True behind-the-scenes facts from The Blind Side

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One of the most touching scenes of the film takes place during Thanksgiving dinner. The whole Tuohy family, Michael included, is seen sitting around a table crammed with homemade food.

Artistic moment

The camera catches a lovely scene of the perfect family Thanksgiving dinner, and gives the audience an “awww” feeling. Art critics were quick to point out that this scene is almost identical to a famous painting of Normal Rockwell’s titled “Freedom from Want.”
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In the film, Oher is bombarded with questions by the NCAA after he chooses to play for Ole Miss. The NCAA investigator, Jocelyn Granger, insisted on finding out why Oher picked Mississippi, assuming that he did so due to pressure from his adoptive parents.
Not even close

Well, the real woman from NCAA who interviewed Big Mike, Joyce Thompson, came out against her portrayal in the movie. She said she interviews top prospects and monitors their recruitment process. She said that her job is not to intimidate or verbally attack the players, like the movie suggested.

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