Actress: Penelope Cruz, ``Volver''; Judi Dench, ``Notes on a Scandal''; Helen Mirren, ``The Queen''; Meryl Streep
, ``The Devil Wears Prada''; Kate Winslet, ``Little Children''
As despicable as her character may be, Streep
expertly reveals the chinks in her villainess's designer label armour, showing glimmers of humanity and vulnerability beneath the coiffed facade.
effectively cast as a 'shrink-ing' violet, Thurman has the best of it as the central character, while little known Greenberg struggles to suggest that Dave really could woo her.
commented, "I am honored to be selected by the AFI for the work I love doing -- the event is in June and that might give me enough time to compose a list of all the people I'm beholden to in my life and to whom I owe everything.
Neither Nicholson or Streep
were available for comment last night.
Her role in the British movie had already landed Streep
a Golden Globe award, and although 'The Iron Lady' received mixed reviews from critics, the 62-year-old's performance was regarded as one of the best of her career.
defended the movie, saying: "The part of the story that interested me the most was the part that's wholly imagined and that's set in the present day.
FISH OUT OF WATER Amy Adams as Julie TOUR DE FORCE - Meryl Streep
as Julia Child in the new film Julie & Julia
said: "They called and said, 'You probably won't be interested but we'd love you to do this.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep
will take part in one of Hollywood's most honored traditions during a special ceremony at Mann's Chinese Theatre, becoming one of the many celebrated stars who have placed their handprints and footprints in cement in the forecourt of the historic movie house.
stars as a divorcee who embarks on a passionate affair with her ex-husband (Alec Baldwin) in writerdirector Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy It's Complicated (Channel 4, tomorrow, 11.
Into The Woods" stars Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and Meryl Streep
made a guest appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to promote their new musical film.