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Margaret Thatcher's Depiction In Pop Culture

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Margaret Thatcher was not just a political titan, she was a cultural icon – skewered by comedians, transformed into a puppet and ...

Celebrities React

Posted 04.08.2013 | Celebrity

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, most commonly known as the Iron Lady, has passed away at age 87. Thatcher, who was Britain's first...

Meryl Streep Comments On Margaret Thatcher's Death

Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

Meryl Streep won Best Actress at the 84th annual Academy Awards for playing Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady." Thatcher passed away on Monday after...

The Best (& Worst) Celebrity Biopic Match-Ups

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Over the years, we've seen many actors and actresses emulate style icons on the big and small screen in celebrity biopics. And while adopting a differ...

The Dangerous Side of the Streep: Spiritual Lessons From Meryl and Margaret

Carol Orsborn | Posted 03.19.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

I would argue that the degree of courage Meryl brings to this role is exactly equivalent to the degree of resistance we have to aging as a whole, not only as expressed by popular culture but in the recesses of each of our own hearts.

Meryl Streep Plays Lip Guess Who On 'Ellen'

Posted 01.13.2012 | Entertainment

When you've been nominated for 16 Academy Awards and nabbed two of them, you've had your fair share of on-screen kisses. When Meryl Streep guested ...

The Iron Lady: The Margaret Thatcher Movie We Don't Need

Laura Flanders | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Laura Flanders

Today, in a new time of budget wars, The Iron Lady's depiction of draconian cuts as feminist guts is chilling. What Thatcher called "harsh medicine" meant one thing for the poor and another for the very powerful then, and it still does.

Movie Review: The Iron Lady

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Phyllida Lloyd's fascinating and even-handed portrait of Thatcher, her reign is recalled by the retired Thatcher, who is slowly loosing her grip on what's real and what's not.

The Iron Lady Director on Criticism: 'Gird Your Loins'

Felice Arenas | Posted 02.25.2012 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

It seems The Iron Lady director Phyllida Lloyd might have taken notes from fellow Brit Margaret Thatcher when it comes to facing her critics.

PHOTOS: Which Superstar Made The Most Amazing Transformation?

Posted 02.16.2012 | Entertainment

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. And because the multi-dimensional, damaged, brilliant and bizarre so often shape the fate our our world, the...

The Iron Lady

Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.03.2012 | Home
Hunter Stuart

Progressives will likely take umbrage with the movie's glorification of Thatcher. But in the end, Thatcher's obstinacy becomes her downfall. No matter how the movie glorifies her rise to power, her fate is the strongest indictment of her character.

Director Defends Meryl Streep From Controversy

www.hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 01.26.2012 | Entertainment

Less than two months ahead of The Iron Lady's U.K. release, Meryl Streep's portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher is generating ...

Meryl Streep's New Film Outrages Friends, Family Of Subject

Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment

Margaret Thatcher is by far one of Britain's most polarizing figures over the last half century, and so it is no surprise that the upcoming film about...

England's Tories Hate Meryl Streep's Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

England's Daily Mail has a stern article up detailing inaccuracies in Meryl Streep's upcoming Margaret Thatcher biopic, which was screened last week f...

PHOTOS: Margaret Thatcher Has Never Looked This Good

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.09.2011 | Style

One doesn't often associate Margaret Thatcher with the phrase "sex appeal." But Harper's Bazaar is paying homage to the former prime minister's wo...

Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher In Role Of A Lifetime

Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment

Nominated 13 times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, more than anyone else in history, Meryl Streep is taking her penchant for standout performa...

Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Cinema chameleon Meryl Streep's latest challenge: becoming the Iron Lady. Pathe Films says the two-time Academy Award winner has expre...