Pause and Reflect: Why I am Glad I Gave “The Souvenir” a Rewatch

Sometimes, we simply need to pause and reflect on a film, and if you can’t stop thinking of it then it’s worth returning to it. I’m not sure whether I want to see any of Hogg’s other films, or even see “The Souvenir Part II” but I do know that I am grateful that I gave “The Souvenir” another chance.  Continue reading Pause and Reflect: Why I am Glad I Gave “The Souvenir” a Rewatch

Retrospective Review: Archipelago

By Caz Armstrong With the recent release of Joanna Hogg‘s critically acclaimed film “The Souvenir”, I have decided to return to Hogg’s previous film, “Archipelago” (2010). The film follows Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard) who join their mother for a strained family holiday in the Isles of Scilly. The two things to struck me most about this film were the incredibly natural performances … Continue reading Retrospective Review: Archipelago