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Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun: Daniel Day-Lewis

February 9, 2016

Great actors are one in a million. They choose their films with diligence, throw themselves into the role they are playing, and deliver breathtaking performances. Double, and sometimes even triple, features are a welcome treat with these actors in starring roles. This month, HDNET MOVIES shines the spotlight on (one such actor) Daniel Day-Lewis, and brings viewers a double dose of his award-winning performances featuring the network premieres of There Will Be Blood (2007) and In The Name of the Father (1993).

'There Will Be Blood' on HDNET MOVIES
Daniel Day-Lewis in “There Will Be Blood”

Here are a few other perfectly paired movies starring Daniel Day-Lewis:

The Brit Pack Days:

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) / My Left Foot (1989)

Historical Features:

The Last of the Mohicans (1992) / Lincoln (2012)

Based in New York:

The Age of Innocence (1993) / Gangs of New York (2002)

'Gangs of New York' on HDNET MOVIES
Daniel Day-Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio in “Gangs of New York”

The Daniel Day-Lewis Double airs Tuesday February 9th on HDNET MOVIES and features the network premieres of:

In the Name of the Father – 5:40/4:40c

True story of a man determined to prove his innocence and free his falsely imprisoned father. Nominated for seven Academy Awards® and winner of the Golden Berlin Bear.

There Will Be Blood – 8/7c

Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar® for his performance in this epic tale of family, wealth, religion, and madness set during Southern California’s oil boom at the turn of the 20th century.

Watching from the west coast? The double feature will be repeated following the premieres:

In the Name of the Father – 10:40/9:40c

There Will Be Blood – 12:55/11:55c