The Iron Lady

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2011 | 22 Sep 2011 // 11:56 PM

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.


Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher | 2 Jun 2013 // 6:14 PM

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?


The Reason We Go to Movies: 'The Iron Lady' | 2 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

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

'The Iron Lady' Is Historical Mush | 29 Dec 2011 // 10:00 PM

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


The Olden Globes | 16 Jan 2012 // 3:00 AM

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


Streep sees something of herself in ‘Iron Lady’ Thatcher’s resolve | 9 Feb 2012 // 3:35 AM

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.

In ‘The Iron Lady,’ Streep demonstrates the art of embodying someone else | 13 Jan 2012 // 3:35 AM

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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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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