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Meryl Streep: The Giver of Fantastic Performances

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Celebrity
Prasanna Ranganathan

A genius at both comedy and drama, Meryl Streep as an actress is an "intuitive investigator" of the human condition: insightful, powerful, and awe-inspiringly versatile. Here I present my five favorite Meryl Streep performances, in no particular order.

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...

The Iron Lady

Iain Johnstone | Posted 03.10.2012 | Entertainment
Iain Johnstone

It has been known in Westminster and media circles for the the past nine years that Mrs. T was battling with dementia. But the British press chose not to intrude on her private life. So why would the British film industry choose to enter territory where Fleet Street feared to tread? The truth is: they didn't set out to.

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: Meryl's Gorgeous Daughters

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.23.2011 | Style

Last night's premiere of Meryl Streep's Margaret Thatcher film "The Iron Lady" drew celebs like Anne Hathaway, Olivia Wilde, Coco Rocha and Zac Posen....

Meryl Streep Covers Vogue

Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment

Whether as Julia Child or a fierce fashion editor, Meryl Streep is easily the most transformative actress around. Now, at 62, she can add Vogue cov...

Meryl Streeps Stuns!

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

She's a prominent American liberal, playing one history's most prominent British conservatives. It may sound unlikely, but when Meryl Streep is involv...

Director Defends Meryl Streep From Controversy | 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...

Don't Mess With Margaret Thatcher

Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment

Whether fighting for her pearls or having Big Ben and the Parliament building emerging from her head, the first tastes of "Iron Lady" have shown that ...

Meryl Streep Has Big Ben Coming Out Of Her Face

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

In case you forgot which prime minister Margret Thatcher was, The Weinstein Co. has come up with a quick solution: Silhouette the cityscape of London ...

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...

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...