Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams & Melissa Leo
Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
Directed by David O. Russell

The true story of Micky Ward, a stuggling boxer, and his explosive relationships with his drug addict brother and over-controlling mother.

Heavyweight actors
pack the proverbial punch,
and you’ll be knocked out.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Fighter is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/15/11.
It was the winner of the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale) and Best Supporting Actress (Melissa Leo), 2010. It was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (David O. Russell), Best Editing, Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams), and Best Original Screenplay.