My jaw was on the floor for most of this crazy movie

Regular readers will know that I'm a huge movie fan.

Friday, 9th September 2016, 6:01 am
Updated Monday, 12th September 2016, 5:14 pm
Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry

There is something great about being totally immersed in a completely different situation than your own everyday life and I take film-watching rather seriously – ask anyone who knows me.

Going to the cinema or watching a movie at home is important.

I need to have total silence, with no checking of the phone (note to my 16-year-old niece Millie-Moo) and complete concentration.

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No conversations are allowed (unless relating to the movie, of course) and I’m being totally serious.

Hubby Matt and I went to watch Sausage Party at the weekend.

If you haven’t seen the trailer, it’s an adult animation film about the life of food at a grocery store.

It’s the brainchild of Seth Rogan, who I’m sure you all know from The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Pineapple Express etc.

He is one very funny actor and this movie is exactly the kind of film you can imagine coming from him.

It’s a crazy, out-of-control movie that no-one else would dare to make.

Although on the outside it looks like an innocent animation, it’s actually littered with big issues such as racism and sexism.

Instead of hinting at things, the characters in this film just come straight out and say it – warts and all.

Beware, this film is not suitable for children. I can’t stress that enough.

It takes quite a lot to shock me – I’m married to Matt, after all – but throughout most of the film my jaw was on the floor.

But that doesn’t mean I didn’t enjoy it. In fact, I can’t help but recommend this movie.

It’s downright hilarious, pushes boundaries and I’m still not sure how it ever got past quality control.

But let’s be thankful it did as it’s a must-watch.

If you want to know what you’re in for, check out the trailer with the online version of this column at under ‘opinion’.

Word to the wise though. Just make sure you don’t have anyone under the age of 18 nearby.


I think I must be the only person in the UK who hasn’t seen a single episode of The Great British Bake Off.

I have literally never watched a clip and now the new season has started I’m beginning to feel a bit left out.

There are constant conversations in the office about who is baking the best bread (it was bread week last week, wasn’t it – or was it biscuit week?)

I honestly don’t know because I didn’t watch it, so I can’t really contribute to the chat.

I think I’m going to have to start tuning in because it’s all anyone seems to be talking about.

The big problem is that, after three weeks in our new home, we still don’t have any TV or Wi-Fi. It’s like living in the Dark Ages!


Last month I wrote about the new romance between pop star Taylor Swift and actor Tom Hiddleston.

I commented on their PDA (public display of affection) during Taylor’s 4th July weekend bash at her house in the US.

I predicted this relationship wouldn’t last more than three months – and oh how I was spot on!

Two months later and the pair are reported to have parted ways, apparently because of Tom’s insistence on keeping their relationship very public (although Tom’s camp say it was his decision).

Well it couldn’t have been love, could it, because the pair who were said to be totally smitten with each other have now split.

I wonder who is next on her list?