Meryl Streep leans across her desk, peers down her nose as though eyeing a gnat, barks out commands in rapid fire and finishes with a blithe “that’s all.”
She does not breathe fire from her nose in “The Devil Wears Prada,” but she may as well. She is, quite simply, The Dragon Lady. And it seems after all these years, her species is not exactly endangered.
Lisa Tolin is a journalist and Special Projects Editor at NBC News.