August: Osage County (2013)
August Osage County Official Trailer (2013)
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) - Director: Brad SilberlingThe movie you are about to see is extremely unpleasant. If you wish to see a film about a happy little elf, I’m sure there is still plenty of seating in theatre number two. However, if you like stories about clever and reasonably attractive orphans, suspicious fires, carnivorous leeches, Italian food and secret organisations, then stay as I retrace each and every one of the Baudelaire children’s woeful steps.
Margaret Thatcher was a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics. It is hard to imagine a part of our current history that has not been affected by measures she put forward in the UK at the end of the 20th century. Her hard-nosed fiscal measures took a toll on the poor, and her hands-off approach to financial regulation led to great wealth for others. There is an argument that her steadfast, almost emotional loyalty to the pound sterling has helped the UK weather the storms of European monetary uncertainty.
But to me she was a figure of awe for her personal strength and grit. To have come up, legitimately, through the ranks of the British political system, class bound and gender phobic as it was, in the time that she did and the way that she did, was a formidable achievement. To have won it, not because she inherited position as the daughter of a great man, or the widow of an important man, but by dint of her own striving. To have withstood the special hatred and ridicule, unprecedented in my opinion, leveled in our time at a public figure who was not a mass murderer; and to have managed to keep her convictions attached to fervent ideals and ideas—wrongheaded or misguided as we might see them now—without corruption—I see that as evidence of some kind of greatness, worthy for the argument of history to settle.
I was honored to try to imagine her late life journey, after power; but I have only a glancing understanding of what her many struggles were, and how she managed to sail through to the other side. I wish to convey my respectful condolences to her family and many friends.- Meryl Streep
Meryl Plays Irish Trade Union Leader
Meryl Streep & Don Gummer (1983 | 2012)
Jessica Lange & Meryl Streep
- 55th Annual Academy Awards -
Meryl Streep, 1977
“You are the butter to my bread, the breath of my life - I love you my darling girl.”
Happy New Year!
21/25 - Falling in Love (1984)I think about him every day. Last thought before I fall asleep… and first thought when I wake up. I talk to myself all day about him. Even when I’m talking to somebody else, even talking to you now. I talk to myself about him. Brian thinks I’m ill, he thinks it has to do with my father. He thinks the stress and… you know, all that. Thinks I’m having a breakdown but I’m not, there’s nothing wrong with me. Except that I love him.