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Natalie Portman

14.07.2021
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It is difficult to say, as if there was a career Keira Knightley on, if not for her striking resemblance to Natalie Portman, who plays Queen Amidala in the movie "Star Wars: Episode I. The Phantom Menace "(1999). It is similar in appearance (it was said that in the makeup of Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman could not tell anyone) was for the young actress winning ticket in a great movie. George Lucas invited her to be the twin of the Queen – Sabe. Moreover, on the set of Cyrus and sometimes had to replace the very Portman. After the film, this fact was seen only experienced professionals, the rest are confident that both roles – and Amidala, and Sabe – played by Natalie Portman. The first serious role in the British series "Oliver Twist" (1999), the role of Lara in the TV series "Doctor Zhivago", a small role in "The Pit" (2001), where Keira Knightley posed naked for the first time, the first starring role in the movie "Robin Hood's daughter: Princess of Thieves" (2001, production studio of Disney).

And, finally, a breakthrough – one of the main roles in the film "Bend It Like Beckham" (2002), where Keira Knightley played a teenage girl. The film has collected in world hire 76 million dollars, "repulsed" embedded in it worth more than 20 times, and brought the actress a welcome recognition. Recognition, fame and popularity have brought a flood of new proposals and lucrative contracts. Going to College, where in 2002, Knightley came to study the classics, English literature and history, proved to be incompatible with the career of the actress. Knightley has left college, but said that it plans to complete the training. In 2003, Keira Knightley played the lead female role in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl." The appearance on the screen in brilliant company of Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom not only made the incredibly popular actress, but also close to the steps summarized Hollywood Olympus. Next were taken in the "Real Love" (2003), "King Arthur" (2004), "Jacket" (2005), "Domino" (2005) and, finally, in "Pride and Prejudice" (2005). For the role of Elizabeth Bennet in the latest Keira Knightley film was nominated for an Oscar as best actress. Top Movies

Adieu Proshka

24.07.2020
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Yes, let off, swing a dead cat: extended foot-and-then! Fiction He touched her shoulder was – as she told him! He sighed again, but did not move from their seats, but in vain, and went to: Agrafena did not want to. Evsei knew this and did not hesitate. – Someone will sit in my place? – He said, with all sigh. – Soop! , She replied curtly. – Give me a god! just not Proshka.

And someone to fool with you will play? – Well, at least would Proshka, so what’s the harm? – Angrily she said. Evsei rose. – You do not play with Proshka, by golly, do not play! – He said and concern about the threat. – Who do I stop? you, whether that sort of ugly mug? – My mother, Agrippina Ivanovna! – He began imploring voice, embracing it – for waist, I would say, if she had been the slightest hint of a waist. She was responsible for hug her elbow in the chest. – My mother, Agrippina Ivanovna! – He repeated – whether Proshka love you like me? Look at what he mischief: no woman will not let pass. And I was! heigh-ho! You are with me, that blue-powder in the eye! If it were not lordly will, so … Ah! .. He cleared his throat and at the same gesture.

American Union

01.05.2020
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They were Beattles, which initiated a new stage of development of rock music. A powerful wave of Beatlemania swept the world. And after them came a group Rolling Stones. These musicians began to perform the black rhythm and blues in its original form. And the effect was stunning! In the Soviet Union rock 'n' roll came after the World Youth Festival in 1957. At this time in the USSR, rock music could exist only in secret.

In the mid-1960s, the country has seen first, so-called vocal and instrumental ensembles (VIA): "The Slavs", "Strangers", "Buffoons" "Vanguard", "Pesnyary". Only in such a musical groups can play legally. However, despite the ban, in the late 60's fascination with the Soviet youth 'Beatles' and 'Rolling' has become widespread. In schools and universities in many cities created a rock band (mostly quartets), performed songs from the repertoire of American and British rock musicians. In 1969 it came into being because even if an unknown group of 'Time Machine'. In 1971, in Gorky, the first in the history of the Soviet Union rock festival at which the most prominent figures were "Buffoons" with Alexander Gradski Chelyabinsk and "Ariel". During the 1970s rock remained banned. Concerts were given either at home ('appartment'), or in assembly halls of universities. At these informal concerts catch on the group "Flowers," "The successful acquisition", "Araks", "Leap summer," carry out their normal international hits. Officially, the existence of rock music in The Soviet Union recognized only in the late '70s when the studio recording 'Submit' began publishing albums of Western and European musicians.

