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The Fighter


Francis Levy | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) says a couple of good things to his protégé Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) in Creed. One of them occurs when A...

Popcorn Preview: American Hustle

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

American Hustle (2013) Cast includes: Christian Bale (The Fighter), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Jeremy Renner (...

Popcorn Preview: Her

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Her (2013) Cast includes: Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation), Rooney Mara (The Social ...

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Christopher Rosen

How David O. Russell Found His Groove | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

David O. Russell had a pretty great week. On Wednesday, his newest film, "American Hustle," scored two Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, includi...

Mike Ryan

Why Mark Wahlberg Ditched Marky Mark | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The first thing I noticed about Mark Wahlberg was that he was wearing a large icepack around his neck. Wahlberg claims that he slept on it wrong one n...

Boston Marathon Bombing Movie Coming

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy, two of the three credited screenwriters on the 2010 Best Picture nominee "The Fighter," will adapt an upcoming book on t...

How 'Silver Linings Playbook' Director Reinvented Two Stars

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

"Silver Linings Playbook" is not necessarily a movie you'd expect from David O. Russell. It's a sweet film, and "sweet" is not the first word most peo...

Mark Wahlberg Producing Reality Show Based On 'Fighter' Sisters

Posted 11.16.2012 | TV

The Oscar-nominated 2010 film "The Fighter" may become a new reality TV show, Deadline reports. Mark Wahlberg, who produced "The Fighter" and whose...

Is 'The Master' About Scientology?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Amy Adams has received three Oscar nominations in her career thus far, but she gives what is arguably her greatest performance in "The Master." That m...

WATCH: 'The Fighter,' A Documentary About An Undocumented Luchadora

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

This is the story of "The Fighter", Alicia Torres Don, a Mexican luchadora and a resilient warrior in life. Torres Don is also known as "La Aguila...

Producer Todd Lieberman pivots from The Fighter to The Muppets

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With a resume whose films run the gamut from Wild Hogs, Beauty Shop and Beverly Hills Chihuahua to Traitor and The Fighter, Todd Lieberman would eithe...

The Fighter Comes to Chicago's Leo High School

Gordon Marino | Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago
Gordon Marino

In The Fighter, Christian Bale played the role of the charismatic but slightly daft brother and trainer of junior welterweight contender Micky Ward. Recently, Eklund visited Leo High School in Chicago.

What Will Christian Bale Do After Batman?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment

Fresh off an Academy Award for his frenetically brilliant performance in "The Fighter" and the dark dual life of Bruce Wayne in one of the biggest fil...

Mark Wahlberg & Jonah Hill: Partners?!

Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

Unless you're blessed one indestructible, all-action tour de force on the beat, ready to stop at nothing to catch a criminal or disarm a bomb (see: Wi...

Gigantic A-List Actress List Competing For Huge New Role

Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

Call it an ugly battle between some very beautiful people. David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg, who teamed for the Oscar-winning film, "The Fighter"...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Alberta Cross on David O. Russell

Dan Persons | Posted 08.08.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

When we heard that the man responsible for The Fighter and Three Kings was involved in a batch of new music videos, it would be an understatement to say our interest was piqued.

Mark Wahlberg, Justin Bieber Making A Movie

Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg has a serious case of Bieber Fever. The Oscar-nominee, who most recently produced and starred in "The Fighter," told New York Magazin...

Mark Wahlberg Set For TWO Major New Films

Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg is one of the busiest men in Hollywood, and he just got a whole lot busier. The star and producer of "The Fighter" has signed on for ...

Mark Wahlberg Landing New Starring Role?

Posted 06.05.2011 | Entertainment

After taking the lead in an Oscar-nominated drama, Mark Wahlberg may be headed for a new comedy. Variety reports that Wahlberg, who produced and st...

DVDs: A Brawling Mark Wahlberg, a Psychic Matt Damon and a Buddha-like Little Boy

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This movie is a different kind of bad. It's the Saturday night SyFy scare-fest starring a ridiculous creature that's "half shark, half octopus, all killer!" Of course it's awful.

Mark Wahlberg Working On 'The Fighter' Sequel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's amazing what a few Oscar wins will do for you. It took Mark Wahlberg years to get his hit film "The Fighter" to get produced, and now, followi...

POLL: Who Should Have Won Best Picture?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Oscars have come and gone leaving winners in a state of jubilee and nominees in the dust. While The King's Speech was pegged as this year's favor...

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

Christian Bale: Best Supporting Actor!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the battle for Best Supporting Actor, "The Fighter" star Christian Bale came out on top. Bale dropped weight to the point of emaciation to play ...