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The Fighter Trailer

Mark Wahlberg's Rocky turn so to speak. The true story of fighter Mickey Ward (Mark Wahlberg) on the road to a World Welterweight title with the assistance of his half-brother Dicky Ecklund (Christian Bale). Christian Bale, always brings dedication to a role - as exhibited by The Machinist - but this is taking it to another level. Hopefully this is the year Bale walks home with Oscar gold. Overall the trailer, like its boxing genre ilk relies on material done before, but I still look forward to this one.

Comments

CastorTroy said…
I will be happy with Bale just getting a freaking Oscar nomination because it's about time!!! The Fighter looks awesome, I'm really looking forward to it. Jeez, I'm going to spend the rest of the year in the movie theater....
ruth said…
I just posted this trailer, too. AMEN about Bale, overdue is an understatement for this guy! And to think he'll back being Bruce Wayne again... amazing!
Danny King said…
Ha, I feel the same why about the upcoming awards season. So many potentially good flicks that are on the radar.
H-Rod said…
I can't help but get excited about this. Bale and Wahlberg together, and this looks like great roles for both of them. I'm with Castor, a lot of the fall/winter line up is getting pretty damn exciting.
H-Rod said…
To see Bale finally get recognized would be brilliant, and it's good to see him taking on a role that is more what got us movie fans to love him in the first place.
blogcabins said…
I'd certainly be on board for a Bale Oscar nod. Frankly, though, this flick looks like paint-by-numbers. The 3 factors that have me interested are 1) Bale, 2) David O. Russell and 3) #2 directing Mark Wahlberg (see, Three Kings and I ♥ Huckabees).

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