Morning Call: pick of the papers

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

1. Angelina Jolie is right (Sunday Express)

It has long been known that rape is used as a weapon in war, an act that is part of a tactic rather than a consequence of conflict.

2. If Thatcher's revolution had truly saved us, why is Britain in such a mess today? (Observer)

The claims made for Mrs Thatcher's transformative powers are grossly exaggerated.

3. As the liberal sneers persist, who now speaks for the Essex man? (Sunday Times) (£)

Camilla Cavendish argues there is far less optimism for the would-be "self-made" Essex man now than in Thatcher's day.

4. Poverty food is the diet of choice. Our choice (Independent on Sunday)

The West may take a fancy to recipes inspired by the peasant life, but those compelled to eat that way would marvel at our plenty.

5. Margaret Thatcher is dead. But someone has reinvented her life (Observer)

So positive has been the media coverage of Baroness Thatcher's achievements, that I'm beginning to wonder if I imagined the entire 80s, writes Stuart Lee.

6. Thatcher's children have grown up. The world has changed since her time (Times) (£)

This generation of politicians has its own path to tread, says Michael Gove.

7. What it will take to break up Britain (Scotland on Sunday)

Iain McLean, Jim Gallagher and Guy Lodge preview their forthcoming book "Scotland's Choices".

8. Let's remember Maggie for what she really was ... a tragic failure (Mail on Sunday)

Peter Hitchens lets readers know why he is not "a worshipper at the Thatcher Shrine".

9. Margaret Thatcher - the dogged climber who pulled the ladder up (Independent on Sunday)

Baroness Thatcher did little to help less privileged women, believing the battle for women's rights had been won. She was talking about herself

10. Why David Cameron won't confront Ukip (Guardian)

The Tories, doing less well than they should be, are running scared of challenging what Nigel Farage's crew stands for.

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Casting the Brexit movie that is definitely real and will totally happen

Details are yet unclear as to whether The Bad Boys of Brexit will be gracing our screens, or just Farage's vivid imagination.

Hollywood is planning to take on the farcical antics of Nigel Farage et al during the UK referendum, according to rumours (some suspect planted by a starstruck Brexiteer). 

Details are yet unclear as to whether The Bad Boys of Brexit will be gracing our big or small screens, a DVD, or just Farage's vivid imagination, but either way here are our picks for casting the Hollywood adaptation.

Nigel Farage: Jim Carrey

The 2018 return of Alan Partridge as "the voice of hard Brexit" makes Steve Coogan the obvious choice. Yet Carrey's portrayal of the laughable yet pure evil Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events makes him a serious contender for this role. 

Boris Johnson: Gerard Depardieu

Stick a blonde wig on him and the French acting royalty is almost the spitting image of our own European aristocrat. He has also evidently already mastered the look of pure shock necessary for the final scene of the movie - in which the Leave campaign is victorious.

Arron Banks: Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais not only resembles Ukip donor Arron Banks, but has a signature shifty face perfect for the scene where the other Brexiteers ask him what is the actual plan. 

Gerry Gunster: Anthony Lapaglia

The Bad Boys of Brexit will reportedly be told from the perspective of the US strategist turned Brexit referendum expert Gerry Gunster. Thanks to recurring roles in both the comedy stalwart Frasier, and the US crime drama Without a Trace, Anthony Lapaglia is versatile enough to do funny as well as serious, a perfect mix for a story that lurches from tragedy to farce. Also, they have the same cunning eyes.

Douglas Carswell: Mark Gatiss

The resemblance is uncanny.

David Cameron: Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott is widely known for his portrayal of Moriarty in Sherlock, where he indulges in elaborate, but nationally destructive strategy games. The actor also excels in a look of misplaced confidence that David Cameron wore all the way up to the referendum. Not to mention, his forehead is just as shiny. He'll have to drink a lot of Bollinger to gain that Cameron-esque puppy fat though. 

Kate Hoey: Judi Dench

Although this casting would ruin the image of the much beloved national treasure that is Judi Dench, if anyone can pull off being the face of Labour Leave, the incredible actress can.