Tag Archives: Meryl Streep

Cinema Review – Suffragette

In London of 1912, Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) finds herself drawn out of her quiet life with her husband and child, and into the struggle of the women campaigning for the vote, and in the process, loses everything. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ricki and the Flash

Ricki (Meryl Streep) is a musician who gave up her marriage and her relationship with her children for the sake of her career. Reduced to playing in a dive bar in the San Fernando Valley, Ricki reunites with her family after her daughter Julie’s (Mamie Gummer) husband leaves her. Ricki’s former husband Pete (Kevin Kline) may be grateful to see her, but her kids are most certainly not… Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Into the Woods

Rob Marshall’s musical ties together famous fairytales into one story; the story of a childless Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) who must gather together magical items so a witch (Meryl Streep) can reverse a curse put on their family tree. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Homesman

Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) is a woman trying to make it on her own in a small prairie town. When three women in the area become mentally ill and have to be transported from Nebraska to Iowa, Cuddy, and a claim jumper who she rescues, take the task on, and set out across the plains to bring the women home. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – August: Osage County

The Weston family have long since gone their separate ways, but when a family tragedy brings them back to the place they grew up, secrets are revealed and the women of the family learn more about themselves and the lives they have created. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hope Springs

After years of a mediocre marriage, Kay (Meryl Streep) convinces her husband Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) to attend some intense counselling aimed at making their lives better. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Iron Lady


The Iron Lady takes a look back at the life of former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep). As Thatcher prepares to clear out her deceased husband’s belongings, she flashes back through their life together, the path she took that led to her becoming the first female Prime Minister of the UK and the legacy she has left behind. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Doubt

Doubt centres on Sister Aloysius (Meryl Streep), principal of a Catholic school in the Bronx who becomes suspicious of the relationship between Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Donald Miller (Joseph Foster), a young African-American student. The film is set in 1965, in a Catholic school in the Bronx.

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