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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.

02/28/2011

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.”

02/28/2011

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.

01/25/2011

Christian Bale poses with his award for Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for 'The Fighter' in the press room at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (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.

01/17/2011

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 […]

07/22/2010

Mel Gibson vs. Christian Bale

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

07/15/2010

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 […]

07/14/2010

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.

07/14/2010

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