Articles Tagged 'Michael Caine'

Tribeca Talks: Director Series: Christopher Nolan With Bennett Miller – 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ is Coming to a Classroom Near You

It’s one thing to make a sci-fi film that connects with a broad audience, but you know you’ve hit the mark when the science community backs you up. That’s what’s happening with director Christopher Nolan’s time-bending Interstellar. The American Journal of Physics has published an academic paper entitled “Visualizing ‘Interstellar’s Wormhole,” and based on its findings […]

Kevin Bacon (Pic: Jason LaVeris/Getty Images)

VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

Michael Caine in ‘Get Carter’

Michael Caine is Retiring, Sort of…

I guess now is as good a time as any to prepare ourselves for Michael Caine‘s inevitable retreat from front line movie making. And if his most recent interview on the BBC’s Newsnight is anything to go by, he’s been thinking along similar lines. The double Oscar winner (for Hannah and Her Sisters and The […]

Kingsman, The Secret Service

WATCH: Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Michael Caine Star in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Trailer

We all agree that secret agents are sexy, right? There’s something particularly appealing going on with the British spies in the film adaptation of comic creator Mark Millar’s comedic espionage movie Kingsman: The Secret Service, as seen in the recently released trailer. Millar, who wrote the Wanted and Kick-Ass comic books, has a reputation for giving his […]

The Double

WATCH: New Trailer For Richard Ayoade’s ‘The Double’

Last September we brought you the first trailer for The Double, the second feature film to be directed by The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade, starring Jesse Eisenberg from The Social Network. Now, a longer, creepier trailer has been released, in which the full unpleasantness of Jesse’s doppelganger, who is working to unpick his ordered existence, […]

Dame Maggie Smith

Brit Binge Watching: Five Dame Maggie Smith Films Available to View Online

Dame Maggie Smith is currently nominated for her third straight Emmy for her role as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey (available on While many of her famous earlier roles aren’t available for streaming (namely, her Oscar-winning The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and California Suite performances), there’s plenty of her filmography […]


A Brief History of Michael Caine Impressions

Michael Caine’s birthday celebration is past – he turned 80 on March 14 – but we have one last salute to the veteran British actor. In his honor, rather than bore you with our own impression of Sir Michael, we’re going to post several loving and hilarious impressions of him by his talented British acting […]


WATCH: Sir Michael Caine’s Reflections Ahead of 80th Birthday

I’ve had the opportunity to chat to Sir Michael Caine on several occasions in the past few years so, in honor of his 80th birthday on March 14, I’ve revisited some old interviews. Listening back, I’ve found an actor who isn’t stuffy or pretentious. He’s quite down-to-earth and speaks his mind. A very affable man. […]

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