Gargantuan doesn’t even begin to describe a Daniel Day-Lewis performance. One of the greatest living actors, if not the greatest, he towers over other actors of his generation with a surreal dedication to his roles. Known as a definitive method actor, he stays in character from the time a movie starts shooting until the time it finishes production. This practice has won him 2 Oscars out of four nominations. He only does a project when he can truly commit himself to the grueling experience he goes through to prepare, which is why we don’t see him every year. When we do though, it’s one goddamn hell of a show.