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Margaret Thatcher and the Movies

8 April 2013 5:33 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday at 87, had a much greater impact on the world of film than just inspiring an Oscar-winning role for Meryl Streep in 2011's "The Iron Lady." The woman who led Great Britain from 1979 to 1990 cast a long shadow over filmmaking in her country during her time in office, inspiring much reaction (pro and con) among filmmakers, inspiring some classic movies, and unwittingly giving major career boosts to some of our era's greatest movie talents. The conventional wisdom about Thatcher's impact on pop culture was that performing artists, being a lefty, proletarian bunch, hated her with a passion. Certainly the British musicians of the '80s, from Billy Bragg to Pink Floyd, composed numerous bitter protest anthems condemning her as a war-mongering tyrant who was strangling the working class. But the movies British filmmakers created during her three terms in office were a lot more ambivalent, »

- Gary Susman

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Indie Spotlight

24 February 2013 10:30 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with the latest edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes details on a new comic series from Titan Comics, a trailer for Wesley SnipesGallowwalkers, and more:

Gallowwalkers Trailer: “A mysterious gunman, Aman (Snipes), is the son of a nun who breaks her covenant with God to ensure his survival. This act brings a curse upon Aman – all those that die by his gun will return. Soon, he is hunted by a gang of his undead former victims, led by the vicious Kansa. Aman enlists Fabulos, a new young warrior, to fight by his side.”

Gallowwalkers was directed by Andrew Goth and stars Wesley Snipes, Tanit Phoenix, Riley Smith, Kevin Howarth, and Patrick Bergin. The movie has been finished for over five years, but Vmi Worldwide recently picked up sales rights to the movie and we should see »

- Tamika Jones

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