Margaret Thatcher

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Amanda Thatcher, Highland Park Grad and the Late Prime Minister's Granddaughter, is the Darling of the British Press

    In the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death last week, the Morning News took the opportunity to plumb its archives to remind us of the British prime minister's surprisingly strong ties to Dallas. She was something of a regular here, making frequent trips to Highland Park to visit her son Mark and her t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Five Best Songs Protesting Margaret Thatcher's Policies

    Update: Judy Garland's "Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead" is forecast to be #1 on the British charts on Sunday, the day the official charts are released. I'm not even shitting you. This means that it will end up being played on Radio 1's Sunday Chart Show. Radio 1 is a Government-owned broadcaster. Can y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Opening Credits: Today's Cinematic Releases for Jan. 13

    Contraband Director: Baltasar Kormákur Writer: Aaron Guzikowski Condensed Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster Mark Wahlberg stars as a former pop star/underwear model turned actor turned smuggler turned former smuggler who gets himself in deep with a drug lord to protect his brother- ... More >>

  • Film

    January 12, 2012

    The Iron Lady: Pity the Poor PM

    Margaret Thatcher as victimized woman.

  • News

    December 22, 2011

    Best Films of 2011: People of the Year

    Some of our notables showed great courage this year, others are simply notorious, but all 10 had a big impact in 2011.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    10 Questions: Chris Ward

    Chefs seem to come and go, but Ward endures...although he almost left when, several years ago, the former President's staff considered him for the White House chef position. Indeed, he was one of three finalists selected from more than 15,000 applicants. Oh, and he did take a three year hiatus to ru ... More >>

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    Shots in the Dark

    Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    The Blair Bitch Project

    Man, he was great in The Queen. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's in town this week, picking up his Medal of Freedom from SMU, which puts him in the same company as Colin Powell, Margaret Thatcher, former President George H. W. Bush, Tommy Franks and John McCain. Only, yesterday The Sunday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Crushing on Chelsea

    Ngan Wedemeier/University of Texas at Dallas The former First Daughter spoke this morning to a sweaty Student Union full of hundreds of University of Texas at Dallas students. Chelsea Clinton touring the area today on a college-campus trek aimed at getting The Kids to vote for her mother -- you kno ... More >>

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    December 26, 2007
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  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004

    Back to Work

    David Brent returns to The Office

  • Film

    March 14, 2002

    Oh, the Horror

    1975 Picture Show keeps its audience involved

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Empire's end

    High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September

  • Culture

    February 17, 2000

    Labor party

    Kitchen Dog takes us down a long but scenic Road

  • Film

    July 8, 1999

    Taxi Driver

    Sympathetic passengers ease a cabbie's pain in My Son the Fanatic

  • Music

    June 25, 1998

    Got a Woody

    With Mermaid Avenue, Billy Bragg and Wilco turn a myth into a man

  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Fractured farewell

    Land and Freedom mourns the death of idealism

  • Calendar

    January 4, 1996
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    April 20, 1995
  • Music

    November 24, 1994