THE IRON LADY

  • Streep as Clinton? Tribute gets people talking March 13, 2012

    New York: Meryl Streep is fresh off her Oscar win for playing Margaret Thatcher. But she had an entire theater at Lincoln Center wondering if an even better role for her would be a political icon closer to home: Hillary Rodham Clinton. The question arose as Streep paid a glowing and...
  • Masand: 'The Iron Lady' is a lazy film March 2, 2012

    Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E Grant Director: Phyllida Lloyd It's hard to find fault in Meryl Streep's extraordinary performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady', but it's a shame the film itself has little of interest to say about either the woman, or the period...
  • Friday Release: 'Iron Lady', a Thatcher biopic March 1, 2012

    Los Angeles: Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in 'The Iron Lady', says she instantly said yes for the movie on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher because there aren't many filmmakers who are interested in what it means to be a woman leader. "When director...
  • Oscars: Make up backstage interview February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Interview with Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland for the film The Iron Lady Q. Hey, uhm, what was the most difficult part of turning Meryl Streep into 'The Iron Lady' makeup wise? A. (J. ROY HELLAND) The budget. Q. Okay. Now A. (J. ROY HELLAND) Seriously. Q. Okay. ...
  • Oscars: Helland's onstage speech for 'Iron Lady' February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Meryl Streep won the Oscar for best lead actress on Sunday for her portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady'. It was Streeps third Oscar, and her first in 30 years, although she has a record 17 nominations for the most coveted prize...
  • Oscars: Streep best actress for 'The Iron Lady' February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Meryl Streep joined a very exclusive club on Sunday, winning her third acting Oscar for her role as a strident Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady.' Streep played the British prime minister as a senile retiree, as well as a hectoring, dominant figure who instilled fear and respect...
  • Oscars 2012: 'Hugo' leads the pack of winners February 27, 2012

    Director Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo,' which tells the story of a boy lost in a train station and also serves as an ode to the early days of filmmaking, came into the night with 11 nominations. ...
  • 'The Artist' and 'Iron Lady' cross $20 mn mark February 7, 2012

    Los Angeles: Two of The Weinstein Company's contenders for Academy Awards 'The Artist' and 'The Iron Lady' surpassed the $20 million mark at the box office this weekend. The company's 'W.E.', directed by Madonna, meanwhile, opened to a runofthemill $45,000 at four locations. IFC's horrorthriller 'Kill List' opened to...
  • Oscar watch: 'The iron lady' February 4, 2012

    This week, Rajeev Masand talks about the Oscar nominated film 'The iron lady'. ...
  • 'The Iron Lady' initiates debate in UK January 6, 2012

    London: No one inflames British passions quite like Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister whose biopic 'The Iron Lady' has rekindled debate on her legacy ahead of the film's release on Friday. Legions of admirers cast her as a pioneering politician whose bold policies rescued Britain from economic collapse, but equally...
  • New Movie softens Thatcher's 'Iron Lady' image December 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: Making a film about an iconic politician like Britain's Margaret Thatcher is akin to walking into a movie minefield, and casting an American even one as revered as Meryl Streep is asking for more trouble. Yet the makers of new movie 'The Iron Lady', which opens in U.S. theaters...
  • Watch: Trailer of Meryl Streep's 'The Iron Lady' November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Academy award winner Meryl Streep will be next seen in The Iron Lady. It is a biographical film about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Actor Jim Broadbent will be seen playing Thatcher's husband, Denis Thatcher in the film. Anthony Head and Richard E Grant are also a...