The Souvenir

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Tom Burke: ‘Alan Rickman was like family, really’
The actor on tapping into his sinister side for Joanna Hogg’s Sundance hit The Souvenir, losing godfather Alan Rickman, and growing sideburns for new film The Wonder

Michael Hogan

30, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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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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Tilda Swinton: ‘My ambition was always about having a house by the sea and some dogs’
The actor opens up about her queer years with Derek Jarman and her latest clutch of films, and reveals her plans for a career change. And all while taking her five spaniels for a walk

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Power of the Dog leads London Critics’ Circle film nominations
Jane Campion’s gothic western is in the running for nine awards, with Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter in the frame for six

Andrew Pulver

16, Dec, 2021 @4:01 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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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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Baftas 2020: who will win – and who should win
The run-up to this year’s Baftas have proved unusually controversial, but what will actually happen on the night? Here’s what we think

Peter Bradshaw

01, Feb, 2020 @1:02 PM

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Parasite comes out on top at London Critics’ Circle film awards
Bong Joon-ho took home film of the year and director of the year, while Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix and Noah Baumbach were also honoured

Andrew Pulver

31, Jan, 2020 @10:14 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: the full list
Our pick of the year’s top movies released in the UK reveals the end of an era, painful breakups, festive families, horrors both real and imagined, and heroes of many kinds

20, Dec, 2019 @9:36 AM

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The Souvenir leads nominations for London critics' circle film awards
Joanna Hogg’s autobiographical relationship drama has seven nominations, ahead of Martin Scorsese’s mob epic The Irishman and Sam Mendes’ war movie 1917

Andrew Pulver

17, Dec, 2019 @2:53 PM

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