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"The Iron Lady is a performance in search of a film"

Advantages: Great lead turn
Disadvantages: Boring

Star – Margaret Thatcher Genre – Drama Run Time – minutes Certificate – PG13 Country – U Awards – 2 Oscars Download – Film4 for free Amazon –£ DVD – (£ Blue ray) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = However much some of you may dislike Margaret Thatcher ...

thedevilinme 16.12.2013 · Read full review
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Britain's most adored & most despised woman!

Advantages: Meryl Streep
Disadvantages: Pretty much all else

RELEASED: 2011, Cert. PG RUNNING TIME: Approx. 100 mins DIRECTOR: Phyllida Lloyd SCREENPLAY: Abi Morgan PRODUCER: Damian Jones MUSIC: Thomas Newman MAIN CAST:- Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher Alexandra Roach as young Margaret Thatcher Jim B ...

CelticSoulSister 13.05.2015 · Read full review
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The Iron Lady

Advantages: The legendary Meryl Streep who absolutely nails this role
Disadvantages: Everything else - clumsy direction, boring script, a completely unsatisfactory look at the leader

...Phyllida Lloyd is a special director. She may even be a unique, one-of-a-kind director. But I mean this as no compliment. With her skills behind the camera, she has managed the almost impossible She made a Meryl Streep movie almost unwatchable. She got aw ...

goldenbat666 12.01.2012 · Read full review
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Mrs Thatcher Goes Bananas...

Advantages: Strong performance from Meryl Streep. As you'd expect.
Disadvantages: Little substance, more interested in casting aspersions about her current mental health.

"Begin at the beginning then go on till you come to the end: then stop." - Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland What is it about the biopic that induces screenwriters to start somewhere near the end, then find some contrived way to kick the st ...

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Brilliant actors in a satisfactory film!

Advantages: High-quality acting
Disadvantages: Satisfactory storyline and special effects, in some cases confusing, wasn't 'gripping'

...Unfortunately, this film in my opinion was no other than disappointing. From the very beginning, it was clear that the film was based upon the dementia that Margaret Thatcher currently struggles with. Therefore, this lead me to believe that the storyli ...

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