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Career Watch: Will Soderbergh's ‘The Knick’ Cure Clive Owen's Slump? (ABC VIDEO)

For those of you who need the fix of seeing a major movie star class up the joint on pay cable, look no further than Clive Owen as Dr. John Thackery in “The Knick.” The not-for-the-squeamish medical drama, which takes place in the rotten-with-germs Big Apple of the early 20th century and is directed by Steven Soderbergh, premieres on Cinemax August 8.
  • By Susan Wloszczyna
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  • August 4, 2014 2:37 PM
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Director Paolo Sorrentino Lines Up Hollywood Cast for 'Great Beauty' Follow-Up 'Youth,' Set for Cannes Market

Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel and Paul Dano will join the previously-cast Michael Caine in this already-anticipated new drama from Oscar-winning "Great Beauty" director Paolo Sorrentino.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 5, 2014 11:41 AM
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WATCH: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Skewer 'The Dark Knight Rises' and Give Us More Michael Caine

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's Michael Caine bonanza from Michael Winterbottom's 2010 series-turned-feature "The Trip" is now the stuff of impression legend. With the sequel, "The Trip to Italy," arriving in theaters soon, the second season of the series is also unspooling; watch a clip below from Episode One where Coogan and Brydon do Caine as butler Alfred -- and then mimic the whole unintelligible "Dark Knight Rises" family, including Christian Bale as Batman and Tom Hardy as Bane.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 24, 2014 1:11 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Neil Marshall on Shocking and Stylish 'Get Carter,' Starring Michael Caine

Hardboiled! kicks off this week at Trailers from Hell, with filmmaker Neil Marshall introducing "Get Carter."
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  • February 17, 2014 12:14 PM
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OBIT: Bryan Forbes

Bryan Forbes -- who passed away Wednesday at age 86 after a lengthy illness -- boasted a resume that included such widely admired films as "The Wrong Box," "King Rat," "Whistle Down the Wind," "Seance on a Wet Afternoon" and "The Whisperers," and one truly bizarre concoction, the kinky crime drama "Deadfall" (starring Michael Caine as a cat burglar who falls for his older partner's very alluring wife), which isn't often discussed in polite company.
  • By Joe Leydon
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  • May 9, 2013 1:45 PM
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