More Praise for Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight

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The praise for Heath Ledger's perfomance in The Dark Knight continues to flow.

One of the late actor's co-stars in the latest Batman movie has gone on record saying he thinks Ledger should be nominated for an Academy Award. 

"I think Heath will surely get a posthumous nomination for an Academy Award," Michael Caine said late last week at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. "He was incredible [and] he was amazing, And I think he will get it. It's an incredible performance, just wonderful."

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Wanna know how I got these scars? My father was....a drinker. And a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn't like that. Not. One. Bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. Turns to me and he says "Why so serious?" Comes at me with the knife,"Why so serious?" He sticks the blade in my mouth. "Lets put a smile on that face!" And..... Why so serious?

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See, I'm a man of simple tastes. I like gunpowder...and dynamite...and gasoline! Do you know what all of these things have in common? They're cheap!

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