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Video: Elton John's Movie-Centric SNL, with Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hanks

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens April 3, 2011 at 1:36AM

That's Tom Hanks as Sir Michael Caine in the photo above, in a Saturday Night Live sketch tweaking entertainment figures who have been knighted, with Elton John playing himself. I wasn't looking forward to John as host, but the show was more fun than I expected because, as predictable as he was, he was also surrounded by surprises. Hanks turned up in several sketches, and Jake Gyllenhaal did a deapan cameo next to Andy Samberg as Nicolas Cage.
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That's Tom Hanks as Sir Michael Caine in the photo above, in a Saturday Night Live sketch tweaking entertainment figures who have been knighted, with Elton John playing himself. I wasn't looking forward to John as host, but the show was more fun than I expected because, as predictable as he was, he was also surrounded by surprises. Hanks turned up in several sketches, and Jake Gyllenhaal did a deapan cameo next to Andy Samberg as Nicolas Cage.

Here's a look at the best of last night's SNL:


Here's Gyllenhaal promoting Source Code. Samberg's Cage is fine, but his bald cap needs some work.

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