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Sarah Clapperton

A contract manager moonlighting as a rather discerning film and book critic, with an almost fangirl appreciation for anything made by Christopher Nolan. When I'm not catching up on my latest read or watch, you can usually find me trying out my amateur baking skills - Bake Off here I come!

Unfrosted Review

REVIEW: Unfrosted

Unfrosted is Jerry Seinfeld’s feature film directorial debut, now showing on Netflix. This rather surreal story of the creation of Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts is possibly the strangest and most ridiculous film I’ll see this year, and not necessarily in a bad way. The film opens in the 1960s with Kellogg’s exec Bob Cabana (Jerry Seinfeld) in […]

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Imaginary Review

REVIEW: Imaginary

Imaginary is the latest release from horror studio Blumhouse, it’s eighth in the space of a year. With hits like Insidious and Paranormal Activity under their belt, you’d be forgiven for expecting similar from anything Blumhouse releases. However like their most recent release Night Swim, Imaginary is about as dull and unimaginative as you can

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Wonka Review

REVIEW: Wonka

Wonka is the latest film adaptation to take inspiration from the Roald Dahl novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This version follows a different route, bringing us the origin story of how Willy Wonka becomes a chocolatier, a story that while sweet, is maybe a little too sickly and overbearing. Starring Timothée Chalamet as Willy

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Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning

REVIEW: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the seventh instalment in the Mission: Impossible film franchise. With returning star Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie, Ethan Hunt’s latest escapade is as thrilling as you’d expect, it’s just a shame that the inflated run time and lack of ending (due to Part Two being released

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Saltburn Review

REVIEW: Saltburn

Saltburn is the second film from writer and director Emerald Fennell, a follow-up to her lauded debut Promising Young Woman. This time Fennell focuses on social class and the rich elite, with the end result landing somewhere between brilliant and frustrating. The film follows Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan), a working-class boy from Merseyside who has

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