THE FIGHTER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David O Russell Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo. There have been many great movies about boxers, and what made them great was that they were not so much about the brutal sport itself but about the characters. Some have been based on real life characters (Raging Bull, Somebody Up There Likes Me, The Hurricane, etc), while others have been more emotionally engaging stories about underdogs triumphing against the odds or tragic figures (Million Dollar Baby, The Champ, Rocky, etc). A fine addition to this Continue reading