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  • noun Plural form of Dane.


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  • Claire Danes is a lock for a Golden Globe and Emmy. blog comments powered by Disqus

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  • The Baz Luhrmann version with Leonardo di Caprio and Claire Danes, set in contemporary L.A. The two leads are good - indeed Danes is absolutely fantastic - but pretty much nobody else is (apart from Pete Postlethwaite as Friar Lawrence), and the excellent music, direction and location settings (Venice Beach rechristened Verona Beach) have to compensate for the lousy performances.

    Three more films

  • “Claire Danes is a modern icon,” Gucci creative director Frida Giannini said in a statement on Thursday.

    Claire Danes Gucci Jewelry Ad Campaign Photo

  • In turn they were attacked again and again by the Danes from the north, who for a time gained a, strong foothold in the land, but were finally subdued and absorbed, or driven out by Alfred the Great who had succeeded in welding the various Anglo-Saxon communities into one unit under the leadership of the West Saxons.

    The Empire of Mankind

  • The name of the Saxons is, of course, the best known to us, and next in importance come the people we call Danes, or Northmen, or Vikings, who attacked the coasts of the Saxon kingdoms in England.

    The Story of Sigurd the Volsung

  • And then he told me of the Battle of Aughrim, that is still such a terrible memory; and how the 'Danes' -- the De Danaan -- the mysterious divine race that were conquered by the Gael, and who still hold an invisible kingdom -- 'were dancing in the raths around Aughrim the night after the battle.

    Poets and Dreamers Studies and translations from the Irish

  • In Berlin, the Danes were the big winners, with Susanne Bier carrying off best director for In a Better World while her compatriot – and now sworn enemy after comments made in that notorious Cannes press conference – Lars von Trier won best film for Melancholia.

    Trailer trash

  • Apparently, this show is great but I just couldn't quite swallow the idea of Danes as some kind of female Jack Bauer so I have not graced it with my custom.

    Golden Globes 2012 – as it happened

  • So, I am viewing all parties here a bit skeptically, prepared to question the claim that the Danes are the happiest in the world indeed finding the question somewhat meaningless, while at the same time finding a certain amount of comedy in Bryan's exaggerated efforts to find something, anything, wrong with the HDI or other indices that show the Nordic countries doing pretty well.

    Against the Human Development Index, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The series, from creator Winnie Holzman and producers Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick, launched the career of Claire Danes, which is impressive.

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