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blind side

see under blind spot.
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Directed by John Lee Hancock and released in late 2009 at a time of great political polarization, The Blind Side accomplished something that no politician seemed capable of doing; it appealed to audiences across the spectrum of opinion, paradoxically charming members of both liberal Hollywood and the conservative Bible Belt.
The Blind Side was a 2009 American football film, based on a book of the same name by Lewis.
Nuneaton fly-half Jolly kicked a penalty to reduce the arrears to 14-8 but Jack Parker stretched the home side's lead on 23 minutes as he also found space on the blind side to score in a similar way to Woods.
The Blind Side Comedy of the year was also a dead heat, as Easy A featured a standout performance by Emma Stone in the smartest and hippest movie of the year, which for some reason was in and out of the cinema before you could say Sony.
The keynote speakers include are Sean Tuohy, best-known through Tim McGraw's portrayal of him in the Academy Award-winning movie The Blind Side, and Tom Kelley, the author of two best-selling books, The Art of Innovation and The 10 Faces of Innovation.
Kathy Bates as tutor Miss Sue helps to make The Blind Side heartfelt and inspirational, but it's a film which also feels (likeably) cliched, as if it's The Green Mile without heavy Death Row complications.
Inspired by a true story, The Blind Side tugs every heartstring and ticks off every cliche including a saccharine moment when one of Leigh Anne's friends gushes: "You're changing that boy's life," and she responds, all dewy-eyed: "No, he's changing mine.
The Blind Side wears its heart on its shoulder padding for the entire 128 minutes and although the film doesn't quite score an emotional touchdown, the wholesomeness of the characters wins us over.
However, The Blind Side wears its heart on its shoulder padding for the entire 128 minutes and eventually, the gosh darn wholesomeness of the characters, pulling together for a common cause, wins us over.
The title refers to the area a quarterback player can't see - he needs protection from his blind side.
Another film which people will no doubt be queuing up to see is The Blind Side - after all, everyone is curious to find out more about leading lady Sandra Bullock's Oscarwinning performance.
Inspired by a true story, The Blind Side tugs every heartstring and ticks off every cliche including a saccharine moment when one of Leigh Anne's friends gushes, "You're changing that boy's life," and she responds, all dewy-eyed, "No, he's changing mine.
THE BLIND SIDE (12A) BASED on the book The Blind Side: Evolution Of A Game, Sandra Bullock delivers an eye-catching, Oscar-winning turn as crusading southern mom Leigh Anne Touhy in Memphis, Tennessee.
THE BLIND SIDE Cert 12A, 128 mins Many actors have won Oscars in recognition of their entire body of work, rather than the particular film for which they were nominated.