Four times Meryl Streep slayed us/you/ev­ery­thing

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It’s a near-sci­en­tific fact that it’s im­pos­si­ble to dis­like Meryl Streep. With Flo­rence Fos­ter Jenk­ins, she’s back in com­edy mode, but it’s her un­re­lent­ing com­bi­na­tion of smarts and sass that’ve won her an army of fans through­out the years. Let’s re­live her best lines… Be­cause why not? The Iron Lady Her turn as Mag­gie Thatcher cer­tainly nailed the for­mer PM’s icy-cold steel. “Many men have un­der­es­ti­mated me be­fore. This lot seem bound to do the same, but they will rue the day.”

The Devil Wears Prada

Ar­guably her most iconic role, her turn as fash­ion edi­tor Mi­randa Priestly was equal parts with­er­ing and won­der­ful. “By all means move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me.”

Death Be­comes Her You could take pretty much any line from this camp com­edy clas­sic, but her re­ac­tion to her fren­emy’s demise is time­less bitchy bril­liance. “She is? Oh. These are the mo­ments that make life worth liv­ing.”

Julie & Ju­lia When her mid­dle-aged TV chef elo­quently de­scribes

can­nel­loni. “These damn things are as hot as a stiff cock.” Quite.

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