Serious Make-Believe

Thanks to Richard Corliss for writing the article on Daniel Day-Lewis ((CINEMA, March 21)). It is one of life's great pleasures to see anything done well -- be it brilliant acting from someone working at the top of his form or a celebrity profile as graceful, elegant and intelligent as its subject.

Mary Long and Bernice Renkawek

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

My first introduction to Day-Lewis was his portrayal of the crippled Irishman in the movie My Left Foot. I naively thought the director was lucky to have found a physically challenged individual with such fine acting ability. I have since been amazed...

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