Christian Bale

Boxing trainer Dicky Eklund arrives at Spike TV's 5th annual 2011 'Guys Choice' Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2011 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Dicky Eklund, Portrayed In ‘The Fighter,’ Charged With Lowell Assault

Former professional boxer Dicky Eklund, who was portrayed in the Academy Award winning movie “The Fighter,” was arrested following a domestic incident in Lowell.


Actress Melissa Leo accepts the award for Actress in a Supporting Role for 'The Fighter' onstage during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why ‘The Fighter’ Did So Well

By contrast with a lot of the product they put out, “The Fighter” is Hollywood at its best, telling a real story about the real lives of real people.


Best Supporting Actor winner Christian Bale, Best Actress winner Natalie Portman, Best Supporting Actress winner Melissa Leo and Best Actor winner Colin Firth pose together with their Oscars at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo credit MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bale, Leo Wins Oscars For ‘The Fighter’

Supporting actors Christian Bale and Melissa Leo both won Academy Awards for the Lowell-based film “The Fighter.”


Melissa Leo, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams arrive at 'The Fighter' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 6, 2010 in Hollywood. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images)

‘The Fighter’ Nominated For 7 Oscars

The Lowell-based boxing drama “The Fighter” was nominated for seven Academy Awards Tuesday, including best picture.


Christian Bale was awarded for his performance in 'The Fighter.' (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Social Network’, ‘The Fighter’ Win At Golden Globes

Movies shot in Cambridge and Lowell were big winners at the Golden Globes Sunday night.


Toucher and Rich Recap: 7/22/2010

Hour 1: Fred is out because Milo had a fever. Red Sox talk-Buchholz is rusty and no one cares about the Red Sox right now. Football at Fenway- Rich and Wallach talk about the soccer […]


Mel Gibson vs. Christian Bale

Christian Bale and Mel Gibson have a mild disagreement on the phone.


Toucher and Rich Recap: 7/14/2010

Hour 1: Intro-Fred comes back tomorrow, and apparently has a bunch of stories building up.  This is good news for Rich and Wallach, because this is the slowest time of the year for sports. Other […]


The Newest Mel Gibson Tape

Rich, Jon, and D.A. listen to the newest Mel Gibson tape … as Christian Bale and Mel Gibson have a mild disagreement.