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She’s rising to the occasion

Looking at Oscar favorite Sandra Bullock in a new light

Sandra Bullock embraces glamour as Leigh Anne Tuohy in “The Blind Side.’’ Her performance earned her an Oscar nomination. Sandra Bullock embraces glamour as Leigh Anne Tuohy in “The Blind Side.’’ Her performance earned her an Oscar nomination. (Ralph Nelson)
By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / March 6, 2010

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Sandra Bullock drove to fame seated behind the wheel of a bus. She stayed famous by falling down - in heels, in drunken stupors, in fits of racism (Sandy, look out for those stairs!). But the outrageous success of “The Blind Side’’ suggests that America is at last ready to see her stand up. So might the Academy. (Full article: 882 words)

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