9. Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Look, no offense to Sandra Bullock. She seems like a funny, classy lady and I have nothing but respect for her. Big fan of Miss Congeniality. But who sold their soul to the devil to convince the Academy that this performance was in any way Oscar-worthy?
To me it reads like a better-than-average TV movie that got some serious funding and attracted a few big name stars. That’s it. In a parallel universe, this film would have gone by without so much as a whisper. But somehow in this one, the Academy decided that “Southern Mama Bear” was good enough for Oscar gold.
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