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US driver in ‘Bird Box blindfold’ crashes in Utah

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The film has led to a craze in which people attempt everyday tasks while blindfolded Police in the US state of Utah have taken the unusual step of urging residents not to drive blindfolded after an online challenge inspired by a horror film led to a crash. A teenager with her hat over her eyes drove into oncoming traffic in the city of Layton while taking part in the so-called “Bird Box Challenge”. The craze has come from the Netflix film Bird Box, starring…

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‘My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock’s blindfold’

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Bullock took advice from an expert who “helps blind people navigate spaces” Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier suffered “sleepless nights” after Sandra Bullock refused to cut holes in the blindfold she wore for their horror thriller film, Bird Box. Bullock plays a lone mother with two young children, battling an unseen force which compels you to kill yourself if you see it. Hence the need to constantly wear a blindfold. The post-apocalyptic film sees Bullock, who plays Malorie, guiding the children down a treacherous river and…

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