Articles Tagged 'The Iron Lady'

Nominations: Could This Be Gary Oldman’s Year At The Oscars?

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards have just been announced, and while it is true that the strict anglophiles among us will struggle to claim another British takeover of Hollywood this year, there is one man who should be feeling pretty pleased with himself right now. Gary Oldman has been nominated in the Lead […]

Interview: Abi Morgan on the Next Miniseries of ‘The Hour’

With the BBC America’s 1950s-set newsroom drama The Hour basking in the glory of its three Golden Globe nominations, screenwriter Abi Morgan has been giving some details of what might be in the new miniseries. “We’re coming back in 1957 when the space and arms race is at its peak — and looking at the […]

BAFTA Film Awards Longlist Revealed – Snape’s Up For An Award!

The longlist for the British Academy Film Awards is out, in preparation for the ceremony on February 12, and as you’d expect, a lot of Anglophenia-friendly films have been nominated. Harry Potter, Tinker Tailor and The Iron Lady, to name but three. Over in the actor’s corner, the most interesting nomination has to be for […]

Meryl Streep Nails a British Accent…Again

Meryl Streep has been earning raves for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, which opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend and arrives on British screens this Friday (Jan. 6). Her accent, by all accounts, is spot-on. “Her performance is astonishing and all but flawless; a […]

Meryl Streep on Getting Margaret Thatcher Right

Meryl Streep’s long-awaited screen portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady arrives in U.S. cinemas Friday (Dec. 30) amid widespread predictions that it will bring the veteran American actress her 17th Oscar nomination. Advance reviews of Streep’s performance have been almost universally positive, with critics praising her for the accuracy […]

Streep, Hathaway Face Scrutiny over On-screen British Accents

Meryl Streep may be the acknowledged Queen of Accents, but even she could come in for criticism when she starts mouthing off as former three-term British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, a biopic opening December 16. Any filmgoer with fingers nimble enough to Google past video clips featuring the real Mrs. Thatcher […]

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WATCH: ‘The Iron Lady’ Teaser, Starring Meryl Streep

The Guardian has a sneak peek at The Iron Lady, which sees Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep in the role of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. In the clip below, watch as Streep’s character rebuffs two Conservative politicians’ (played by Roger Allam and Nicholas Farrell) suggestion to ditch her signature pearls. Watch out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im2UvBs_gfs&feature=player_embedded […]

More Snaps of Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher Revealed

Is Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher a superhero? (The new film about her is called The Iron Lady after all.) Fans may be eagerly consuming each new photo or magazine cover of Andrew Garfield‘s Spidey or Henry Cavill‘s Superman, but Meryl Streep‘s transformation into the controversial 1980s figure is drawing equal interest, impressive for […]

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