Sometimes I just want an actor to take a movie by the fuckin’ balls. I’m thinking of Benicio del Toro in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas or Jack Nicholson in The Shining. Add to that rogue’s gallery of scenery chewers Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood. Just look at this shit:
Apologies for the piracy-o-vision, but still, damn.
I just watched the DVD of this film for which Daniel Day Lewis (I can’t bring myself to just refer to him as “Lewis”) earned a Best Actor Oscar. The disc comes with no commentary, but there’s a period documentary about the oil business in California for all you petroleum history nerds.
And now, ladies and gentlemen, watch this clip of Daniel Day Lewis in 1985’s My Beautiful Laundrette, his first film, in which he provides Vanilla Ice with his future look.