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.
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Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...
Melissa Leo is, without question, an unrecognizable wonder as Alice Ward in The Fighter - a teased and acid-washed Lowell, Mass. version of the Sparta...
David O. Russell is on the phone, eager to talk about The Fighter, a movie whose unexpected dash to the top is not all that dissimilar from the story it tells.
I'm not a boxing fan, but when it's part of a good story my heart races. That's how I felt encountering Rocky many years ago, and the experience was matched at a screening of The Fighter.
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