Articles tagged daniel day-lewis

Nine Is Not a 9.0, But It Tops ‘Chicago’

Well-choreographed dance numbers abound. Costumes and lighting take center stage. Audiences even get the giddy entertainment of watching movie stars prove themselves as fine to passable singers.

READ more
How to play at being a villain: Bardem, Ledger reignite media interest in craft of acting

The verdict is nearly unanimous: As the Joker in “The Dark Knight,” Heath Ledger gives a great performance. But what exactly does that mean? As

READ more

7 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

There Will Be Blood

However fictional, Daniel Plainview is like history come to life -- more Frankenstein's monster than wax doll.

READ more

24 Feb 2008 // 3:19 AM

There will be confusion: Deliberately vague films leave critic cold

Walking out of a press screening of Paul Thomas Anderson’s “There Will Be Blood” in early November, I turned to a fellow critic in

READ more
A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

READ more
Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

READ more
To his latest director, Daniel Day-Lewis is ‘the man’

“Maybe it’s presumptuous to say this, but from a director’s point of view he’s the Holy Grail of actors, isn’t he?

READ more

4 Jan 2008 // 12:00 AM

There Will Be Blood

Land, oil, blood. There will be lots of all in Paul Thomas Anderson's stunning new movie.

READ more
Daniel Day-Lewis blazes another trail in ‘There Will Be Blood’

NEW YORK—The conversation has so far been easygoing and amiable. It’s only when the interviewer brings up the subject of shoemaking that his

READ more

30 Oct 2007 // 4:06 AM

Q: It seems that whenever a fantastic movie like “Last of the Mohicans” is shown on TV, the concentration is on Madeleine Stowe. Please have

READ more
The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

They inhabit an ideal world, located, a title helpfully informs you, on an isolated island off the Eastern Coast of the United States, 1986. They coo and cuddle, he coughs ominously, and they seem momentarily content, absorbed in one another. And then comes trouble.

READ more

19 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Gangs of New York (2002)

Daniel Day-Lewis wears a tall stovepipe hat in Martin Scorsese's long-awaited Gangs of New York.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

READ the article