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Dustin Hoffman may have set the course for these dysfunctional geniuses in Rain Man with his portrayal of an autistic idiot savant who can beat the house in Las Vegas but can't cross a street alone or tolerate missing an episode of The People's Court.
At the 12th annual GLAAD Media Awards for positive portrayals of gays and lesbians, Showtime's Queer as Folk won for best drama and Will & Grace won for best comedy.
His Albert Square colleague Natalie Cassidy, who won critical acclaim for her portrayal of teenage mum Sonia, was named Best Actress.
Moreover, the portrayal of rape as a set of isolated incidents free of institutional support is detrimental because it diminishes the public's drive to demand social change.
BORAT received a nomination for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical and Sasha Baron Cohen for Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical for his portrayal of Borat.
One reviewer, John Savers, suggests Lee's vile portrayal of Italians was done deliberately.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGCA) has completed the 3D Portrayal Interoperability Experiment (3DPIE).
Manila: AaThe Philippine government said it received a letter of apology from the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) for its 'offensive' portrayal of a Filipino maid in an comedy episode of Harry and Paul, aired in England.
Note that there has been a change in reporting this category beginning in 2006 as heavy on-highway truck tires are now included to obtain a more accurate portrayal of the commercial tire market.
That portrayal is in sharp contrast to Abigail's young servant, who is happily solo and therefore exploitable by no man.
BORAT appeared at a prostitute's window in Amsterdam this week, praising the city's nightlife and defending his portrayal of Kazakhstan.
Embarking on a project of "self-rehumanization" (in the author's phrase), this compelling portrayal of the African component of the novel challenges conventional stereotypes of black Panamanians springing from a Western standpoint, while simultaneously enabling a profound revision of the parameters or defining traits on which the notions of black ethnicity are built.