Meryl Streep

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  • I see what you did there, Iron Lady marketing campaign

    Movie News | Ali | 12th January 2012

    New posters for The Iron Lady's US release come pre-vandalised, meaning all the radical anti-Thatcher protestors roaming the streets in America have been rendered null and void. VOID I say!

  • The Iron Lady

    Movie Review | Ali | 7th January 2012

    The Iron Lady – from the creative team who brought you Mamma Mia! – is a curious beast; part political bio, part character study, it takes huge liberties in dissecting the professional and personal life of Lady Thatcher, yet fundamentally refuses to pass judgement on any of her policies. The aim was clearly to focus on Maggie the person, not Maggie the larger than life figurehead, but I'm not sure I really see the point of making a biopic on the country's most infamous Prime Minister while never actually bothering with any of her politics. You might as well make a movie on how Fred West was such a talented gardener.

  • And the Oscar for Best Performance By Meryl Streep goes to...

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 7th July 2011

    Meryl Streep, for The Iron Lady! I KNOW, RIGHT? Here's the first trailer, in which Streep's Maggie Thatcher insists on a pearl necklace. You know what I'm talking about, fellas. (*wink*) That's right: jewellery.