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Cameron Criticises The Iron Lady Storyline

British Prime Minister David Cameron has criticised the makers of new movie The Iron Lady for portraying Margaret Thatcher as a vulnerable old woman, insisting they should have focused more on her "amazing" leadership.Meryl Streep...

Margaret Thatcher Snubbed The Iron Lady Screening

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher refused to view an early screening of Meryl Streep's portrayal of her in The Iron Lady after snubbing director Phyllida Lloyd's personal invitation.The Hollywood actress tackles the part of...

Meryl Streep Tapped Into College Memories To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep tapped into her memories of life as an outcast at an all-men's college to portray former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.The Devil Wears Prada star received her Bachelor of Arts degree in drama...

Thatcher Family Turns Down 'Iron Lady' Premiere Invite

'The Iron Lady' seems to be gaining a mainly positive response, though it has garnered criticism in some quarters for Meryl Streep 's depiction of former UK Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher in her later years...

Meryl Streep Heads To Margaret Thatcher's Stomping Ground For Premiere

The Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is preparing to walk the red carpet tonight (January 4th, 2012) for the highly-anticipated London premiere of The Iron Lady, in which she portrays the notorious former Prime Minister Margaret...

Meryl Streep Wins Lifetime Achievement To Strengthen Oscar Chances

Meryl Streep is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Berlinale Film Festival, according to a report from The Guardian. The festival organisers plan to present Streep with the Honorary Golden Bear award...

Meryl Streep To Receive Golden Bear

Meryl Streep is to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin Film Festival. The actress is highly-tipped for Oscar-success following her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron...

Meryl Streep To Receive Prestigious 'Golden Bear'

Meryl Streep is set to receive an honorary Golden Bear award next month. The Oscar-winning actress will be presented with the accolade on February 14 at the Berlin Film Festival in recognition of her career,...

Meryl Streep Needed Solitude To Play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep shut herself away in her house for a week in order to prepare for playing Margaret Thatcher.Although director Phyllida Lloyd had initially planned for the Academy Award winning actress to have two weeks...

Movie Reviews The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep is receiving high praise for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady ; the movie itself, not so much. Consider the closing paragraph of Betsy Sharkey's review...

M I Expected To Cruise To Another Box Office Win

With no new films opening wide this weekend, Mission Impossible -- Ghost Protocol should have no difficulty climbing to the top of the box office again over the New Year's weekend, according to box office...

Meryl Streep Had Second Thoughts About Thatcher Role

Meryl Streep suffered a severe crisis of confidence on the set of new movie The Iron Lady after spending just seven days preparing for her role as Margaret Thatcher.The Oscar-winning actress stepped into the shoes...

Meryl Streep 'Looking For Thatcher Project'

Meryl Streep had been looking to take on a project like 'The Iron Lady' for "a long time".The Oscar-winning actress - who portrays infamous British political leader Margaret Thatcher in the upcoming movie - was...

Richard E. Grant's Iron Lady Hair Blasted

Richard E. Grant's character in 'The Iron Lady' has been blasted because he hasn't got the right hair.The actor plays Lord Michael Heseltine, but the British politician has criticised the film because he is portrayed...

Margaret Thatcher Left 'Indelible Impression' On Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep was thrilled when she was asked to play former British leader Margaret Thatcher because the Prime Minister left an "indelible impression" on her at a lecture.Streep has been criticised for taking on the...

Meryl Streep's Thatcher Interest

Meryl Streep was "more interested" in portraying Margaret Thatcher due to the hatred people have for her. The Oscar-winning actress - who portrays the British political leader in upcoming movie 'The Iron Lady' - was...

Meryl Streep's Daughters Looking Just As Beautiful As Their Mum At London's 'Iron Lady' Premiere

Meryl Streep was joined by her three daughters at the recent London premiere for her latest role in 'The Iron Lady,' and from the pictures it seems like they've all inherited their mother's good looks....

Meryl Streep Nearly Quit At 40

Meryl Streep considered quitting acting when she turned 40. The 62-year-old actress was horrified when she was offered the role of a witch three times over 20 years ago and admitted it made her realise...

Richard E. Grant's Wig Woes

Richard E. Grant was forced to dye his hair blonde for his part in 'The Iron Lady'. The esteemed actor plays the role of government minister Michael Heseltine in the forthcoming biopic about Margaret Thatcher...

Meryl Streep's Iron Lady Pain

Meryl Streep found filming 'The Iron Lady' "very painful".The 62-yewar-old actress portrays former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the movie and because it was shot on such a tight budget, the long days of...

Meryl Streep: I Couldn't Leave Thatcher Behind

Meryl Streep "carried" the role of Margaret Thatcher with her for some time.The Oscar-winning actress - who portrays the British political leader in upcoming movie 'The Iron Lady' - admitted she found it difficult to...

Meryl Streep Wanted To Capture Thatcher 'Venom'

Meryl Streep wanted to capture the "special venom" people have towards Margaret Thatcher. The Oscar-winning actress portrays the British prime minister in forthcoming movie 'The Iron Lady', and she admits she was drawn to the...

Obama Reveals Meryl Streep Crush At Kennedy Center Honors

President Barack Obama was prepared to risk the wrath of wife and First Lady Michelle at the Kennedy Centre Honours - by admitting he had a crush on one of the recipients, actress Meryl Streep....

Meryl Streep Turns Up At Couple's Wedding Day Dressed As Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep made an English couple's wedding day all the more special by applauding the newlyweds while dressed as former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.Freya and Graham MCAnally had booked to have their nuptials at...

Meryl Streep Treats Top Politicians To The Iron Lady Preview

Meryl Streep gave top U.S. politicians a sneak peek at her Margaret Thatcher biopic in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night (29Nov11).Just hours after she was honoured with the New York Film Critics Awards Best Actress...

Meryl Streep Stunned By Margaret Thatcher's Passion During Lecture

Meryl Streep got the chance to study former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at close quarters a decade before playing her, and was stunned by her passion for politics.Streep is wowing critics in early screenings...

Streep's Heartache Called Time On Thatcher Preparation

Meryl Streep was left with only a week to prepare to play former British leader Margaret Thatcher on the big screen after her husband was hospitalised and her best friend passed away.The legendary actress was...

Meryl Streep 'Donated Margaret Thatcher Fee To Charity'

Meryl Streep was so determined to make a movie about Margaret Thatcher, she slashed her fee and donated the rest to charity, according to a U.S. report.The Hollywood veteran plays the former British prime minister...

Amy Winehouse: The Film

Amy Winehouse's life looks set to be made into a film. A number of Hollywood producers are thinking about buying the screen rights to the book 'Saving Amy' about the late 'Rehab' hitmaker - who...

Meryl Streep's Thatcher Hailed By British Critics

Any worries about whether the British moviegoing public would accept an American actress, Meryl Streep, playing former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were laid to rest today (Tuesday) as the first U.K. comments about The Iron...

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