Andy's Movie Blog

Meryl Streep is amazing, the real debate is simple, is she the best actor ever? I won’t really get into that here but you can use this movie as proof that she is. Now the woman she plays is rather controversial, Margaret Thatcher was an ultra conservative Prime Minister in England. No matter what you think about her politics, her rise to power and decision making under pressure are very interesting to study and should have been made into a movie.

The film is very much like Leo’s J. Edgar which came out a couple months ago. We follow Thatcher in her later years as a senior citizen. Her mind slowly falling apart but through flashbacks we see her rise as a conservative leader. We also see her relationship with her husband Dennis(Jim Broadbent) who is a lot different than she is. While she had to become cold and strong…

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