Charlotte Walton

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Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians-2-posterCast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan

3 years after they first banded together to save the Galaxy; Star Lord, Gamora, Drax and Rocket are all back with a smaller, cuter and wittier version of everybody’s favourite tree, Baby Groot!

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Film Review: Beauty and the Beast

BeautyPosterCast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson

In the latest live-action remake of a Walt Disney classic, Bill Condon takes on the challenge of Beauty and the Beast. In a little town somewhere in France, book-lover Belle lives with her inventor father. When she is trapped in a castle by a hideous Beast, she will come to learn that beauty is found on the inside. But will she be able to fall in love with her captor and break the curse upon them before  time runs out?

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Book Review: Wishful Drinking

“I feel I’m very sane about how crazy I am.”

Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking

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In Wishful Drinking, the first in her series of memoirs, Carrie Fisher bares all. Taking us through growing up with celebrity parentage, her struggles with drug-use, and the guiding light that was the birth of her daughter Billie.

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Film Review: The LEGO Batman Movie

lego-batman-movieCast: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes

When Batman’s greatest enemy, The Joker, and the rest of Gotham’s villains are vanquished, what will the dark knight do with all his free time? And when a young Dick Grayson is adopted by playboy billionaire, Bruce Wayne, how will he cope when being around someone who knows what it feels to live without family.

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Film Review: The Space Between Us

The_Space_Between_Us_posterCast: Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino

16 year-old Gardner Elliott (Butterfield) is the first of his kind. A human born on Mars. Having lived his life as a secret, his only communication with Earth is through a chat room where he meets foster-kid Tulsa (Robertson). But what happens when he gets the chance to go to Earth. Will he find his family, and learn the true meaning of home?

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Film Review: A Monster Calls

a-monster-calls-posterStarring: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson

Based on Patrick Ness’ award-winning novel of the same name, A Monster Calls tells the tale of Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall), a young boy trying to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) fight with cancer.

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New Year, New…No.

I absolutely hate that phrase. As soon as it hit 00:00 on 01/01/2017 my Facebook page was spammed with “New Year, new me! posts. But is it really?

Yes it’s a new year, but how exactly are you new? When you wake up on 1st January, you’re still exactly the same person as you were on 31st December, you just may have new resolutions/goals/aspirations that you want to complete. That in no way makes you new.

Alas, I like most have indeed set myself some 2017 goals. I call them ‘goals’ rather than resolutions as majority of them are numeric, and have a tangible result. Now these are things that need much consideration, so I decided to take the first week of the New Year to work out what I think I can achieve.

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Blogmas: Day Twenty-One – The Sleeper and the Spindle Review

The Sleeper and the Spindle is a ‘sort of’ retelling of two classic fairytales: Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. Written by Neil Gaiman, it follows his winning format, taking a well known subject and twisting it with dark and sinister undertones. Chris Riddell’s gorgeous illustrations compliment the story perfectly in every way.

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Blogmas: Day Twenty – Rogue One Review

rogue-oneCast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Mads Mikkelsen

Rogue One is the “prequel that isn’t a prequel”. Starting mere days before the events of the original release of Star Wars: A New Hope, Rogue One follows Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) on her quest to retrieve the blueprints for a new planet destroyer developed by the ruthless Imperial Director Krennic. Whilst on this intrepid  adventure Jyn allies with an unlikely bunch of rebels, whilst trying to find out the truth behind her Father’s involvement in a dark and sinister plot…

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Blogmas: Day Nineteen – Henry Christmas Traditions

My third and final guest post of Blogmas comes from somebody who’s already featured in the past with her Cursed Child review, the one, the only, it’s Clare (better known as ABookandTea)! Clare’s Christmas traditions have always intrigued me, so I asked her if she would kindly share them for all to experience. Over to you Clare!

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