How does he overcome these? The Blind Side, a film released in November 20, 2009, produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Demonstrates what Michael Oher has to overcome in order to achieve his goal of playing American football at a national level Michael is a homeless boy who has run away from many foster parents to find his crack addicted mother. He is enrolled in a Christian school because of his sporting promise. One cold night after school Michael is spotted in a pair of shorts and a t.shirt by Leigh Anne Tuohy, the wife of Sean Tuohy; a teacher at his school.
“Honey, you are changing that boy’s life.” A friend of Leigh Anne’s exclaimed. Leigh Anne grinned and said, “No, he’s changing mine.” This exchange of words comes from the film trailer of an award-winning film, The Blind Side, directed by John Lee Hancock, released on November 20th, 2009. This film puts emphasis on a homeless, black teen, Michael Oher, who has had no stability or support in his life thus far. It is not until the Tuohy family adopts Michael, that he begins to realize what he is capable of as both a student and football player. There are various techniques used for capturing the attention of an audience as they are viewing a film or film trailer for the first time, and rhetorical appeals happens to be one of them.
As word of his talent spread, author Michael Lewis came to Memphis to write about Michael’s journey from homeless teen to star athlete in the NFL. After years of extensive research his book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, became a New York Times best seller and eventually was adapted into a feature film, The Blind Side. This went on to become one of the best stories in American sports history. –Josh Cagat 8. Adulthood Michael Oher will always be remembered for his truly extraordinary story, from being homeless to an NFL star.
Walt Masters and Farah Ahmedi they show their compassion by helping others and fleeing off to find safety, and other people are thankful for those acts. Masters demonstrates bravery when he made it to Dawson with Loren Hall to save Loren Hall's claim. Farah Ahmedi shows compassion because she had the courage to find a person to help her on her journey. She lasted the long walk and the terrible circumstances like her prosthetic leg, to escape Afghanistan. These two characters share compassion, bravery, empathy, and kindness to all people.
At the end after a successful college football campaign Michael was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round in 2009, fulfilling all his goals and dreams. I fell into my friends comfy leather chair not so happy to see this movies, then a strange thing happened, it moved along quickly and pulled me into the story and at the end it left me feeling inspired. The Blind Side is not a film about sport as I thought,but it was rewards of showing love and support. While watching the movie, I realize that there are good people out there and that we sometimes take from granted what we have around us. Most important it makes me understand that I should never judge anyone.
For example, in the movie Michael’s self-schemas is being protective. He had big protective instinct which generally shows that Michael’s self-schemas is the protection of others. He starts to put the best on the game as realizes that his football team are his family and so he believe that he need to protect one another in the field. In conclusion, The Blind Side is one of the best movies that really impact me in a way to motivate me in order to engage fully in lives. The movie is an ‘eye opener’ in which gives me the sense of value to truly help each other so that ones have a better chance in life.
His story was so devastating but inspiring, that it had to be told the right way. As Michael grew up in the rough part of Memphis, he struggled until Leigh Ann came into the picture. Both characters are the focus point in movie, as the novel. The author of The Blind Side Michael Lewis, and director of the movie John Lee Hancock both did a fascinating job in their respective areas with the motion picture winning a golden globe as the novel became a New York Times
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Twenty-yard dash. I’ll leave you in the dust,”(261). Another use of tone, shown in The Blind Side, is the way certain characters talk. He uses direct quotes, but emphasizes the originality of the specific character's word choice. Stemming from diction and imagery, Lewis uses Coach O’s verbage when he says, “ALRIGHTEERIGHTEERIGHTEE righteeerighteeee!