The New England Patriots took a bit of a break on Wednesday night, watching “The Fighter” with Mickey Ward.
People at this year’s Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade got to see Micky Ward and Siobhan Magnus who were the parade’s Grand Marshal and Parade Queen respectively.
“The Fighter” took home some big prizes, but the day after the show much of the buzz surrounding the film’s Best Supporting Actress win was around Melissa Leo’s acceptance speech.
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.
Supporting actors Christian Bale and Melissa Leo both won Academy Awards for the Lowell-based film “The Fighter.”
“Irish” Mickey Ward will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night when the Bruins take on the Detroit Red Wings, the team announced Thursday.
The Lowell-based boxing drama “The Fighter” was nominated for seven Academy Awards Tuesday, including best picture.
Movies shot in Cambridge and Lowell were big winners at the Golden Globes Sunday night.
Micky Ward’s story is now on the big screen in “The Fighter,” but he is also working on another legacy.
The Lowell-based boxing saga “The Fighter,” and the Facebook chronicle “The Social Network” were nominated for six Golden Globes each Tuesday.