Tag: Meryl streep

Fashion

Has Anna Wintour killed Vogue?

With the recent announcement of the Met Gala’s 2020 dress code, and her 70th birthday having just passed, Anna Wintour’s influence within fashion and popular culture as a whole, are thrust back into the spotlight. Known for her iconic bob-sunglasses combination, and being the inspiration behind Meryl Streep’s role in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, the…

Film

Anne Hathaway: Dreaming the dream

When asked to consider the standout acting performances of the silver screen, it is easy to think of the greats: Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet, Helen Mirren’s Elizabeth II, Meryl Streep’s Margaret Thatcher. For me, however, there is only one performance that jumps to mind; one that prompts such a genuine and deeply emotional reaction every time…

Film

Coming Soon in 2019

Escape Room (In Cinemas 4 January) One of the reasons why I’m most interested for this film is because of its release date. The film is set to premiere on the first week of the new year, which is a slot that has an infamy for not being well-received, particularly in the US. I am…

Film

Venue reviews: Book club

When picturing Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen taking turns face-pulling at Fifty Shades of Grey, it becomes starkly obvious how much Book Club screams ‘boardroom epiphany’. With only the vaguest tonal resemblance to Nancy Meyers’ films, Bill Holderman’s debut is unavoidably a star vehicle targeted at a certain generation; the club itself…