Gleeson family update: Don’t look now, Domhnall, but you’re no longer the only son of Brendan Gleeson making waves in show biz. In recent years, Brian Gleeson has had roles in films such as the controversial Mother! and alongside Daniel Day-Lewis in Phantom Thread. He can also be seen in the much buzzed-about TV showRead more..
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Daniel Day-Lewis (In the Name of the Father, The Boxer) claims he is retiring, so the Christmas season movie he recently finished filming may be your last chance to see the Oscar winner in a darkened theater. Details are few and far between about the film, the title of which was only recently released. WhatRead more..
Besting Bradley Cooper, Denzel Washington, Hugh Jackman, and Joaquin Phoenix, Daniel Day-Lewis made Oscar history last night when he was awarded his third Academy Award for Actor in a Leading Role. The Lincoln actor first won the Best Actor Oscar in 1990 for his gripping portrayal of the Irish painter and writer Christy Brown, whoRead more..
In the last decade, Daniel Day-Lewis, one of the greatest actors of our time, has made only five films. But when he chooses to play a part he commits to it fully, as his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s latest biopic exemplifies. Between roles? It’s all about his family, he tells Patricia Danaher.Read more..
At the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City in May, two Irish movies quickly sold out: Jim Sheridan’s In America and Aidan Quinn’s Song for a Raggy Boy. Sheridan’s movie, based on his own experience as a recently arrived immigrant to New York, left not a dry eye in the house. Release date isRead more..
Daniel Day-Lewis was among the first wave of volunteers to hit the streets of New York, helping to distribute food and supplies and bolster the spirits of the workers at Ground Zero. Day-Lewis who won an Oscar for My Left Foot in 1989, is the son of the late British Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and is marriedRead more..
Ethnic casting issues in movies. ℘℘℘ Our moviegoing experience would be much diminished if we had never had the chance to see Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, Peter O’Toole as Lawrence of Arabia, Greer Garson as Mrs. Miniver, Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, or Kenneth Branagh as Henry V. We would have been equally impoverishedRead more..
Irish-American heartthrob Mel Gibson is rumored to be “very interested” in Wolfgang Peterson’s newest undertaking. The director of The Perfect Storm has now set his sights on another nautical adventure – the story of Irish-born Sir Ernest Shackleton and the ill-fated Endurance expedition to Antarctica. Another tale of man vs. nature, with another Irish-American hunkRead more..
In a pairing likely to set the big screen on fire, Daniel Day-Lewis is to team up with Martin Scorsese for the director’s upcoming gangster epic, Gangs of New York. The reclusive My Left Foot star, who hasn’t acted in over three years, will join with Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz for the movie, whichRead more..