Another trailer for the Oscar bait-y Iron Lady is now online
"Oscar bait" is a common enough trend, particularly during this winter season. But is any film this year more in-your-face about it than THE IRON LADY?
What makes it worse is that THE IRON LADY is so obviously trying to humanize and make sympathetic (even heroic) a kind of despicable human figure of the United Kingdom. How exactly will the film portray things such as the crippling of unions, the needless war with the Falklands, the implementation of the poll-tax, the doing away of student grants, or the...
"But bro, she'll like totally win an Oscar! Isn't that what counts?"
THE IRON LADY opens in limited release on December 30th.
Synopsis: THE IRON LADY tells the compelling story of Margaret Thatcher, a woman who smashed through the barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world. The story concerns power and the price that is paid for power, and is a surprising and intimate portrait of an extraordinary and complex woman.
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