|The Iron Lady
just highlights Margaret Thatcher's life through her
political career as England's Prime Minister, but so
vague and limited leaving details out.
It shows mostly an elderly Margaret well into
retirement wandering around her home talking to the
hallucinations of her dead husband.
Don't get me wrong, it's a brilliant piece of acting
by Meryl Streep that's likely to win her a lot of
The story left me wanting more information and
details, but Meryl Streep pulls it off, even with a
disappointing, lazy script.
|If there is any reason for
seeing this movie, it's for Meryl Streep's
outstanding performance as Margaret Thatcher,
England's first (and only) female Prime Minister.
If it's accuracy you're looking for, then forget it!
Both direction AND script lack verisimilitude.
Told mainly in flashbacks, history takes a backseat
to flights of dementia as Margaret reflects on her
BOTH slow and tedious.
|Oscar and recent Golden
Globe winner for The
Iron Lady, actress Meryl Streep plays the
mighty Prime Minister Margaret Thacher, who led
Britain for 11 years.
The movie extends across 7 decades, but focuses on
the peak of Thatcher's power in the 1980s.
The film is about the ups and downs of her unusual
political career; it's also about family, love,
loss, and bereavement.
In other words, it's the tale of an old Iron Lady
with dementia who remembers her life in different
flashbacks and shows how she is exposed to problems
of age, like any person.