Many were disappointed with the film The Iron Lady. It opens with Aa elderly Margaret Thatcher talking to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Guardian newspaper review said: Despite a note-perfect performance by Meryl Streep, the Margaret Thatcher biopic lacks much cutting edge.
Daily Mail: Meryl Streep is bound to be among the awards contenders for her uncannily accurate, Oscar-quality performance as Margaret Thatcher.
But that doesn’t prevent this film from being jaw-droppingly misconceived
Guest reviewer Brian Hayes gives his view of her performance as Margaret Thatcher the former Prime Minister. Jim Broadbent is Denis Thatcher. Director Phyllida Lloyd