Des oscars justement, il en est bien question puisque the blind side a tiré sa fléchette en joignant à la surprise générale le club des dix chanceux nommés au meilleur film mais c'est sandra bullock, ultra favorite pour la statuette de la meilleure actrice qui voit son aura briller comme jamais première comédienne de. Retrouvez les 230 critiques et avis pour le film the blind side, réalisé par john lee hancock avec sandra bullock, quinton aaron, tim mcgraw. This refreshingly heartfelt drama is based on the life of michael oher (quinton aaron), who grew up neglected and impoverished but went on to become an american football star sandra bullock won an oscar for playing leigh anne tuohy, the gun-toting, wealthy, white southern christian who bucks convention to shelter,. Plongée dans l'univers du football américain au tenessee, michael oher, un jeune noir américain, trouve sa voie grâce à l'amour de sa famille adoptive et à son talent pour le football note de l'auteur • date de sortie : 20 novembre 2009 aux usa, prochainement en france • réalisé par john lee. It is, one would suppose, the exact opposite of drama to craft a story without a surplus of invented conflicts and last minute challenges, and yet, on that rare occasion, a movie comes along that is simple and powerful enough to warrant some restraint in the third-act drama department the blind side doesn't. Michael lewis' book the blind side tells the true story of michael oher, a poor black kid who gets adopted by a rich white family and transforms himself into a football star the movie version zooms in on leigh anne tuohy (sandra bullock), the woman who gave the hard-up prodigy the care and feeding. In a head-to-head comparison, one would be hard-pressed not to declare that precious is the better film - it makes fewer compromises and doesn't shy from showing the true ugliness only hinted at in this movie, but the blind side is more accessible it's easier to digest in the end, both films tell stories of triumph over. Nominé aux oscars 2009, sandra bullock récompensée pour son rôle dans le film, il n'est pas sorti dans les salles obscures françaises et évidemment, les distributeurs français n'ont pas eu le nez creux the blind side est un film exceptionnel, de la caste des chefs d'œuvre qui n'en n'ont pas l'air, qui n'en lire la critique.
It may be based on a true story, but “the blind side'' delivers two heart-yanking hours of hollywood physics one kid's bad existence gets better with the application of a great deal of upper-middle-class pressure the movie recounts the story of how a tough-loving interior decorator named leigh anne. The blind side” is a movie made up almost entirely of turning points and yet curiously devoid of drama or suspense a version of this review appears in print on november 20, 2009, on page c8 of the new york edition with the headline: steamrolling over life's obstacles with family as cheerleaders. The blind side is based on the life of michael oher, a one-time star for briarcrest christian school and now an offensive lineman for the baltimore ravens while it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction in these true to life tales, the film suggests that his story has plenty of heroes—starting with michael.
Sticking safely to proven sports-movie/fish-out-of-water formulas, the dramedy doesn't skimp on the crowd-pleasing stuff, but given the setup, there also was room for more thought-provoking substance. Best performance, minute for minute, comes from adriane lenox, whose cameo as michael's drug-addled mother is the film's standout read full review 75 new york post - lou lumenick what makes the blind side a thanksgiving treat is director hancock's subtle touch and admirable refusal to yield to sports movie.
Syrupy sports drama uplifts but glosses over deep issues read common sense media's the blind side review, age rating, and parents guide. Actually, it's an excellent depiction of human decency african american film critic and notable contrarian armond white is one of the most prominent voices favorably comparing the blind side to precious his contention sandra bullock brings sanity to the madness currently infecting the movie scene. Coach cotton (ray mckinnon) convinces board members of a small christian private school in memphis, tennessee, to admit michael oher (quinton aaron), a gigantic african-american from the slums of the city he knows that the boy can't play football unless his grades are up to snuff leigh anne tuohy (sandra bullock).
Based on the book, the blind side: evolution of a game, by michael lewis, the movie of the same name is an uplifting sports drama featuring michael's real life story of rags to riches when viewers are first introduced to michael (quinton aaron), he is a massive, uneducated man child, sleeping on the. Two weeks after precious opened to blockbuster grosses, along comes the blind side, another life-struggle chronicle centering on an uncommunicative, smart but stunted, 300-pound african-american teenager who overcomes enormous familial and social problems with the help of outsiders. Contemptible people often mean well i thought this while watching the blind side—not just about the film's characters, but about both the filmmakers and the film's target audience the movie tells the true story of michael “big mike” oher ( quinton aron), an overweight black teen plucked from the. Inspired by author michael lewis' best-selling true story, the blind side is not the film you might expect judging solely from the previews and marketing bearing the burden of being potentially schmaltzy, the film instead threads an almost impossible needle, pulling off a surprisingly moving and inspirational.
The true-life story from which this oscar-winning movie is taken may well be every bit as inspirational and remarkable as its fans believe it to be but the film itself is dead from the neck up and the neck down: a photoshopped image of reality that is bland, parochial, and stereotypically acted by a cast who. There's been something off-putting about the ad campaign for the blind side, a drama about a white woman who adopts an african american high school student, from trailers trafficking in nearly every troubling african american stereotype in movies (from the magical negro to the surly low-level b. In a head-to-head comparison, one would be hard-pressed not to declare that precious is the better film - it makes fewer compromises and doesn't shy from showing the true ugliness only hinted at in this movie, but the blind side is more accessible it's easier to digest in the end, both films tell stories of.
November 20, 2009|by betsy sharkey film critic family time: leigh anne ( sandra bullock), her son sj (jae head) and her adopted (ralph nelson / warner bros ) watching the blind side is like watching your favorite football team you'll cheer when things go well, curse when they don't, and be reminded that in. 'precious' and 'the blind side,' starring sandra bullock, are two new films at the box office that depict poor black teenagers trying to escape their gritty urban lives but only 'precious' appears to be drawing strong criticism from blacks. Some will call the movie racially paternalistic, and they may well be right, but as a fable about the power of giving, it hits pretty hard john lee hancock (the rookie ) directed his own script with tim mcgraw, kathy bates, and now playing sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for the blind side.
The 2009 “based on a true story” film “the blind side” was a massive box office hit, beloved by both critics and the viewing public the movie raked in $300 million, earned an oscar nod for best picture, and clinched sandra bullock, who starred in the film, an academy award and a golden globe but there's. The blind side, a serious, designedly-worthy drama, of the kind that tends to appeal to academy award voters, bagged her an oscar for best actress earlier this month bullock even triumphed over meryl streep all of which is likely to make this film, directed by john lee hancock, of greater interest to british. [it] is all about the family's altruism and turns a blind eye to silent michael, with father sean offering up the excuse: michael's gift is his ability to forget i'm not convinced but that didn't stop me from enjoying the film and admiring bullock full review | original score: 3/5 top critic richard brody new yorker january 24.