Luciana January 5th, 2010
‘Blind Side’ first female-led film to cross $200 mil
Sandra Bullock rang in the New Year making box office history. Sometime over the weekend, Bullock starrer “The Blind Side” became the first in history driven solely by a top female star to jump the $200 million mark at the domestic B.O.
To be precise, the film finished the frame with a cume of $208.5 million, in its seventh week in release. Over the weekend, it rose a remarkable 10% over the previous week, and it’s still got plenty of life left, according to Warner Bros. prexy of domestic distribution Dan Fellman.
“Blind Side” was fully financed and produced by AlconEntertainment. Project was brought in by Molly Smith, daughter of Alcon backer Fred Smith, founder of FedEx.
Among the likes of Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, Reese Witherspoon and Bullock, it’s hard to believe that none of the films in which they had solo top billing hadn’t reached $200 million.
Luciana December 23rd, 2009
I’m going to travel, and I don’t know if I’ll be able to update this site until January. So, I would like to wish to all “Adoring Sandra” visitorsand friends a great holidays season! Have fun, be safe, enjoy your time with family and friends!
See you next year!
And Sandra, you have an AMAZING 2009, it was a great comeback. I wish you the TWICE in 2010!
Luciana December 17th, 2009
If the Golden Globe nominations didn’t already make it obvious, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards list clinched it: Sandra Bullock is well on her way to Oscar nomination.
Meryl Streep’s and Sandra Bullock’s campaigns for Academy Awards are sailing quite smoothly, thankyouverymuch, with Golden Globe noms for best actress (Bullock, in “The Blind Side”) and best supporting actress (Streep in both “Julie & Julia” and “It’s Complicated”) under their belts. Bullock and Streep are competing against each other for the SAG best actress award because, under SAG rules, Streep’s part as Julia Childs in “Julie & Julia” is considered a lead role, not a supporting one.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
• Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
• Helen Mirren, The Last Station
• Carey Mulligan, An Education
• Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
• Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia
Congratulations, again, Sandra!
Luciana December 15th, 2009
The nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globes Nominations were just announced in Los Angeles, and Sandra Bullock is nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her work in The Blind Side, as expected. The unexpected part is: she got another nomination as Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy, for The Proposal!!!!
Winners to be announced on Sunday, January 17th.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Emily Blunt for The Young Victoria (2009)
Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side (2009)
Helen Mirren for The Last Station (2009)
Carey Mulligan for An Education (2009)
Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Sandra Bullock for The Proposal (2009/I)
Marion Cotillard for Nine (2009)
Julia Roberts for Duplicity (2009)
Meryl Streep for It’s Complicated (2009)
Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia (2009)
Luciana December 15th, 2009
Yay to Sandra! She got nominated at Critics Choice Awards as Best Actress for her work on “The Blind Side”.
The Proposal also got a nomination as “Best Comedy Movie”