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Meryl Streep Defends The Iron Lady After David Cameron's Criticism

Meryl Streep has hit back at British Prime Minister David Cameron after he criticised her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher as a vulnerable elderly woman in The Iron Lady, insisting his comments were in poor taste.Cameron...

Meryl Streep's Anonymity Love

Meryl Streep was "fizzing with excitement" while filming scenes for 'The Iron Lady'. The Hollywood veteran stars as Margaret Thatcher in the new biopic, which required her to use a lot of make-up and prosthetics...

The Iron Lady Opens To Mixed Reviews Despite Meryl Streep Performance

With 'The Iron Lady' due out on worldwide release tomorrow, January 6th 2012, it seems that the critics have two very different views of the leading actress Meryl Streep's performance and that of the film...

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 Wants Iron Lady To Inspire

Meryl Streep hopes her new film 'The Iron Lady' will inspire more movies with older actresses in the lead role.The 62-year-old screen legend portrays the former British Prime Minister in the political drama and she...

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...

Meryl Streep's Career To Be Feted At Berlin Film Festival

Meryl Streep will be handed a special award in recognition of her stellar movie career at the Berlin Film Festival next month (Feb12).The star is tipped to be in for an unprecedented 17th Oscar nomination...

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...

Stars Pose In Special Hat For Winslet's Autism Charity

Stars including George Clooney, Ben Stiller and Meryl Streep have all posed for photos wearing a "magical" hat for a special book to raise funds for Kate Winslet's autism charity.The Titanic actress is releasing the...

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...

Meryl Streep Sinks $1 Million Into National Women's History Museum

Actress Meryl Streep has become a fervent campaigner for a new National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. after donating $1 million (£625,000) to the project.The museum still has to find a permanent home and...

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 Sad About 'Indistinguishable' Roles For Young Stars

Veteran star Meryl Streep feels sorry for young actresses hunting for work in Hollywood, as female roles are so similar and often "indistinguishable".The 62 year old has enjoyed a successful and lengthy career with varied...

Rooney Mara Becomes The Hottest Heroine In Hollywood

Rooney Mara is the undoubted star of David Fincher's remake of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', so much so, that she had seen her odds of winning Best Actress at the 2012 Academy Awards...

Meryl Streep Forgets Her Lines

Meryl Streep often forgets her lines.The 62-year-old actress admits her younger co-stars often feel intimidated when they first meet her but they soon relax when they realise she is just as prone to making mistakes...

Meryl Streep To Publish Unused Oscars Speeches

Meryl Streep is planning a book of her unused Oscars speeches.The 62-year-old actress has been nominated for Academy Awards 16 times in her career, but won just twice - in 1979 for Best Supporting Actress...

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....

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