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Film Confessional #6: Robin Williams (Morbid Curiosity or Genuine Heartache?)

This is a little different to the usual semi-regular feature I host here on SSP Thinks Film. Usually, I confess to a love or affection, or leap to the defense of a film almost universally derided by critics or audiences. 531 more words


The Iron Lady (2011)

The Iron Lady

Directed by Phylidia Lloyd, U.K., 2011

With a heavy dose of Meryl Streep coming this year, starting with this weekend’s “The Giver,” it is as fitting a time as any to look back on her most recent Oscar winning performance as Margaret Thatcher in 2011’s The Iron Lady. 470 more words



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