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    Meryl Streep to be Feted at Berlin Film Festival

    Some good news for Meryl Streep and The Iron Lady. First, the box office for the film which opened December 30 was terrific. It grossed $280,409 in four theatres (in NY and LA) for an amazing total of $70,102 per screen. Not surprising, the film skewed female and older. 54% of the attendees were...

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    In Theaters: 'A Separation' Comes Between 'Pariah' & 'The Iron Lady'

    Happy almost 2012 to you! It seems studios don't expect many moviegoers at the theaters this weekend, knowing that we'll all be out partying it up with friends, rather than hitting up the multiplex with family like last week. Only a few new releases this week, so you'll be able to catch ...

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    The Doc Option: Instead of "The Iron Lady" Watch "Tracking Down Maggie"

    Is there any reason to see "The Iron Lady" than to watch Meryl Streep knock another one out of the park? Was there any reason to watch the Bulls in the late '80s other than to see Michael Jordan? I don't know. I haven't seen the new Margaret Thatcher biopic, and I don't kno...

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    Interview with Phyllida Lloyd - director of The Iron Lady

    Women and Hollywood: This is a very different biopic of a leader because it is of a female leader.  What about this films makes it different in terms of leadership?

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    Interview with Abi Morgan - writer of The Iron Lady

    I was lucky enough to meet the multi-talented Abi Morgan who has had an amazingly successful year with The Hour, Shame and The Iron Lady on the day after the premiere of The Iron Lady in NYC. Women and Hollywood: How does a person have two major movies (Shame and The Iron Lady) in one year? How...

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    Director Phyllida Lloyd Says She Thought Of 'The Iron Lady' As 'King Lear' For Girls

    Meryl Streep's latest film "The Iron Lady" -- in which she portrays Margaret Thatcher -- isn't without controversy, not least of which because she's playing one of the most polarizing figures of the 20th century.

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    Review: 'The Iron Lady' Is A Shabby & Tin-Eared Standard-Issue Biopic

    Starring two time winner and multiple-Oscar nominee Meryl Streep as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, "The Iron Lady" will be watched across broad ideological divides; Thatcher was (and is) an icon to the Right, while she was (and is) demonized and disparaged by the Left. The film's also bei...

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    Women's Film Critics Circle Award Winners

    I love the diversity of categories.  But where is the best woman director? UPDATE- the best womena director is the director of the best movie by women.  I think we name the women because people need to know their names in the same way that guys names are known.

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    Meryl on the Narrowing of the Film Audience

    There are not many people who can get away with saying that the film business has basically thrown away everyone except for teenage boys, but that's exactly what Meryl Streep did last night on 60 Minutes.

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