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Michael Caine on Uproar Over Oscars' Lack of Diversity: 'You Can't Vote for an Actor Because He's Black'
Originally posted 01/22/2016 02:50PM
As the diversity debate embroiling the Academy Awards continues, Michael Caine is the latest star to speak out – and he's not holding back.
Originally posted 12/23/2015 01:15PM
[BRIGHTCOVE "4671930315001"] Fifteen years ago this week, Miss Congeniality opened in theaters, on Dec. 22, 2000. It wasn't one of star Sandra Bullock's Oscar bait roles, nor was it one of her smooshy romantic comedies. No, it's pretty much an out-and-out comedy, with Bullock starring as frumpy, awkward FBI agent Gracie Hart, who goes undercover at a beauty pageant and finds her inner swan. And don't forget that female-led comedies were hard to come by back then and are still pretty rare all these years later.
Will Smith Talks Racism in Hollywood: 'I Live with Constant Prejudice' But 'as Actors, We Have the Ultimate Power'
Originally posted 11/23/2015 06:25PM
Will Smith is an Oscar nominee and a staple on Forbes' annual list of the world's highest-paid actors – but the star says he has still "absolutely" experienced racism throughout his storied Hollywood career.
Originally posted 05/07/2015 09:15AM
Carvey's impressions have long been a vital part of his comedic arsenal, and it's great to watch him bring his talent to bear on Caine's legendary voice and mannerisms.
Originally posted 05/23/2013 01:30PM
Being God is exhausting ... or is it?
During an interview with FOX affiliate Q13 in Seattle, to promote his new movie Now You See Me, Morgan Freeman appeared to be napping on-camera. This left costar Michael Caine to field the questions from anchors Kaci Aitchison and Bill Wixey about the crime thriller, which concerns a group of magicians who use their skills to rob banks.
But after his video went viral Thursday, Freeman provided an explanation for his shut-eye. "I wasn't actually sleeping," he jokingly tells PEOPLE. "I'm a beta tester for Google Eyelids. I was merely updating my Facebook page."
Originally posted 04/02/2013 04:00PM
Isla Fisher is deep into her next role.
On the set of her latest film, Now You See Me, the actress, 37, proved that when it comes to her craft, she's fearless – plunging into a tank of water while bound by chains.
In the film still, crew members look on as Fisher writhes in the indoor water tank in a one-piece bathing suit.
Originally posted 07/19/2012 04:25PM
"You're not Batman anymore," Alfred (Michael Caine) tells his boss. By the looks of hobbled recluse Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) bent over his cane, it's a shock that he ever was.
These are the darkest days in Christopher Nolan's epic trilogy, a morality play that all but restages the French Revolution in its final chapter, as a new villain topples the city. It's an engrossing story with a real sense of peril – as long as you ignore the dangerously gaping plot holes and long running time.
So what makes Batman dig his cape out of mothballs after eight years?
Originally posted 04/01/2009 11:30AM
Sir Michael Caine, who played Batman's faithful butler in The Dark Knight, is thrilled by the late Heath Ledger's Oscar win for playing The Joker, "stunned" by Christian Bale's infamous on-set outburst and – has hopes for another sequel.
"I'm so pleased," the Englishman, 76 – himself a double Oscar winner – tells PEOPLE of the posthumous Academy Award presented Ledger in February. "I thought that it was very important for his family as well. I was a big fan of his from the first time that I met him."
Originally posted 07/11/2008 06:25PM
Heath Ledger's legacy will live on not only in a theatre in his hometown of Perth – but possibly through an Oscar nomination, according to one his Dark Knight costars.
"I think Heath will surely get a posthumous nomination for an Academy Award," Michael Caine said Friday at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, where the legendary actor was honored in a hand and footprint ceremony.
"He was incredible [and] he was amazing,” said Caine, 75. "And I think he will get it. It's an incredible performance, just wonderful."
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