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We rate the films of Daniel Day-Lewis! We start with his certified fresh films and he might be the actor with the most proportional versus his overall film reasons. That’s because Day-Lewis has always had a strong and selective career, beginning with appearances in Gandhi and The premium. By 1985 he was a leading man in seminal gay comedy/drama My beautiful washette. In the 1990s he was established as a generational talent with a Best Ascar win in Actor in the Swinging my left foota nomination for In the name of the fatherand leading roles at Martin Scorsese’s The age of innocence and Michael Mann’s The last of the Mohicans.
Day-Lewis famously trained as a shoemaker in Italy for years before being lured back into film by Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio Criminal Organizations of New York. His methodical acting style became the stuff of legend, including staying in character off camera and donning era-appropriate attire. Day-Lewis excels in this total colonization of roles, resulting in consistent Oscar nominations for his years of the years, including winning for It will be blood and Lincoln. Day-Lewis has long claimed his retirement from acting is imminent and has been well done following his final film role in 2017’s PT Anderson phantom thread. —Alex vo
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Critics consensus: No doubt most will my left foot For Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance, but the film’s refusal to go downstairs will keep it in viewers afterward.
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Critics consensus: My beautiful washette is fast and everywhere because it has so much to say and show, including a highly watchable, fresh-faced Daniel Day-Lewis.
Adjusted score: 96552%
Critics consensus: Passionately and meticulously observed, In the name of the father Mines stirring drama from a factual miscarriage of justice, backed by searing performances and director Jim Sheridan’s humanistic focus.
Adjusted score: 95302%
Critics consensus: The last of the Mohicans is a breathless romantic adventure that plays loose with the story – and comes out with a richer action movie in return.
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Critics consensus: phantom threadThe finely woven narrative is filled with humor, heady romantic suspense and another impressively committed feat from Daniel Day-Lewis.
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Critics consensus: Widely hailed as a masterpiece, this sparse and sprawling epic about the underhand “heroes” of capitalism features incredible performances from leads Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano and is director Paul Thomas Anderson’s finest work to date.
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Critics consensus: Daniel Day-Lewis characteristically delivers in this witty, dignified portrait that immerses audiences in his world and entertains, even as it informs.
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Critics consensus: Director Richard Attenborough is generally personable and secure, but it’s Ben Kingsley’s magnetic performance that acts as the fulcrum for this sprawling, drawn-out biopic.
Adjusted score: 90332%
Critics consensus: Equal measures romantic and wistful, Martin Scorsese’s elegant adaptation of The age of innocence is a triumphant exercise in both stylistic and thematic restraint.
Adjusted score: 83315%
Critics consensus: The boxer is a standard drama that packs a real emotional wallop thanks to the highly crafted central performances.
Adjusted score: 78688%
Critics consensus: Though the sprawling, chaotic gangs of New York are flawed, she’s redeemed by stunning production design and the electrifying performance of Day-Lewis.
Adjusted score: 102050%
Critics consensus: The EM Foster novel’s hard edges may have worn off, but what we get A room with a view is a superbly entertaining comedy with an intellectual approach to love.
Adjusted score: 85907%
Critics consensus: exploring sexual mores in the context of social upheaval in real life, The unbearable lightness of being Artfully mixes the political and the erotic.
Adjusted score: 71748%
Critics consensus: This fixed adaptation of The Crucible Duty makes Arthur Miller’s iconic onscreen landmark with handsome production design and robust performances, if not the political fury and thematic depth that earned the drama its reputation.
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Critics consensus: Heavy on the symbolism and overly contrived.
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Critics consensus: It has a game, handsome cast led by the ever-rewarding Daniel Day-Lewis, but Rob Marshalls Nine is messy and strangely distant.