Friday, November 20, 2009

The Blind Side

A long, jumbled mess of a feel-good true story Made for fans of feel-good movies and true story sports flicks (even though less than half of the movie is about sports)

Rated PG-13 for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references.

The Blind Side

The first trailer I saw for The Blind Side made
it look like a serious drama with a heart about a woman who took in a
homeless teen and taught him to be good at something he liked. The
second trailer made it look like a comedic sports movie, playing circus
music and slide whistles in the background. In reality, The Blind Side is a conflicted mix of both – two things that don’t blend well together in this case.

The Blind Side’s first half focuses on the homeless teenage character Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron,

1 out of 5

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