violentsalvation: "It's all bulls***, completely preposterous," Caine told The Mirror."I did some interviews over in Germany for a new film and I can only assume someone has twisted my words or got the wrong end of the stick."I haven't seen Sean for a couple of years, but my wife and I spoke to him on the phone on his birthday this week and he was very well."He was fine, in complete control of his senses and his usual self."This stuff about Alzheimer's is just nonsense. I have no idea where they are getting it from."
YoOjo: As with everything else, my opinion on this is completely pointless and of no consequence to anyone else, so I will not be posting it.
dletter: The biggest thing out of the article for me was the realization that he hasn't made a movie in 10 years.
bdub77: dletter: The biggest thing out of the article for me was the realization that he hasn't made a movie in 10 years.He's 83 years old. A lot of old people stop working. Also it's not like he was making great movies.
enderthexenocide: if it's true, he isn't the first actor to suffer from alzheimers. if i remember correctly, both charles bronson and peter falk suffered from it at the end of their lives. a terrible way for someone to go, especially someone in the public eye.
Your_Huckleberry: Rita Heyward
Flash_NYC: Also, Alzheimer's is a terrible disease that detroys long-term and short term memory.
T.rex: Anytime i hear of a celebrity voluntarily retiring from the biz, i get the gist that they know they are losing it, and want to do it out of the public eye.I remember Johnny Carson was reportedly a mental blank slate not too long after quitting the Tonite Show.And the fact that Connery didn't do Indiana Jones IV, even for a short cameo, is pretty telling.
T.rex: [400x217 from http://4.bp.blogspot.com/__jFgOqdirRY/TEisk0TacuI/AAAAAAAADDo/2XKCbFUh EvQ/s400/the.man.who.would.be.king.jpg image 400x217] What Michael Cain thinking Sean Connery has lost his senses might look like.
zipdog: The bad news is that Sean Connery has lost memory about his career. The good news is that Zardoz was part of that memory loss.
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