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Old 04-01-2012, 01:48
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It might be a good performance but I get the feeling it's not going to show how hated Margaret Thatcher was/is
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Old 04-01-2012, 01:58
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From the clips I've seen, Streep looks and especially sounds like like one of the comedy actresses who did Maggie in joke shows like Spitting Image and that person who did her in the Bond films and suchlike, this coupled with the fact that I detested Maggie Thatcher puts this film on a very low priority for watching for me.

Shame ... because I've liked some of Meryl Streeps stuff very much, maybe she should play Hillary Clinton in the future?
the late, great janet brown as margaret thatcher

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRupa6M21jE
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Old 04-01-2012, 03:40
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It's out already here. although I won't be paying good money to go and see it. I would even prefer to see Alvin and his band of chipmunks than this.
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Old 04-01-2012, 03:50
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There were adverts for it that said it was the movie event of 2012.
That was before 2012 had even started.

I feel that this is another overrated film like Black Swan that is hyped up to be something more than it actually is.
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Old 04-01-2012, 18:04
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it's out friday, lets judge then
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Old 04-01-2012, 20:57
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DS give the movie 3/5 stars:

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/r...dy-review.html
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Old 04-01-2012, 20:59
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It might be a good performance but I get the feeling it's not going to show how hated Margaret Thatcher was/is
Do you want it to?

Why not go along and see for yourself whether it does or not.
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Old 04-01-2012, 21:24
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Saw a clip today....there are no women in the HOC except for Mrs Thatcher
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Old 04-01-2012, 21:44
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Even the Thatcher family refused an invite to watch it. I'll follow their lead for the first and last time.
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Old 04-01-2012, 22:19
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I quite fancy Ms Streep dressed as Thatcher.
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Old 05-01-2012, 00:22
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From the clips I've seen, Streep looks and especially sounds like like one of the comedy actresses who did Maggie in joke shows like Spitting Image and that person who did her in the Bond films and suchlike, this coupled with the fact that I detested Maggie Thatcher puts this film on a very low priority for watching for me.

Shame ... because I've liked some of Meryl Streeps stuff very much, maybe she should play Hillary Clinton in the future?
there is only one lady who could play hillary clinton - glenn close, and it is close who i think will beat meryl to the best actress oscar
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:43
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Decent turn for the Premiere tonight at BFI Southbank

Meryl Streep, Anthony Head (with daughters Emily and Daisy), Jim Broadbent, Richard E Grant and the very cute Alexandra Roach who plays the young Ms Thatcher - she looks like a young Michelle Ryan

anyway pic gallery here http://bit.ly/yawqhc
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:04
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Saw a clip today....there are no women in the HOC except for Mrs Thatcher
Saw the clip again this morning....did Maggie ever actually wear a big blue hat whilst addressing the HOC?
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:14
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Saw the clip again this morning....did Maggie ever actually wear a big blue hat whilst addressing the HOC?
It's fiction. It's not even a fictionalised account of a true story, it's just fiction.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:25
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It's fiction. It's not even a fictionalised account of a true story, it's just fiction.
Political fiction for an undemanding American audience.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:58
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It's fiction. It's not even a fictionalised account of a true story, it's just fiction.
I don't think so.
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:44
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Why not?
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Old 05-01-2012, 15:44
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Im going to go and see this (on my own) on saturday. Im looking forward to it. The Thatcher years are fasinating and from what Ive been told you either loved her our hated her. Im going with an open mind and see what I think. I studyed the policies and the news/issues/wars etc in politics A level and being born in 1986 my early years were in a conservative governent, I indeed was a kid who used to get milk at school and that was stopped...I look forward to seeing the film
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Old 05-01-2012, 16:27
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Im going with an open mind and see what I think.
I would never want to discourage anyone from going to watch a film and making their own mind up about it, but please read the comments made earlier in this thread by duncann. This is not a historical film, it is a drama about what Mrs Thatcher might be like now with some historical reenactments and footage pasted in.
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Old 05-01-2012, 20:05
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I would never want to discourage anyone from going to watch a film and making their own mind up about it, but please read the comments made earlier in this thread by duncann. This is not a historical film, it is a drama about what Mrs Thatcher might be like now with some historical reenactments and footage pasted in.
Drama, History, farce or fact ... some people just don't like Maggie Thatcher, same as they never liked Adolf Hitler.

Nobody liked it when Mel Gibson shoved William Wallace down disbelievers throats for inaccuracy with Braveheart.

Give it over, please.

Its just a film I'm not interested in.
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:43
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Not a great day for publicity today for this film. Cameron has come out and said the film should have been made 'another day'.
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:10
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Not a great day for publicity today for this film. Cameron has come out and said the film should have been made 'another day'.
Cameron, he's modelled himself after Thatcher too.

He's probably thinking, hope they make a movie about me too.

Mong.

He's going the right way though, LOL
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:15
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Sorry Guys and Gals ... i detest Politics even intruding into my leisure time.

If we have to suffer more exposure of Tory pigs I'll just vomit.

if we really really have to have a dire 1.5 hr bore fest of British Politician's, make it Churchill please
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:22
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Im going to go and see this (on my own) on saturday. Im looking forward to it. The Thatcher years are fasinating and from what Ive been told you either loved her our hated her. Im going with an open mind and see what I think. I studyed the policies and the news/issues/wars etc in politics A level and being born in 1986 my early years were in a conservative governent, I indeed was a kid who used to get milk at school and that was stopped...I look forward to seeing the film
Yee hah.

I guess your dad was not a miner and your parents were not evicted then ... but you did without milk once or twice .. how trendy ... e'hm so looking fwd to your repart back to us if you can find the time.

Seriously, enjoy if that's your thing.
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:14
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I got my ticket to go and see this over the weekend...look forward to it!
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