• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ‘The Last Faust’ – An interview with director Philipp Humm

    I recently had the opportunity to interview director Philipp Humm about his upcoming project, The Last Faust. And from the sounds of it, the 500 year old tale is about to get a lot more interesting.   Q: For people unfamiliar with the Faustian mythos, in a nutshell, could you...