Tag Archives: Margaret Thatcher

Oscars: Billy Crystal Was Far From His Best

By Michael Russnow HollywoodNews.com: The Academy Awards was a lot better than last year’s offering and generally moved along pretty well. However, Billy Crystal’s performance was mixed. Sometimes he was spot on and in other instances resorted to forced humor that missed its mark. After Morgan Freeman’s opening we saw[...]

Meryl Streep, “War Horse” and “The Descendants” in today’s Oscar news – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The awards race has kicked into high gear. The National Board of Review kicked things off. The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards extends the madness tonight. And we still have the Golden Globes (with host Ricky Gervais) and, of course, the Oscars on the horizon. As a[...]

Meryl Streep lands the cover of ‘Vogue’

HollywoodNews.com: Meryl Streep may have an incredibly successful career, but she is only now gracing the cover of ‘Vogue.’ Streep is on the January cover talking about how she thought her career was over long ago, states RadarOnline.com. When she turned 40 years old, Streep was reportedly offered three different[...]

Meryl Streep is “astonishing” in “The Iron Lady” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: British press who got their first look at “The Iron Lady” yesterday are praising Meryl Streep’s performance as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher while gently condemning the movie, as a whole. Writing for The Guardian, chief critic Xan Brooks says Streep “is the one great weapon of[...]

Meryl Streep in UK “The Iron Lady” trailer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: It remains one of the Oscar season’s last remaining mysteries. Is Phyllida Lloyd’s Margaret Thatcher biopic “The Iron Lady” a Best Picture contender? Is Meryl Streep a lock for Best Actress, or will her Thatcher go unrecognized by the Academy? Can Jim Broadbent vault into the[...]

Meryl Streep mildly surprised in first-look Margaret Thatcher pic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Meryl Streep can play anyone, so when we hear she’s taking on a new role, it’s never a question of “How will she do?” but rather, “How will she look as she’s perfecting the part?” This morning, part of that equation is being solved. The first[...]

Meryl Streep’s third appearance on Lisa Kudrow’s “Web Therapy”

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: With the Academy Award nominations set to be announced tomorrow morning, I’m grateful that the great Meryl Streep is getting a year off from being a nominee. Yes, she has two Oscars (for ‘Sophie’s Choice’ and ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’) but she has also lost the award[...]

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher: “She’s perfect casting”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s widely believed Meryl Streep can handle any role, from Julia Child to responsibility-shucking Joanna Kramer. But her upcoming role might be her most difficult. Streep will play former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady” – a biopic being filmed by Jim Broadbent[...]

Meryl Streep interested in playing Margaret Thatcher

HollywoodNews.com: Meryl Streep is arguably one of the most talented actresses of all time. Pathe Films has stated that Streep has “expressed interest in playing Margaret Thatcher in a new film about Britain’s first female prime minister” that will be directed by Phyllida Lloyd (“Mamma Mia!”), reports FOX News. Apparently,[...]