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The Iron Lady


Thursday, September 22 2011

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2011

If we are to believe history, the majority of this year's Best Picture Nominees will come from among this eclectic list, featuring two films from the great Steven Spielberg.


Sunday, June 2 2013

Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?


Wednesday, May 2 2012

The Reason We Go to Movies: 'The Iron Lady'

Meryl Streep is her usual majestic self, but have all her movies turned into mere shrines to her brilliance?

Thursday, December 29 2011

'The Iron Lady' Is Historical Mush

Meryl Streep’s performance as Margaret Thatcher is well honed, but it can’t save this doddering, amateurish spectacle.


Monday, January 16 2012

The Olden Globes

Once again, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press have spoken - and confused the awards season conversation all over again.


Thursday, February 9 2012

Streep sees something of herself in ‘Iron Lady’ Thatcher’s resolve

NEW YORK — At night after she finished the day’s shooting of “The Iron Lady” in London, Meryl Streep would undergo a kind of ritual.

Friday, January 13 2012

In ‘The Iron Lady,’ Streep demonstrates the art of embodying someone else

PHILADELPHIA — In “The Iron Lady,” Meryl Streep IS Margaret Thatcher. Not only does the actress — renowned for her command of accents — get the combative cadences

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