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happiness

(hăp′ē-nĕs) [ME.]
A subjective sense of well-being. A bright and positive outlook toward life.
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For the second year, Happyness is bringing back the competition to find the funniest student in the region - Class Clowns.
The Pursuit of Happyness stars Will Smith (you remember, the Fresh Prince, am I really that old?
In "The Pursuit of Happyness," Will Smith received a well-deserved Oscar nomination for playing Chris Gardner, a man trying to save his family from poverty during the Reagonomics of the 1980s.
By Richard Roeper Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, James Karen and Dan Castellaneta Directed by: Gabriele MuccinoSmith is one of the most famous and one of the wealthiest movie stars of his generation--yet in The Pursuit of Happyness we are supposed to buy into his portrayal of a man so financially strapped that he and his son (played by his real-life son) are lining up every afternoon outside a shelter for the homeless, hoping to score a couple of cots for the night.
Through their prolific production company, Overbrook Entertainment, this dynamic duo produced the recent box-office smash, The Pursuit of Happyness, which at press time grossed $138 million.
In his latest film, the period drama The Pursuit of Happyness, Smith again flouts people's limited expectations of him, taking on a dramatic role that is very dissimilar to others on his film resume.
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.
Anyone who opens Chris Gardner's gripping--and gritty--new autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness (HarperCollins), will discover that the happiness he pursues is not just his own.
25), the inspiration for the movie "The Pursuit of Happyness," will offer motivational and inspirational talks.
8pm: The Goonies 28 August 6pm: Lion King 8pm: These Idiots (Bollywood) 29 August 6pm: Mary Poppins 8pm: The Pursuit of Happyness
1 WILL and Jaden Smith - Jaden was just seven years old when he made his big screen debut, starring alongside megastar dad Will in 2006's tear-jerker The Pursuit Of Happyness.