Rudy Lenners Rosenthal

13.03.2020
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Scorpions (born scorpions), saying. 'Scorpions' – a German rock band, formed in 1965 in Hanover. The band's style can be described as classic rock, for the Scorpions are typical lyrical rock ballad. Is one of the most popular groups in global rock scene. This German band appeared in the international hard rock scene in 1972 when they released their first album 'Lonesome Crow'. This album showed all the advantages of guitarist Michael Schenker and Klaus brilliant vocals Main. Shortly after its release Haynberg, Dzion and Schenker left the band (the latter went to the 'UFO'), and the Scorpions came Francis Buchholz (bass) and Jurgen Rosenthal (drums).

In the new line-up, the band recorded the disc 'Fly To The Rainbow'. In 1974, Schenker has taken place, and a year later and replaced by Rudy Lenners Rosenthal. Subsequent albums 'In Trance' and 'Virgin Killer' showed that the Scorpions have found their own unique style – the demonic riffs, guitar solos and melodic vocal lines. The band's popularity in Europe and the East grew, the group also toured. The album 'Taken by Force' – by this time Lennersa replaced Herman Rarebell – characteristic found Scorpions 'brand name' – powerful ballads. The album was very commercially successful, but Roth such a creative twist not impressed, and after the concert tour, in which a group of 'trial run' album, he departed from the Scorpions, and organized his own band 'Electric Sun'.

During this tour, Scorpions recorded the album 'Tokyo Tapes', it was marked completion of the first phase of their career. Hear other arguments on the topic with Ann Maynard Gray. Roth took place at Mathias Yabsa, but he was forced to temporarily leave the group – Michael Schenker UFO fell out with and returned to the Scorpions. His guitar sounds in the three compositions on the album 'Lovedrive', he participated in the round, in which the team rolled to this album. But during a European tour in 1979, Michael Schenker on stage lost consciousness, and his place was already occupied on a permanent basis is the same Jabs. Composition of the Scorpions finally stabilized, and the group began its main task – to conquer the American market. In 1980 the band recorded their 7th album in a row – 'Animal Magnetism', in which all the solos in all songs played Matthias Jabs. The album is very 'live' in the best traditions hard rock of the time. To this day the album is one of the 'business card' Scorpions. In the period from 1980 to 1981 boys toured. And finally the album 'Blackout' hit the Top 10 magazine 'Billboard', as their next album 'Love At First Sting' – it is in this album, and went great hard rock ballad 'Still Loving You'. Recorded 'live' double album 'World Wide Live' shows all the best that the group has achieved during the second phase of his career. Superbly recorded and produced, he spent four months held the 14th place in the American charts. Before the release of 'Savage Amusement' in 1988 – their first studio album in four years – the band took a well-earned break. The album was a huge success, reaching the fifth position in the U.S. and the first in European charts.

Modern Poetry Online – Trends And Directions

10.02.2020
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Network poetry – a phenomenon that can not be ignored. Was it possible to suggest such a fierce craving for stihotvorchestvu from our average citizen. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Gary Kelly. The mind boggles! While there was no internet (I mean availability of the latter) could not even imagine how much we have poets. At the largest server Stanza Poetry registered 220 000 contemporary poets, and placed more than 7 million pieces. Every day the server goes over 50 000 visitors. Good or bad? On the one hand just fine – what could be more valuable than human thrust to the sublime? On the other hand – how to look into this ocean of products and find what you're interested, that would be consonant with your soul? This is no easy task.

Also in the Stanza no matter what else the editorial policy, and therefore the quality of texts no one was watching, and catch the gems from the sea and just grafomanskih opus student poems becoming increasingly difficult. Because with the above reasons, quite logical next step – the modern poets, published in the verses and in the community to create their own blogs, websites, thanks to the development of the Internet is no longer a problem. At these sites there is a small poetry edition, which selects the poems and authors on the level, direction, etc. – In other words, carries an editorial policy. It is logical to assume that the this reader of poetry site easier to navigate and easier to find interesting poems of unknown poets, bude editorial policy of the site coincides with the views of readers of poetry.

