• Delving Into the Don’t Worry Darling Drama

    It is not very often that a movie generates a multitude of media storms before it even hits theatres, but this can certainly be said of Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling. Set for UK cinema release on the 23rd of September, Don’t Worry Darling is Wilde’s second endeavour in...
  • Investigating The Enemies to Lovers Trope

    Orla Newstead Enemies to lovers: it’s a tale we all know well. The boy meets the girl, the girl hates the boy, then by some miracle they fall in love and a happily ever after ensues. In a new series for Impact examining popular tropes in film and TV,...
  • From Studio to Screen: When Musicians Become Actors

    With the buzz surrounding the impending release of Don’t Worry Darling, Harry Styles’ lead acting debut, and the announcement that Ariana Grande is to play Glinda in the long-awaited Wicked film adaptation, it seems that singers are keen to foray into the world of acting, especially following the success...
  • Owning Physical vs Digital Media: When Innovation Becomes Repetition

    Ed Farley Following his article on the Cancellation of DC’s Batgirl film, Ed Farley delves deeper into the ramifications of losing digital content, and how these ramifications draw parallels to the history of film. Streaming services. I’ve spoken about them a lot. The joys of having hundreds of titles...
  • How Has The Cancellation Of Batgirl Threatened Ownership And Consumption Of Film?

    Recently, Warner Bros. announced that DC film Batgirl had been permanently scrapped, sending shockwaves across Hollywood. Additionally, it was announced that HBO Max (the streaming service that was to be the home of the film) was to be shut down in 2023, to make way for a new service...
  • The ‘GentleMinions’ Trend: Suits, Bananas, and Chaos

    The ‘GentleMinions’ trend has recently taken the world by storm following the release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) this July. The ‘GentleMinions’ trend saw large groups of teenagers going to the cinema wearing suits and filming their experience and posting it online, mainly to Tik Tok. Arabella...
  • Teen Wolf Is Back… and So Is Its Best Villain

    Cora-Laine Moynihan Almost five years on since the series finale, the angsty supernatural drama, Teen Wolf, is returning to our screens- but not in its original form. Paramount+ released a teaser trailer for Teen Wolf: The Movie on the 22nd of July 2022 at San Diego Comic Con and...