What Makes a Good Movie

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What Makes A Good Movie
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 storyline features Michael Oher, an offensive lineman who plays for the Baltimore
Ravens of the NFL.. The film follows Oher from his upbringing, through his years at Wingate Christian School (a representation of Briarcrest Christian School in the Suburbs of Memphis, Tennessee), his adoption by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuophy, and on to his position as one of the most highly popular prospects in college football. For her performance, Sandra Bullock won the Academy Award for Best Actress, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. The film itself also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
For 17 years, Michael Oher) has been in foster care with different families. Every time he is sent to a new home, he runs away. One of his friend's fathers, whose couch Mike had been sleeping on, enrolls him into a Christian school, after the father convinces the coach that "Big
Mike" is a natural athlete, yet he refuses to beat people to the ground. The coach convinces the school principal to enroll him in the school.
After school one day, Michael(Quinton Aaron) meets Sean "SJ" Jr. (Jae Head), who quickly make friends with Michael. Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) is a interior designer, mother to SJ and Collins (Lily Collins), and wife to Sean Tuohy (Tim McGraw). After a pre- holiday Thanksgiving school festival, Leigh Anne notices Michael walking on the road, shivering in the freezing cold; she pities his situation and offers him a place to spend the night.
The next morning, much to her dismay, she finds Michael leaving their…...

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