I was driving back home from school when the song “I started a joke” by the Bee Gees started playing on the radio. I was very surprised to hear such an old and epic song like that one on the radio, but the first thing that popped in my mind was: a scene from the movie “The Fighter” starring Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg.
Every movie fan knows how good the movie “The Fighter” is, and there is one scene that I thought it was brilliant. The movie is about two brothers that fight professionally and the older brother Micky Ward, played by Christian Bale, is a crack addict. As soon as Micky leaves the crack house in the movie, his mother, played by Melissa Leo, is waiting for him outside.
The scene starts the moment he gets in the car and his mother is crying. Micky looks at his mother and starts singing the song “I started a joke” by the Bee Gees, and both of them look at each other and sing together.
I was so impressed by this scene because it was brilliant writing and acting. The lyrics of the song have everything to do with the situation and an emotional meaning for the movie.
Christian Bale won Best Supporting Actor for the Academy Awards and this scene definitely helped him win the award.
Click here to watch the scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya7fHKVObSo
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