Sweet Duckling

11.01.2020
22:33
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Miracle means moved into a small Rapunzel, and now it is her singing of songs after the hair may return Witch coveted appearance. The problem is that the cut hair that ability is lost. In general, the solution suggests itself: a girl madam Gotel immediately stole from the royal palace, hidden in tall the tower and raised in the belief that the window cruel world, cruel heart. So sit-ka you, my dear daughter, it's better here. I've come to visit you'll come by your hair regrown (You can not imagine how regrown …) I will climb. (Second cousin's husband is deceived tourism authority immediately announced that Rapunzel raises witch "slop cat" – the children looked on giggling relatives frowned upon.) Girl and "Mother" did not want to disobey, and the world have grown beauties of increasing interest.

But the problems not only in Rapunzel. A team of thieves-parkurschikov consisting of charismatic Flynn Ryder and his two companions, get into Royal Castle to steal the crown princess stolen. It goes without saying that the way these characters intersect: udiraya the chase, Flynn will hide in the tower Rapunzel. Well, an enterprising girl sees in this confluence of circumstances the opportunity to enter into the world. Verizon shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. And that is … Basically, if you watched at least one Disney cartoon, you know perfectly well that it would be hilarious whirl of adventures, songs, and required happy ending.

Well, anniversary cartoon from Disney Judge not disappoint. This is Disney's pure, concentrated form. Princess charming and large-eyed, a thief sensitive heart and noble soul, comic characters – the half-breed chameleons and frogs Pascal and charger sniffer Maximus, praise the studio, silent, but laugh at the complete program. The songs are relevant and good, and the room at the inn "Sweet Duckling" in general, pure delight. With all that in this traditional 3D cartoon proved to be very appropriate. Picturesque landscapes and flying Rapunzel in her hair looks impressive, but really in the spirit of adventure of Indiana Jones at the exit of the tunnel make food not only delight children. All together creates a wonderful impression of novelty and recognition at the same time as meeting an old friend, who seems to have not seen a long time, so now you know all about it in depth. Narrative passages are clear in advance and can only watch as they will be served at this time. And even my little goddaughter said that the recovery time with Flynn, it has already seen somewhere (recently watched a child, "Beauty and the Beast") – it was not so important. Because a half hours flew by unnoticed, but a gift from watching "Tangled," a good mood, did not take place in adults and children for a long time. So if you missed the classic fairy tale, feel free to grab a child in his arms and go to the show from the Disney cartoon of the anniversary. That's just one little "but": mothers of girls, be aware that your child now for a long time does not want to get a haircut … Oh, and hide the pan the first time: who knows how to Now baby will play a "princess."

Photoshop Templates Angel Wings

11.12.2019
04:11
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If you do a little work in Photoshop, you have probably faced a situation when the same part of the image you want to use over and over again in his works, and sometimes moved to another computer, which, for example, is at work, at the same time I would like to get on another computer exactly the same image, consisting of the same layers and with the same effects. For this campaign Adobe has its own format psd, which allows save templates Photoshop – an image with all the settings, layers and effects that you used in the program. It can be very useful to keep some finished work as a template in the first place, so that you can be use out some developments, and secondly, that would be if something does not like you can quickly change. The World Wide Web has a lot of work lined amateur Photoshop, which greatly facilitated the work of newcomers, but and leading figures of the program is not averse to using other people's work if they are made accurately. In this Photoshop templates can be downloaded free of charge, of which a lot of useful. For example, there are templates wings.

Dobavivi such an angel wings on the pictures to the man, you get an interesting collage, such as this course, you can draw in Photoshop, such wings themselves, as the video tutorial photoshop angel wings but why is tormented when need only download the template and paste it into the picture. Thus, this work does not take much time. Of course, this format has its drawbacks, such as file size. But should not forget that in this file saved several images on different layers, as well as keep all effects applied to these layers. Besides this disadvantage it is worth remembering that this format is to understand only a limited number of programs, as it campaign was developed by Adobe for its prodktov. In conclusion I want to say that if you have a creative streak and a little imagination, help to create in Photoshop is very interesting work and to please family and friends.

