Joanna Hogg

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The best films of 2023 to look forward to
New movies from Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Sam Mendes, Greta Gerwig and Florian Zeller, among others, mean there’s a feast of cinema to look forward to in the coming months

Peter Bradshaw

30, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Venice film festival 2022 week two roundup – discomfort and joy
A mood of theatricality prevailed at this year’s edition – a bleak but furiously cinematic Marilyn Monroe biopic and a forbiddingly austere French courtroom drama being the most distinctive offerings

Jonathan Romney

10, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Eternal Daughter review – double Tilda Swinton haunts Joanna Hogg ghost story
Venice film festival: Swinton plays both mother and daughter in a moving and disconcerting move into pseudo horror from the director of The Souvenir

Peter Bradshaw

06, Sep, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Strong women, Weinstein and UK-wide screenings: London film festival 2022 lineup thinks big
Matthew Warchus’s Matilda will open this year’s festival, which foregrounds stories of female collectivity and has simultaneous screenings nationwide

Catherine Shoard

01, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Cate Blanchett and Harry Styles to head to Venice for 2022 edition of film festival
Competition slots for jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi, Martin McDonagh and Darren Aronofsky, while actors on show range from past winner Blanchett to Bill Nighy and Harry Styles

Andrew Pulver

26, Jul, 2022 @1:44 PM

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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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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