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Meryl Streep

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    A Good Day for Women and Film

    This morning I posted the trailers for both The Iron Lady and The Hunger Games.  I watched them both, got excited and then I went off to do other things.

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    For Your Consideration: A History of Meryl Streep at the Oscars

    With the full trailer for "The Iron Lady" finally out, the campaign for Meryl Streep's whopping 17th Oscar nomination is officially in full swing. The fact that no one has actually seen the whole film yet is clearly a point of contention, the trailer seems to suggest Streep has impress...

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    Trailer Watch: The Iron Lady (UK Version)

    The trailer is clear evidence that Streep will deliver another Oscar caliber performance (as if we had any doubt.)  Whether the movie stands up, still remains to be seen.  But this is clearly going to be very controversial.  Here's what Streep said to the Daily Mail about playi...

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    Watch: Meryl Streep Gets Prime Ministerial In Full Trailer For 'The Iron Lady'

    Of everything this Oscar season, the biggest question mark has been "The Iron Lady." While most of the films in play made festival bows months ago, or have started screening for long-lead press by now, Phyllida Lloyd's biopic of legendary British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, ...

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    Photo Watch: Meryl as Margaret

    Photo Watch: Meryl as Margaret

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    'The Iron Lady' Sneaks In For Oscar Qualification With December 30th Limited Release, While Star Alexandra Roach Joins 'Girls Night Out'

    Now that latecomers like "Hugo," "Young Adult," "J. Edgar" and "War Horse" have started screening for the press, there's only a handful of Oscar hopefuls that remain unknown quantities. Along with Angelina Jolie's directorial debut "In The Land of...

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    Oscar Talk: Shame's NC-17 and Fassbender, Whither Clooney, Chastain, Doc Race, Year-End Critics

    In this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I debate the Shame NC-17 issue. Will Fox Searchlight be able to push Michael Fassbender for an Oscar nomination? (I weigh in on this here.)

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    Oscar Talk: Ides of March's Clooney vs. Gosling vs. Hoffman, Supporting Categories

    Now that we've both seen George Clooney's political thriller The Ides of March, Kris Tapley and I dig into not only Oscar prospects for that film, but the list of supporting players in contention for this year. We also debate the respective box office fates of Drive and Warrior as well as how succes...

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    Descendants, Clooney, Streep Top Gurus 'O Gold Oscar Rankings

    The Gurus have spoken. Post-festivals, Alexander Payne's The Descendants (1) has taken over the frontrunner spot from Steven Spielberg's unscreened period war adventure War Horse (2). Interestingly, Spielberg was considering submitting the film to Venice but decided not to do so. He usu...

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    Half-Eaten Poster Battle: Iron Lady vs. Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

    The most recent poster for The Iron Lady, a biopic about Margaret Thatcher, shows Meryl Streep's face fading into the buildings of Parliament, under the tagline "Never Compromise." This poster coincidentally resembles recent art from an upcoming feature about another iron-willed lady, Lizbeth Salan...

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