Meryl Streep takes home prestigious film award for portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady


Next stop, an Oscar Meryl Streep takes home prestigious film award for portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady

Tipped for glory: Meryl Streep has been named best actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her role in The Iron Lady

Tipped for glory: Meryl Streep has been named best actress by the New York Film Critics Circle for her role in The Iron Lady

Spitting image: Streep as Margaret Thatcher in the highly-anticipated movie, and the lady herself Spitting image: Streep as Margaret Thatcher in the highly-anticipated movie, and the lady herself

Spitting image: Streep as Margaret Thatcher in the highly-anticipated movie, and the lady herself

Next stop, an Oscar Streep as Thatcher with Jim Broadbent as Denis Thatcher

Next stop, an Oscar Streep as Thatcher with Jim Broadbent as Denis Thatcher

Winner: Brad Pitt was named best actor for The Tree Of Life (pictured) and Moneyball

Winner: Brad Pitt was named best actor for The Tree Of Life (pictured) and Moneyball