Sir Ian McKellen shows why he has been nominated for an Academy Award not once, but two times. The actor (Lord of the Rings, King Lear) reads a tire repair manual in dramatic voice ... and, of course, pulls it off -- shades of Peter Sellers performing The Beatles in Shakespearean mode and Richard Dreyfuss giving a dramatic reading of the iTunes End-user license agreement. And, oh, let us not forget Christopher Walken's hilarious reading of Lady Gaga's Poker Face.
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