03/05/2006 10:00 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Oscar Watch: Michael Caine on Jon Stewart

Sitting next to Michael Caine at the dinner, I ask him to evaluate Jon Stewart as an actor: "He comes from left field," Caine tells me. "He is more intelligent than you are but he doesn't make you feel that. Because you are laughing together. He doesn't make a point of it. He makes a laugh of it."