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Johanna Schneller

Johanna Schneller

Johanna Schneller is one of North America's leading freelance journalists specializing in entertainment features. She has profiled the most prominent actors of our time - among them, Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp, Diane Keaton, Brad Pitt, Julianne Moore, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Liam Neeson, Robert Downey, Jr. and Nicole Kidman. Her cover stories have appeared in a variety of major magazines, including In Style, Premiere, Vanity Fair, Ladies Home Journal and More. She was a senior writer in the Los Angeles bureau of GQ magazine from 1990 to 1994. Currently, she writes the weekly Fame Game column in The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper; and for two seasons, she hosted TVO's renowned film series, Saturday Night at the Movies. She lives in Toronto with her husband, the writer and broadcaster Ian Brown, and their two children.

Latest articles
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Review: Under its cool exterior, The Wife roils with fury
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Glenn Close on making herself heard
TIFF 2018: The best, worst and most awkward moments of the Toronto International Film Festival
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TIFF 2018: A crying game that’s hard to win
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TIFF 2018: Waiting for Tanaya Beatty’s perfect world
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Review: Madeline’s Madeline is an emotional rip current
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Review: Breath is a story of self-delusion, betrayal and heartbreak
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Review: Support the Girls is a sly comedy that feels so real
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Prolific writer Linwood Barclay on transforming from author to screenwriter
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Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post captures the fugue state that is adolescence
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post was made for the teenager in all of us
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Rob ‘Meathead’ Reiner finds a new Archie Bunker to spar with
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Sandra Oh is killing it Subscriber content
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The filthy world of John Waters Johanna Schneller
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Review: The First Purge will not make Independence Day Great Again
The ups and downs of a multigen family vacation in Tuscany Subscriber content
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For television screenwriters, is Time really Up? Johanna Schneller
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Scenes from Rebecca Addelman’s attempt to make it in show business
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Why Larysa Kondracki put women first on the set of TV mini-series Picnic at Hanging Rock Subscriber content
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Julianna Margulies on the #MeToo reckoning