• The delicate line that ‘Dark Souls III’ rides

    With equal parts beauty and brutality, Dark Souls III has provided one of the most memorable gaming experiences of recent years. If you’re going to give this one ago, be prepared to die. A lot. FromSoftware’s 2016 title received much critical acclaim upon release. And now that I’m finally...
  • 30 Disney Films We Should All Be Watching in Self-Isolation

    I feel like I’m putting my head on a block here, but let’s open it up for discussion. Here’s a ranking of my favourite Disney films to watch (and rewatch) in self-isolation. #30 – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) ‘Why is the Rum...
  • Our Favourite Films and TV Shows From Childhood

    We all had something that we repeatedly watched as children. Something that probably drove our parents mad. SpongeBob SquarePants, anyone? Maybe it was Mighty Morphin Power Rangers? Or Barney & Friends? Here at Impact, we decided to embrace the nostalgia and share with you some of our childhood obsessions. The Forgotten...
  • Behind the Scenes at NNT: Pilgrimage

    Last week, the Nottingham New Theatre opened their in-house season with a punchy, hilarious performance of Pinter’s Celebration. This week, they launch their more experimental, student-written fringe season with Pilgrimage. I sat down with the play’s writer and director, Tara Anegada, and her producer, Jack Titley, to discuss the...
  • We were on a break with Friends … perhaps we should still be on one?

    OH. MY. GAWWWDDD. It’s time to squeal Janice style because a new episode of Friends will soon be on our screens. People want a reunion, and people will watch it. But in reality, will they be getting what they imagined? We see revivals as a trend all the time,...
  • Friends: The One with the Cultural Phenomenon

    There are few television shows that could still permeate into current popular culture, more than fifteen years after its original broadcast. And yet, Friends still defies the odds. Ask anyone, of nearly any age, which Friends character they are, and most will have answer within the minute. One only...
  • The 10 best stars to have left EastEnders

    When legend June Brown (who played Dot Cotton) announced recently that she was leaving Albert Square at age 93, many dedicated fans were deeply saddened. She’s been part of the soap’s furniture for so long, after all. It therefore seems like an appropriate time to analyse some of the...