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Film Review - The Iron Lady


“The Iron Lady” is unlike the majority of bio-pics released these days, each playing repetitive notes of chemical abuse or artistic glory. This feature aims to worm inside the head of Margaret Thatcher, the controversial and enigmatic former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, keeping the film rooted in the present, finding the iconic woman in a state of mourning that’s frazzled her once sharp mind. Instead of ticking off a list of accomplishments, “The Iron Lady” smears a life across the screen, surveying triumphs and disasters, remaining as close to Thatcher’s personality as possible, favoring intensity of thought over a meticulous recreation of history. It’s a propulsive spin on a rather amazing existence, keeping viewers on their toes as the picture zigs and zags through Thatcher’s years. And there’s Meryl Streep. My god, Meryl Streep. Read the rest at


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