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Old 01-25-2013, 08:30 PM   #15
Bill C84
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Default Re: The Fighter -- network premiere

Originally Posted by dftaylor View Post
Ward's story just isn't that interesting and Wahlberg plays him as if he's an earnest, slightly dull simpleton who can't take responsibility.

If it wasn't for Bale, it would be utterly turgid.
Mickey Ward was a bit of an odd choice, there are so many other boxers that have better story's and greater appeal.

Bale is brilliant in which ever role he plays, I struggle to think of a film I have seen of his in which he isn't, The Machinist is particularly good.
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