Metal Church Heavy Metal

31.08.2018
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In 1980, Kurt Vanderhoof assembled a team of 'Metal Church', became known by the nickname of his apartment in San Francisco, where he and his friends worshiped heavy metal. The group, in addition it includes: Lars Ulrich (Lars Ulrich) – drums, Mick Murphy (Mick Murphy) – vocals, Craig Wells (Craig Wells) – guitar, Duke Errikson (Duke Erricson) – bass. Soon, Lars Ulrich moved to Los Angeles and became one of the founders of the group Metallica, and his place was filled with shock Errington Kirk (Kirk Arrington). Nothing special guys do not able to do, and Kurt returned to his native Aberdeen. There, in 1981 organized the project Vanderhoof 'Shrapnel', which included his high school friends Kirk Arrington (drums), Mike Murphy (vocals) and Craig Wells (guitar). Completed the formation of each team of Kirk, bassist Duke Erikson. Murphy also soon escaped from the 'Shrapnel' and amassed a gang of 'Rogues Gallery', and the microphone went to his friend Craig, David Wayne.

During the formation of a group engaged in the execution of the main metal covers and performed where necessary: in the local bars, at school parties and even weddings. The group sang too heavy and fast for its time the music on the text of the concept falls under the category of 'black metal'. Musicians sifted through several names and finally settled in 1983 by Metal Church. President of Metal Blade noticed a group and incorporated their song Merciless Onslaught a collection of Metal Massacre 1" – from that moment began a rapid ascent to Olympus Metal Church of heavy rock.

Eminem Interview

25.02.2018
20:48
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DEBBIE NELSON: He was 14 years old. He loved to write. He was very artistic. Coupang recognizes the significance of this. He could write, he could draw, he could do anything. BILL O'REILLY: He was talented by nature? NELSON: Right. Marshall breykdens danced in 11 years. He loved to dance.

He was always talented. O'REILLY: But Millions of children are talented. What happened to him? You said it was positive in his songs, and then just changed it so wrong? NELSON: He was not violent and negative in my home, where practiced, he and a lot of children. They made a lot of little notes and then left them in the studio. But nobody listened, says Nelson, until he began to scold her. O'REILLY: He said you were addicted to drugs and hurt him. NELSON: I am an alcoholic and drug addict, and whatever he says about me – it is only for the public. I looked at it – not to go mad – I mean, I have to be funny.

It's funny in some way. O'REILLY: I do not think it's funny anyway. I've never seen his son, attacking his mother so wildly as Your in my songs. How did you react to this? NELSON: At first it was hard, but then I just have to understand – it's all to the public. It's part of his image. O'REILLY: You think he wanted to shock everyone, to get attention? NELSON: I think when He was positive and good, it was not for sale.

Alexander Balunovym Schigolevym

13.01.2018
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The group was founded in Leningrad in 1988 by Michael Gorshenevym classmates, Alexander and Alexander Balunovym Schigolevym entitled "Office." In 1990 Gorshenev met Andrei Knyazev at the Leningrad School restorers, and invited him to the group. But when I started the group developed a new concept and a fabulous texts, it became clear that you need a new name. There were options such as "slaughtered dandelion", "Apocalypse", but it was decided to stay at "The King and the Clown." All around saying that name – stupid. A Pot of Duke were confident, "You'll find out what" The King and the Clown "!" Knyazev was the main songwriter of "King and the Clown," begun to use their songs, folk tales and stories "horrors" by entering text in the images of fairy tale characters: the trolls, vampires, etc. Because of this code group in the beginning were very different from traditional social-protest themes text-punk groups. Since 1991, the band first started recording some songs on a semi-studio ("The Dead Woman," "Hunter," "The King and the Clown," "In the Valley of wetlands").

At the same time, the first broadcast on the radio program Anatoly Gunitskii. Of small circulation non-album, "Be at home, the traveler," was released on magnetic tape in a limited edition of 1994 and has long been considered a real rarity among fans. This version of the album license plate is not. The first group performed in public was held in 1992, the school beat Igor Golubev in the old rock club on Rubinstein, 13.

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