The Iron Lady
Screened in December 2011
Director: Phyllida Lloyd. Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Anthony Head, Alexandra Roach, Olivia Colman, Harold Lloyd, Richard E. Grant, Iain Glen, Nicholas Farrell, Roger Allam, Julian Wadham, Amanda Root, Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Screenplay: Abi Morgan.
Twitter Capsule: 12,000 cuts and hardly any dramatic connections. Vigorously noncommittal where The Queen was inertly anti-dramatic.

Photo © 2011 Film4/Pathé/UK Film Council/
The Weinstein Company
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress: Meryl Streep
Best Makeup: Mark Coulier & J. Roy Helland

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress (Drama): Meryl Streep

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Streep)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Actress (Streep); Best Makeup & Hair

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