‘Warrior’ Is ‘A Love Letter’ To MMA Fighters, Says Director

FROM MTV MOVIES: Film fans have never had it so good, given the increasingly massive number of movies released each year. The only problem with that enormous haul is that not all of them are great or memorable, no matter their box-office success. And while 2011 has already brought some great features, we here at MTV News are looking forward to the fall movie season with great anticipation, mostly because studios typically release some of their best projects between the months of September and December.

One of the finest of the fall slate is “Warrior,” a gritty and moving action flick about two brothers who face the fight of their lives in a mixed martial arts tournament. How do we know it’s great? Because we’ve seen it, and during the promotional run for the Friday release, the response among the other usually cynical reporters in attendance was extremely positive.

We caught up with stars Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton and director Gavin O’Connor and asked whether they can feel that positive vibe as well.

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