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Film Review: The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side is a 2009 American drama–sports film written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book ‘The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game‘ by Michael Lewis. The story follows Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), an offensive lineman who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. It follows Oher from his impoverished upbringing through to being a multi-million dollar athlete. For her performance as Michael’s adoptive mother Leigh Anne Tuohy, Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for Best Actress and the film itself received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

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