Margaret Thatcher was not just a political titan, she was a cultural icon – skewered by comedians, transformed into a puppet and played to Oscar-winning perfection by Meryl Streep. With her uncompromising politics, ironclad certainty, bouffant hairstyle and ever-present handbag, the late British leader was grist for comedians, playwrights, novelists and songwriters whether they loved her or – as was more often the case – hated her
It’s been well established that Drew Barrymore is both adorable and a free spirit. Who else could show up to the Toronto premiere of her first directorial effort, the roller derby-themed film Whip It, with a hair-do that looked like something put together by a bored Jolie-Pitt child during an unsupervised hour at the chateau?
Drew Barrymore keeps evolving — from star to producer, and now director. The 34-year-old actress earned critic’s attention with her uncanny portrayal of “Little Edie” Beale in HBO’s “Grey Gardens,” and her directorial debut, “Whip It,” has been hailed as a success well before it rolls into theaters October 2