Claire Packer

Claire Packer

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The online diary of a film fan. My cinema of choice is my living room, snuggled up on the sofa with my dog. First entry: 1 January 2012.

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  • Goldfinger

    Goldfinger

    ★★★★

    This is still one of my favourites from the series as it has it all: an enigmatic but despicable criminal mastermind, exotic locations and a Bond girl who is more than a match for the man himself.

  • Rocks

    Rocks

    ★★★★

    The young cast deliver such excellent performances that you forget that this a film and not a documentary. It's gritty, real, and brings to the big screen a heart-breaking story that so many young people in the UK experience.

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  • The Dig

    The Dig

    ★★★½

    The Dig is an enjoyable film that, much like the dig itself, starts off measured and gentle. However, it loses its way and if you’re watching it for the archaeology alone you will be disappointed.

    Read my full review.

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★★

    What a blast! Doesn't feel as polished as a Marvel but it's all the better for it. Reminiscent of Tron: Legacy through the use of vivid colours, a smattering of Loki & Thor misunderstandings as well as Ponyo vibes at the beginning.

    Momoa is the epitome of perfect casting.