• 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...
  • A treasure trove of foreign film recommendations:

    With Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite garnering so much attention recently (and deservedly so), we at Impact started discussing our favourite foreign films. And, well, the discussion turned into a debate, which turned into an article. Pretty nifty, right?   House of Flying Daggers (2004): This ingeniously plotted, gorgeously palleted martial arts masterpiece...
  • Little Women – Why Greta Gerwig Deserved More

    Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, is, in my humble opinion, one of the best film adaptations of a book that has ever been made. An opinion I hope that after reading this, you will wholeheartedly support. Having read the book myself, I was at first sceptical of the way the...
  • ‘In a World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind’ – A Look at the Specifics of Caroline’s Law

    Caroline Flack, former presenter and TV personality, tragically took her own life on the 15th February in her north-east London home. The inquest into her death, which took place on the 19th of February, suggested that she had in fact hung herself after being what many have described as...
  • Film Review: Leto

    Leto (pronounced “lee-air-ta”) translates into ‘summer’ or ‘summertime’. It’s this choice of title that foreshadows what is an intrinsically reminiscent film. Based on the memoirs of Natalya Naumenko, Kirill Serebrennikov’s Leto invites the audience to 1980s Leningrad where, through Natalya’s eyes, we learn about the development of the city’s lively rock...
  • Books and Comics That Should Be Adapted for Film and TV

    I’ve always been a book lover. And a film lover. And a lover of book-to-film adaptations. With that said, there’s quite a few books that still need to be translated onscreen. The Last Dragon Series by Chris D’Lacy The series starts with university student David, who takes a room...
  • Rugby Centenary at the University of Nottingham

    It has been all things rugby in Nottingham recently, as the 2019-20 season marks the centenary of the University of Nottingham’s Rugby Union team. Last week also saw the England team compete in the final against South Africa for the World Cup. Whilst the pubs were full and the...