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 Post subject: Thatcher film
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:36 pm 
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This is the best review I've read of the Thatcher film. Proper, proper funny...

http://thequietus.com/articles/07721-ma ... -lady-film


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:23 pm 
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I'm drawn to this film like 'rubberneckers' are drawn to view a car crash- however I may take time to read that book by Chris Mullins instead.


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Apparently the film focusses heavily pn her 'sexiness' and her 'great ankles'. That's like saying Fred West was a persuasive talker who had nice eyes.


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Mate of mine spotted this today -


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Reading that makes me feel like I need a shower. I could not, would not, will not EVER see that film. Great review though! State funeral.......have we all gone mad!!!! To redress the balance a bit I have started a Tony Benn thread..

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"we"went mad a long time ago Lou,I despair I really do the wrecklessness of the last 30+ years I find so depressing,I for one would rather rip my bollocks off than pay to see that woman in anything other than thrown into a pit filled with rabid starving Hyenas.......or maybe left on her own in the dole que......evil bitch.........the END!!!!!


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A horrible woman and anyone in the film has damned themselves by association. Read summat the other day - may not be true - that the film makes out she was some kind of sex symbol, now aside from Alan Clark who would fuck a hole in the wall (sorry but that's about the level of it) and Jeffrey Archer who would do anything to illustrate how odious he is, I am nonplussed. Won't ever watch the film, she has without doubt had an enormous longlasting impact on the politics and economy of this country and it's been a terrible one. One of the most obscene things, in a sea of obscenity during Tony Blair's time as prime minister was him inviting her to visit him in Downing Street as one of his first acts. It was a real insult to all those who had supported the Labour Party through thin and thin during her reign and said everything about his buy in to the whole miserable ideology of her government. Ed Milliband is now slithering down the same pole, afraid to say anything that might upset the political status quo of lining the pockets of the rich and shitting on the rest of us.

Meryl Streep can fuck off as well


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I heard a couple of 20 year olds discussing this at work, they are going to see it 'To see what it was all about'

I rounded on them and told them exactly how it was, as I remembered it, and said that if they wanted to indirectly line the pockets of a callous old witch who was desperate to take us to war to bolster her megalomaniac economic policies and see a sanitised version of how it actually was to live through those times to go ahead but not to tell me how it was afterwards.

I think they're going to see the Inbetweeners instead :D


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And Meryl Frigging Streep!!!!!

As if it wasn't bad enough!!!!


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