• Look Out For… July

    With exams far behind us and summer in full swing, what better time to take a trip to the cinema? The football World Cup means that we’re a little low on big-budget blockbusters, but if show-stopping musicals are your bag, then there are a couple to keep your eye...
  • Ideal TV Shows for a Procrastination Binge-Watch

    So, exam season is upon us. Your days are filled with coffee, cramming and crises (whether in Rock City or otherwise). You spend hours on end trying to bag yourself a table in Hallward. Your eyes hurt from staring at words on your laptop screen for too long. Sometimes...
  • Best ‘Alternative’ Christmas Films

    We all know that one person. The action movie fanatic determined to be contrary who, whilst others sit around enjoying It’s a Wonderful Life and Love Actually, can’t help but pipe up with the oh-so-original claim: “Actually, Die Hard is the best Christmas film”. The clear (by now tiresome)...
  • Look Out For…January

    January is a great time for awards season lovers like me. The critically lauded films that have been out in the US for a few weeks finally drift across the pond to be released in the UK, just in time for the Oscar nominations to be announced on the...
  • Time Hop: Trailer Watch – The Phantom Menace

    November 1998: The first Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace trailer premieres in cinemas around the world. Expectations were high…oh, innocence is bliss. IMPACT Film & TV dare to imagine a Trailer Watch from yesteryear… George Lucas’ stellar new trailer for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace showcases the thrilling, classic StarWars-esque...
  • Watch This If…You Don’t Want To Return To Lectures

    Given the tragic passing of Robin Williams, many critics have shown a sudden interest in his earlier work. Of the plethora of Williams classics, one in particular stands tall. First released in 1989, Dead Poets Society was that rarest of beasts, a critical and commercial success. But what does...
  • Watch This If… You need your faith in humanity restored

    Sometimes, you just need to feel like there is some good in the world, and that there is a way to help people. The Blind Side is a film which encapsulates this, despite, or possibly because of its Hollywood spin. The film is based loosely around the story of...