The Fighter

In her new movie, "Novitiate," the Oscar winner plays a strict nun. We talked to her about religion, those infamous "Consider" ads and being a gay icon.
It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."
Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy, two of the three credited screenwriters on the 2010 Best Picture nominee "The Fighter," will adapt an upcoming book on the Boston Marathon bombings for the big screen. Called "Boston Strong," the non-fiction account of the terrorist attack is set for release sometime next year. Casey Sherman and Boston Herald reporter Dave Wedge will write "Boston Strong."