Christopher Plummer

  • Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock to present Oscars February 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actresses Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, who have won Oscars in the past, will present this year's Academy Awards on February 24. Berry won the award for her performance in 'Monster's Ball' (2001), Bullock for 'The Blind Side' (2009), Kidman for 'The Hours' (2002)...
  • 'Once' crowned best musical at the Tony Awards June 11, 2012

    New York: The bittersweet musical 'Once' captured the hearts of Tony Award voters on Sunday night, winning eight trophies and earning bragging rights as the top musical on Broadway, even as most shows came away with at least something to crow about. "It's just amazing," said Cristin Milioti, the female lead...
  • Oscars: Onstage speech for Supporting actor February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Speech by Christopher Plummer for ‘Beginners’. You're only two years older than me darling, where have you been all my life? I have a confession to make, when I first emerged from my mother's womb, I was already rehearsing my Academy thank you speech. But it was so long...
  • Plummer wins Oscars for the supporting actor February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Christopher Plummer became the oldest acting winner ever at the Academy Awards for his supporting performance in 'Beginners,' while veteran bit player Octavia Spencer earned the supporting-actress prize Sunday for her breakout role in 'The Help.' The 82-year-old Plummer won for his role as an elderly widower who comes...
  • Oscars: 'Artist' wins best picture, director, actor February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Academy Awards voters have spoken up for 'The Artist,' the first silent film to triumph at Hollywood's highest honors since the original Oscar ceremony 83 years ago. The black-and-white comic melodrama took four prizes on Monday, including best picture, actor for Jean Dujardin and director for Michel Hazanavicius. Not...
  • "Sound of Music" reunion for first time in 45 years October 29, 2010

    Los Angeles: Liesl admitted she had a crush on Christopher Plummer's Captain von Trapp, and Plummer said he dubbed "The Sound of Music," "The Sound of Mucus," as the entire von Trapp family cast reunited for the first time in 45 years. In a broadcast of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on...
  • Masand's movie review: Up is a visual extravaganza September 19, 2009

    Cast: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo Direction: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson The new Pixar offering Up, released both in 3D and 2D, blends inventive animation with old-fashioned values to deliver a dazzling and exhilarating family adventure that is impossible not to love. The film's hero, Carl Fredricksen,...
  • Masand's Movie Review: 9 is visually stunning September 12, 2009

    Cast: Eljiah Wood, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Connelly, John C Reilly, Martin Landau Director: Shane Acker Animation film 9, directed by Shane Acker, is a bleak apocalyptic tale in which a ragtag group of doll-like creatures appear to be the only survivors on a ruined landscape that's obliterated of humans. These creatures...