization (the "platform") that brings the parties together to launch the idea
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Independent Film
An INDEPENDENT FILM, INDEPENDENT MOVIE , INDIE FILM or INDIE MOVIE is a feature film that is produced outside of the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment agencies. Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the way in which the filmmakers' personal artistic vision is realized. Usually, but not always, independent films are made with considerably lower budgets than major studio movies. Generally, the marketing of independent films is characterized by limited release , but can also have major marketing campaigns and a wide release . Independent films are often screened at local, national, or international film festivals before distribution (theatrical or retail release). An independent film production can rival a mainstream film production if it has the necessary funding and distribution
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