The Boxer (Literally) Left Its Mark On Daniel Day-Lewis

Few actors command the screen with the gravity of Daniel Day-Lewis, the man who has crafted characters as indelible as Bill the Butcher in “Gangs of New York” (where his legendary method process led to illness) and Reynolds Woodcock in “Phantom Thread.” His physical and vocal transformations for movie performances are well-known, so much so that he’s practically synonymous with the idea of method acting, or at least the popular conception of it.

With every movie he chose up until his 2017 retirement, you could be confident that his performance would be definitive, foundational to the movie in question and likely to net him numerous…The post The Boxer (Literally) Left Its Mark on Daniel Day-Lewis appeared first on /Film.

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