"This movie reminded me of all the things I like about Bullock as an actress; she's smart, gorgeous and just bitchy enough to be taken seriously without offending, even as she smacks a man on the ass as she walks by." — MCNThis is Sandra Bullock we're talking about? The girl who hasn't passed her driving test? Who indicates a left turn even on a bomb-laden bus? The girl with three cats who can't land a man unless he is in a coma? Miss Congeniality? Many things come to mind when I think of Bullock's onscreen persona — lonelyheart, goofball, joker, self-depracator, klutz — but "indomitable" and "bitchy" are not two of them.
"The blind Side is a traditional star vehicle, allowing Ms Bullock to find new registers for the indomitable, sometimes grating energy that has long been the bedrock of her appeal" — NYT