Claire Danes

  • Biopics Create Strange Celebrity for Real-Life Heroes

    Posted Feb 24th 2011 at 04:00 PM by Maggie Coughlan

    The success of films like 'The Fighter,' 'Temple Grandin' and 'Conviction' is due in part to their showcasing the triumph of the human spirit. But when these true stories are exemplified on the silver screen, the power of the cinema can turn real-life heroes into a strange celebrity of their own. When Dicky Eklund surprised Christian Bale on stage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, a familiar s...

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