THE FIGHTER (David O. Russell, 2010)

Thin, repetitious, hectic dysfunctional-family comedy-drama, based on actual lives, many still among the living, hence the upbeat imperative, The Fighter revolves around Lowell, Massachusetts boxer Micky Ward, whose technical knockout against champion Shea Neary won him the world light welterweight title in 2000. More specifically, David O. Russell’s film, largely written by Scott Silver, homes […]