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The Blind Side (movie)

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  • Hollywood 'spec script' is making a comeback

    Hollywood 'spec script' is making a comeback
    Independent producer Lawrence Grey sold the screenplay for "Section 6" for $1 million after setting off a bidding war between the major studios. Six months later, in March, he sold the screenplay for "Winter's Knight" the same way, for the same price....
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    'Saving Mr. Banks'
    "Mary Poppins" is a screen classic, but Walt Disney’s dealings with novelist P.L. Travers in getting the movie rights to the story weren’t nearly as genial. This enjoyable behind-the-scenes story draws fine performances from Tom Hanks as...
  • Review: Emma Thompson is a ripsnorter in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Review: Emma Thompson is a ripsnorter in 'Saving Mr. Banks'
    A creative dispute between a writer and a studio head over the direction of a prospective motion picture sounds like the kind of movie scenario only a lawyer could love. But when the writer is cranky, crusty P.L. Travers, who means it when she says "I...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend

    When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
  • 'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale

     'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale
    When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk. "I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
  • Films Lure Oscar With Slick Looks, Sharp Design

    In any film, words are just the starting point. As the project moves along, cinematographers, production and costume designers, visual-effects artists and other below-the-line artisans contribute immeasurably to the storytelling, and to the lasting impact...
  • Variety Creative Impact Award in Directing: John Lee Hancock

    John Lee Hancock was already a Disney veteran when he came onboard "Saving Mr. Banks," having helmed "The Rookie" for the studio a decade ago. But in telling the knotted tale of Walt Disney's struggle to adapt P.L. Travers' "Mary Poppins" books, the...
  • Ravens' Michael Oher hopes for permanent home at right tackle

    Ravens' Michael Oher hopes for permanent home at right tackle
    The life story of Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher was immortalized in "The Blind Side," the inspirational movie about his emergence as a football star after being adopted by a wealthy family following a rough childhood. The importance of the left...
  • Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'

    Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'
    Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team: Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
  • 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' warms to the big screen

    'Chicken Soup for the Soul' warms to the big screen
    The popular series of self-help books known as "Chicken Soup for the Soul" will be coming to the big screen. Alcon Entertainment, whose previous projects include "The Blind Side" and the unlikely literary adaptation of "What to Expect When You're...
  • Warner Bros. Plots Careful 'Gravity' Launch

    What kind of pull will "Gravity" have on moviegoers when it hits theaters Oct. 4? The looming question for Warner Bros. is how to sell a unique 3D saga set entirely in space that predominantly relies on the performance of one star -- Sandra Bullock --...