Phantom Thread – Daniel Day-Lewis says it’s his last film

DANIEL DAY LEWIS’ LAST MOVIE A trailer and poster to launch the new working week come from PHANTOM THREAD, Daniel Day Lewis‘ final movie (at least he says so) which should walk into cinemas next February in UK, December in USA, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.   PHANTOM THREAD is set in 1950s postwar London and follows Woodcock (Daniel Day Lewis), who with his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) is at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, débutantes and dames. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until … Read more

Daniel Day-Lewis Quits Acting

Shocker! Daniel Day-Lewis Quits Acting (EXCLUSIVE) Brent Lang Senior Film and Media Editor @BrentALang Variety REX/Shutterstock June 20, 2017 | 12:20PM PT Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis, widely considered one of the preeminent actors of his generation, is retiring from acting, Variety has learned. The 60-year-old star, who has played presidents, writers, and gang leaders in a career that has spanned four decades, has one final film awaiting release, an untitled drama set in the world of high fashion. It is scheduled to hit theaters on December 25, 2017 and reunites him with Paul Thomas Anderson, who directed Day-Lewis to … Read more

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Synopsis by Lucia BozzolaIn Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Edith Wharton’s 1920 novel, romance between an upper-class gentleman and an ostracized lady is doomed by 19th century New York society. Shortly after his engagement to blandly genteel May Welland (Winona Ryder), Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis) is reacquainted with May’s scandalous cousin Ellen Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer). As the head of an esteemed family, Archer initially uses his standing to try to rehabilitate Ellen’s reputation, but he finds himself increasingly drawn to her disregard for the codes of New York manners. Bound by ingrained society mores and his peers’ insinuations, Newland tries to … Read more

Age of Innocence * 1993

Society scion Newland Archer (Daniel Day-Lewis) is engaged to May Welland (Winona Ryder), but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May’s unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska (Michelle Pfeiffer). At first, Newland becomes a defender of the Countess, whose separation from her abusive husband makes her a social outcast in the restrictive high society of late-19th Century New York, but he finds in her a companion spirit and they fall in love. ( Written by Marg Baskin IMDB)   Based on an Edith Wharton novel Directed by Martin Scorsese Won 1994 Oscar for Costume Design credit to Enchanted Serenity