Sunday, March 07, 2010

Bullock wins big trophy for “The Blind Side”

East Carolina alumnus Sandra Bullock won the Oscar for Best Actress for playing a tough Southern woman who adopts a black child in “The Blind Side.” | Associated Press

Bullock, 45, beat out Oscar winners Meryl Steep and Helen Mirren and newcomers Gabourey Sidibe and Carey Mulligan to win her first Academy Award, then gave a charming speech . | Her speech

She had already won the Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards and tied Streep at the Broadcast Film Critics awards.

At the Golden Globes, Bullock pulled off a rare double, earning best actress nominations in two categories — drama (“The Blind Side”) and comedy (“The Proposal”).

Over the weekend, she pulled another, winning an Academy Award (“The Blind Side”) and a Razzie Award (“All About Steve”) — which are given for the worst achievements in movies. | Her speech | Oscar winners | 280 characters

1 comment:

M. Lail said...

The fact that she showed up to accept her Razzie speaks volumes to her down-to-earthness. Congrats to her for her Oscar.