half nelson

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a wrestling hold in which the holder puts an arm under the opponent's arm and exerts pressure on the back of the neck

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Thirty years later, Trevor's son Mark (Stephen Graham) is landlord of the pub, The Half Nelson, which is the epicentre of community life.
Like Dan from Half Nelson, I question the machine and what it means for me.
It is essential to state at the outset that I have conceptualized this article to be one that can be taken up as an introductory text that might initiate a pedagogical project designed to engage readers (1) either in developing a deeper analysis of Half Nelson itself, or in analyzing Half Nelson in relation to other teacher savior films.
This isn't really part of the massage," he tells me as he proceeds to pull my arm into a half Nelson to demonstrate my lack of flexibility.
Somewhat surprisingly in my view, Ryan Gosling was nominated for an Oscar for his role as a drug-addicted teacher in the dull Half Nelson (15).
Try praising Canadian Ryan Gosling for his turn as a crack-addicted teacher in the plodding but well-executed Half Nelson.
His rivals up for the award - Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland, who is the bookies' favourite; Leonardo DiCaprio for Blood Diamond; Ryan Gosling for Half Nelson, and Will Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness - are all expected to attend the bash.
A half nelson, according to my dictionary, is a "hold in which one arm is placed under the opponent's arm from behind with the hand pressed against the back of the neck.
Fawcett provides an aficionado's awareness of horror movies and an efficient, crisp directorial style, honed while working on his award-winning short, Half Nelson, and his first feature, The Boy's Club (as well as episodes of the cult television series Xena).
CO-De Not that anyone seems to have told Ryan Gosling who, after being lauded for performances in Drive, Blue Valentine and Half Nelson, has taken it upon himself to write and direct this pretentious codswallop.
A half nelson, a forearm smash, An arm and a leg to grab, A dropkick, a body slam, Or a painful Boston crab.
American Oscar-nominated actor, famous for his roles in The Notebook and Half Nelson.
Half Nelson (15) Ryan Gosling delivers one of the performances of the year in this powerful and resolutely downbeat tale of an unlikely friendship between a white twenty-something man and a black 13-year-old girl.
Finally reaching Birmingham MAC after a London release five weeks ago, Half Nelson follows their friendship.
He is up against Leonardo DiCaprio for Blood Diamond, Ryan Gosling for Half Nelson, Will Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness and favourite Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland.