Meryl Streep

"Slave" Is Part of the Language - It Shouldn't Be Off-Limits to Anybody

Dale Lately | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Dale Lately

In this case, for example, the word "slave" was part of an original quote by activist Emmeline Pankhurst, who led the suffragette campaign to give women the vote. It has precisely zero to do with what happened over several centuries between Africa and the Americas.

Carey Mulligan Stuns In Chanel At Suffragette Premiere

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Style

British silver screen stars were out in full force on Wednesday 7 October for the premiere of new film Suffragette. Taking to the red carpet at Lon...

Meryl Streep: Rebel, Humanist, Camel

Sophie Duker | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Duker

Last week, while promoting new film Suffragette, Time Out asked the First Lady of Fabulous the seemingly superfluous question 'u a feminist, bae?'... Streep responded with this curveball: "I am a humanist. I aim for a nice easy balance."

The Time Is Now: The 59th BFI London Film Festival

Tom Linay | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

I can barely hide my glee, the 59th BFI London Film Festival opened last night with the rousing, vital Suffragette and it kicked off 12 jam-packed days of some of the most exciting new films filling London's cinemas.

Winston Versus the Women

Sarah Gristwood | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK
Sarah Gristwood

The film Suffragette opening later in October has a Who's Who of a cast list. Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst; Helena Bonham Carter; and Carey Mulligan as the foot soldier at the heart of the story. Buried a long way down the list (above the uncredited Jujitsu Lady and Lower Class Boy, but below Epsom Groundsman and Mrs Pankhurst's bodyguard) comes Ray Burnet as 'Churchill, Cabinet Minister'. Winston Churchill, that would be...

Meryl Rocks Out In Her Latest Stunning Screen Transformation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Meryl Streep has been known to transform herself on screen - from Margaret Thatcher to Karen Blixen, via a Jewish rabbi - but this may be her most out...

Suffragette To Open This Year's London Film Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

This year's London Film Festival will be launched with the European premiere of 'Suffragette', starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl St...

'Suffragette' Trailer Revealed To Support #VotingMatters Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first trailer for the upcoming film ‘Suffragette’ has been released in a timely-fashion, just weeks ahead of the UK general election. ‘S...

Feminism Is Fashionable - but Still the Haters, Hate? Let's "Shake It Off, Shake It Off"

Martha Dalton | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Politics
Martha Dalton

There is still a major mismatch in power and public life. From Parliament, to Boards and from pay packets, to the polling station - too few women are in positions of power and too few female voices are heard.

Stars Turn Out For Women's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday, Pathé is proud to release this portrait of the women behind 'Suffragette', the first feature film...

Patricia Arquette Just Got Meryl Streep On Her Feet...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Patricia Arquette, as highly expected, collected the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at this year's Academy Awards, and used her victory speech to m...

BAFTA Chief's Best-Ever Awards Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Sunday evening sees the biggest event in the British film calendar as stars gather in London’s Royal Opera House to discover who’s going to be on ...

21 Things That Are Guaranteed To Happen At The Oscars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Comedy

There are Oscar predictions - and there are predictions about what will actually happen at the Oscars. MORE OSCARS: Oscars 2015: Full Academy Awa...

Into The Woods - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

This Disney epic was shot on a relatively modest budget ($50m); a Sondheim adaptation clearly more risky than their pending version of Cinderella. Sometimes less really is more, and as we all know, you don't need to spend a fortune to make a great movie.

Benedict Cumberbatch Performs Annual Awards Photobomb At Golden Globes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch may have lost out to Eddie Redmayne for a gong at the Golden Globes on Sunday evening in Los Angeles, but he pulled off something...

Kate Silverton And Other 40-Something Mums...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kate Silverton has shared the happy news on her Twitter page that she has given birth, to a baby boy she’s named Wilbur. The newsreader and her h...

Are These Women 'Too Ugly To Be An Actress'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Meryl Streep has revealed she always believed she was "too ugly to be an actress". The treple Oscar winner was accepting an honorary degree in the...

Girls on Film: Where Are They?

Eloise Hendy | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Eloise Hendy

A recent study has found that, even in a year deemed 'female heavy', women are still only playing 30% of given speaking roles. And that does not mean integral, central characters who dominate talk time, that includes any line spoken in all of the top 100 US films. Women's voices are still stuck in the silent movie era - the majority are on mute.

Attack Of The Clones: A Dozen Kevin Spaceys Hijack Ellen's Famous Selfie (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Amid a sea of beaming faces, Kevin Spacey stood out in Ellen Degeneres’s record-breaking selfie by looking bemused and slightly out of place. N...

OSCARS 2014: Who Should Win The Best Actress Award?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Oscars are coming! The little gold statuettes are being polished as we speak, ready to be handed out on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Each day...

Julia Roberts On Working, And Fighting, With Meryl Streep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Julia Roberts is just one of the famous faces flinging barbed remarks across the dinner table in 'August: Osage County', which goes on release in the ...

Which A-Lister Has Been Lined Up To Play SuBo?

Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

She's already portrayed Margaret Thatcher on the big screen and now Meryl Streep is in line to play another famous lady after Susan Boyle let slip the...

Top 10 Romance Movies & How To Get Away From It All

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Samantha van Dalen

What constitutes a great romance? Is it boy gets girl or is it more about the journey and discovering that they're actually falling for each other?

Not Your Best Look, Meryl

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

The first picture of Meryl Streep as a witch from Disney's adaption of the stage musical 'Into the Woods' has emerged online - and she's looking serio...

WATCH: Olivia Shares Meryl Streep's 'Funny English Teeth' Boob

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olivia Colman, star of 'Broadchurch' and the upcoming 'The Suspicions of Mr Whicher' (Sunday evening on ITV), revealed to Graham Norton this week the ...