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Margaret Thatcher’s family decline red carpet of Iron Lady

THE new Meryl Streep flick about Margaret Thatcher – Iron Lady – is almost certainly going to ruffle some feathers, not least with Thatcher’s own family who have rejected an invitation to see the movie at a public screening, according to the film’s director.

Phyllida Lloyd said that despite the fact she based most of the film on the autobiography of the former Prime Minister’s daughter Carol, she’s not actually spoken to the family about the controversial picture.

Of course, Iron Lady has attracted a fair amount of criticism from various quarters. Some don’t like the way it has depicted the Baroness suffering from dementia. Others just thoroughly hate Maggie Thatcher and are worried that the film will shine a kind light on her.

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Posted: 4th, January 2012 | In: Film | Comment (1)

The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep’s On Course For Margaret Thatcher’s Oscar

THE Irony Lady will tell the story of Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power in the manner of The King’s sepech. Maggie has speech issues. But she overcomes them with an iron fist and the mane of bullet hard hair – hair that, incidentally, that caused a young Marxist named Donald Trump to sit up and say to his comrades: “That’s the look for me. Whenever she drops a string of that thread – you go geddit!”

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Posted: 7th, July 2011 | In: Film | Comment