Saturday, February 6, 2010

Quinton Aaron and Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side

Quinton Aaron and Sandra Bullock
The Blind Side-5, originally uploaded by barisss.

American actress Sandra Bullock, famous for her performance in films such as Miss Congeniality, The Proposal, etc. has been nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in the film The Blind Side, and film is nominated for the Best Motion Picture Oscar. Bullock was awarded a Golden Globe (Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama), Screen Actors Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role), People's Choice Award (Favorite Movie Actress), and Critic’s Choice Award (Best Actress, tied with Meryl Streep). She will be competing against Helen Mirren (The Last Station), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious), and Meryl Streep (Julie and Julia) for the Best Actress Oscar.

The Blind Side (2009) is a drama–sports film written and directed by John Lee Hancock, based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis. It tells the story of Michael Oher (played by Quinton Aaron), an offensive lineman who plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. The film follows Oher from his impoverished upbringing, through his years at the school, his adoption by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, and on to his position as one of the most highly coveted prospects in college football.

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