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Happy Birthday (Tomorrow), Meryl Streep
An Oscar-worthy birthday celebration at the Ritz with the Merylthon
"...There are A-listers, and then there are performers like Meryl Streep. An actress where the alphabet just doesn't have..."

June 21, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Loving and Hating John Wayne, Meryl Streep, Free Speech
Public or private, unspoken or expressed, the rights of every citizen are guaranteed
"...opinions being offered at public culture events, such as Meryl Streep's comments at last Sunday's Golden Globes ceremony. Many..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Column by Louis Black

WTP 4: Meryl Streep Plays Travis County?
The county tells the city to take its Cortaña plan and get bent

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Florence Foster Jenkins
Meryl Streep plays the doyenne called “the worst singer in the world”
"...Directed by: Stephen Frears. Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda,..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The River Wild
"...Directed by: Curtis Hanson. Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello and John..."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Good Listening
Meryl Streep speaks on the key to acting and its importance to life
"...in the work that I've chosen. That's my church," Meryl Streep told the crowd in the B. Iden Payne..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?
"...Directed by: Jonathan Demme. Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Rick Springfield, Audra McDonald,..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Iron Lady
Meryl Streep reunites with her Mama Mia! director to play Margaret Thatcher.
"...Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd. Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd,..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Bridges of Madison County
"...Directed by: Clint Eastwood. Starring: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak and Jim Haynie. With..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Adaptation.
"...Directed by: Spike Jonze. Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Brian Cox, Cara Seymour,..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Man Trouble
"...us all a lot more comfortable. The information that Meryl Streep was originally tapped to play this role goes..."

July 24, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Film Flam
The AFCA adds new members, plus some locals hit it big
"...prestigious club, a local author gets some help from Meryl Streep, and more in this edition of Film Flam...."

Aug. 14, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

The Post
Hanks, Spielberg, and Streep unite for the Washington Post's version of the Pentagon Papers
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross,..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Devil Wears Prada
A fresh and caustic take on the fashion industry is hobbled by a threadbare plot about a girl learning that it's wrong to sell her soul for designer shoes.
"...Directed by: David Frankel. Starring: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Adrian Grenier,..."

June 30, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hours
"...Directed by: Stephen Daldry. Starring: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Allison Janney, Ed Harris,..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Julie & Julia
Meryl Streep is irresistible as Julia Child as is Nora Ephron's direction, but Amy Adams' Julie Powell is a dud – a mousy, grouchy irritant.
"...Directed by: Nora Ephron. Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina, Linda Emond,..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Music of the Heart
"...Gloria Estefan, Cloris Leachman, Angela Bassett, Aidan Quinn and Meryl Streep. In yet another sign that the End Times..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hope Springs
A sincere, considered, and unembarrassed exploration of mature sexuality that's more drama than comedy.
"...Directed by: David Frankel. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart, Brett..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

It's Complicated
Far from complicated, this rom-com starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin is a wish-fulfillment fantasy for women of a certain age.
"...Directed by: Nancy Meyers. Starring: Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, John Krasinski, Lake Bell,..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming
"...Directed by: Ol Parker. Starring: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård, Christine Baranski,..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

August: Osage County
Plates are broken and egos are trampled on in this wonderful ensemble rendition of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
"...Directed by: John Wells. Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale,..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Prime
With genuine sparks between its two lovestruck leads and a delightfully flinchy performance from Meryl Streep, this comedy is just what its title implies: prime.
"...Directed by: Ben Younger. Starring: Uma Thurman, Meryl Streep, Bryan Greenberg, Jon Abrahams and Annie Parisse. You..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

One True Thing
"...Directed by: Carl Franklin. Starring: Meryl Streep, Renee Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott, Lauren..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Into the Woods
The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical, a pastiche of classic fairy tales turned on their heads, gets a thoroughly cinematic workout.
"...Rob Marshall. Starring: Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Lilla Crawford, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Mackenzie Mauzy,..."

Dec. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Doubt
Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams star in the film version of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning play.
"...Directed by: John Patrick Shanley. Starring: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lions for Lambs
Robert Redford's Lions for Lambs, in which he co-stars with Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise, is a piece of nervy political theatre that argues against individual complacency in wartime.
"...Directed by: Robert Redford. Starring: Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Derek Luke, Andrew Garfield, Michael Peña..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Dancing at Lughnasa
"...Directed by: Pat O'Connor. Starring: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Sophie Thompson, Kathy Burke, Catherine McCormack,..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Before and After
"...Directed by: Barbet Schroeder. Starring: Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong, Julia Weldon, Alfred Molina,..."

March 1, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on The Manchurian Candidate remake's script
"...Streep's performance still has to be shaped I think. Certainly..."

July 30, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Fast, Twisted, and Deeply Paranoid
A year of notes on 'The Manchurian Candidate' remake's script
"...Streep's performance still has to be shaped I think. Certainly..."

July 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

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