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manic pixie dream girl

In film and literature, a female character, depicted as a cute, quirky free spirit, who is used solely to be the love interest of and further the personal growth of the (often disillusioned or depressed) male protagonist, rather than being a fully realized character. Film critic Nathan Rabin first used the term in 2007 to describe Kirsten Dunst's character in the film Elizabethtown. It is sometimes abbreviated as MPDG. Natalie Portman's character in Garden State is often considered a manic pixie dream girl.
See also: dream, girl, manic, pixie

manic pixie dream boy

In film and literature, a male character who is depicted as a cute, quirky free spirit, and who is used solely or primarily to be the love interest of and further the personal growth of the (often disillusioned or depressed) female protagonist, rather than being a fully realized character. The term is an adaptation of "manic pixie dream girl," first used by film critic Nathan Rabin in 2007. I don't know if I agree with the assertion that Augustus Waters is a manic pixie dream boy.
See also: boy, dream, manic, pixie

manic pixie dream guy

In film and literature, a male character who is depicted as a cute, quirky free spirit, and who is used solely or primarily to be the love interest of and further the personal growth of the (often disillusioned or depressed) female protagonist, rather than being a fully realized character. The term is an adaptation of "manic pixie dream girl," first used by film critic Nathan Rabin in 2007. I don't know if I agree with the assertion that Augustus Waters is a manic pixie dream guy.
See also: dream, guy, manic, pixie
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Taking Pixie to A&E for blood tests, Johanna, 30, a support worker, and Kevin, 35, a PE teacher in Prestwich, were told Pixie had a low count and she was referred to North Manchester General with suspected meningitis.
In the meantime, a stranger donor has been found for Pixie by the Anthony Nolan blood cancer charity and on Monday she will be admitted to the Manchester Children's Hospital for chemotherapy before the bone marrow transplant in two weeks' time.
Pixie admits that it's hard not to turn for everyone but she is determined to be super strict.
Pixie has been working on her fourth album and has several festivals lined up
Ginolis will be showcasing the Pixie Quality Inspection platform at AACC Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, US, from July 31 to August 2; and Medica in Dusseldorf, Germany, from November 12 to 15, it stated.
Emma with Paisley, and Lee with Pixie. Inset, Emma with a snoozing Pixie
While Pixie is very excited about the West End show, she is also anxious.
Pixie, who recently conrmed that she will be performing at V Festival at Weston Park in Sta!ordshire in August, became a patron for the charity in 2010 following the sudden death of her friend Adam Donnelly.
"We were looking for an actress that could act, sing and dance and then I saw Pixie acting so brilliantly with Rowan Atkinson in their performance of Goodness Gracious Me (filmed for the NHS Organ Donation From The Heart campaign).
According to Pixie, the packages include discounted Disney World Resort accommodations, discounted Magic Your Way base tickets, Disney's Plus dining and a free DisneyQuest or Disney Water Park ticket.
TAKING a break from the pop charts, singer Pixie Lott is set to take on a new role in a popular detective series set in the North East.
In the mid-'70S, when he was a boy and some of the country's first Pixie tangerines were ripening in Ojai groves, it was not unusual to find trees stripped from waist-high down.
Summary: Pixie Lott conjured up an amazing and original Halloween treat for her fans.