Joanna Hogg

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Streaming: The Souvenir Part II, Belfast and the best screen memoirs
Joanna Hogg and Kenneth Branagh join an eminent group of film-makers who have mined their youth for dramatic inspiration

Guy Lodge

23, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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My award goes to... our film critics reveal their personal Oscars shortlists
Ahead of the official Academy nominations, Observer film critics pick their own favourites

Mark Kermode, Wendy Ide, Simran Hans, Guy Lodge

06, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Souvenir: Part II – Joanna Hogg’s creative coming-of-age tale is a triumph
Part two of Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama, in which a young film-maker finds her creative path after a doomed love affair, is the director’s most accessible work to date

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

06, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Souvenir Part II review – a flood of austere sunlight in Joanna Hogg’s superb sequel
Hogg’s double-Swinton, highly autobiographical study of a young film-maker is less detached, more emotionally engaging, as we enter Julie’s world for a second time

Peter Bradshaw

03, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘My family could not be more different to the one in The Souvenir’
After her acclaimed debut in Joanna Hogg’s film, the actor returns in its sequel, starring again alongside her mother, Tilda. She talks about her unconventional upbringing and her off-screen life studying psychology

Claire Armitstead

23, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Belfast and Boiling Point top British independent film award nominations
Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical Belfast and kitchen drama Boiling Point starring Stephen Graham both secure 11 Bifa nods each

Andrew Pulver

03, Nov, 2021 @12:34 PM

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London film festival 2021: Peter Bradshaw’s top 10 picks
Tilda Swinton in Memoria, Kenneth Branagh’s memorial to Belfast and Edgar Wright’s 60s horror: the Guardian’s chief film critic chooses his must-sees at this year’s festival

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2021 @2:29 PM

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West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Cannes 2021 week one roundup: saliva tests and strange visions
It’s not the festival as we know it, but despite Covid restrictions there are wild gems from Leos Carax, Joanna Hogg, Todd Haynes and more

Xan Brooks

10, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Cannes: Joanna Hogg and Clio Barnard to premiere new films in Directors’ Fortnight
Twelve of the 30 film-makers featured in Directors’ Fortnight sidebar are women, compared to four of the 24 in main competition

Andrew Pulver

08, Jun, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Need zing in your Zoom? Let Warhol and the avant-garde vamp up your video conferences
It’s hard to make much of a mark in the strange, static world of video-conferencing. But we could all learn a trick or two from famous arthouse film-makers, from Jim Jarmusch to Andy Warhol

Steve Rose

23, Apr, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Prince William's ticking off means Bafta must get serious about diversity
Bafta seeks to project the image of a global, inclusive institution but the reality suggests it is guided by outdated traditions and prejudices

Steve Rose

03, Feb, 2020 @3:41 PM

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