Film review: THE IRON LADY, from Built for Speed

The Iron Lady which is directed by Phyllida Lloyd and stars Meryl Streep recounts the life of Margaret Thatcher Britain’s Prime Minister from 1979 – 1990. The idea of the Mamma Mia director Phylida Lloyd helming a film about Margaret Thatcher, one of the most significant and controversial political figures of the 20th century, was a dubious one. While some

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Built for Speed: Nick’s Best and Worst movies of 2011

BEST FILMS OF 2011 These are Nick’s selections for Best films of 2011.  Each comes with a rating out of 10 and a brief description.   FILM RATING   1 Another year 9 Mike Leigh’s chillingly accurate portrayal of disillusioned people in contemporary Britain. 2 Snow town 8.5 Speaking of chilling.  Eerily quiet, low key dramatization of the bodies in

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