• Movie Musings…

    Following the epic-scale feature as seen in the last issue (#236) of IMPACT, our writers bring you an even larger group of even more varied cinematic cogitations, from the history of the blockbuster to far reaches of film history with the first animated feature and German Expressionism. Below are the clickable...
  • Birdman and Boyhood: To Take Flight or Stay Grounded?

    Image credit: ‘Cliff’ via Flickr In the wake of last week’s Oscars, Alex takes a look at the big winner and its closest competitor; what made them both worthy, whether they will last, and the big question – which one deserved the little golden men the most? So Birdman...
  • 87th Academy Awards – Predictions

    With only days to go before the 87th Academy Awards, Impact Film & TV weighs in on our predicted outcome for the most anticipated categories to take place in the ceremony on Sunday. Best Visual Effects Nominees: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Guardians of...
  • Next on Netflix #6

    Recently, Netflix has made a conscious effort to install more films into their database to compete with other streaming services. You’d be a little too optimistic to look for the latest blockbuster, but this week Lucy recommends some forgotten classics, so Impact ought to make you the ultimate truster. Here...
  • Review – Nebraska

    Although its title may suggest otherwise, Nebraska is not so much a film about the US Midwestern state. It’s not even necessarily about the journey there by the Grant family from Billings, Montana. Rather, it is an exploration by director Alexander Payne (Sideways, About Schmidt) of small-town, middle American...
  • Staff Scrapbook – Best, Best Picture

    In the wake of Argo becoming the 85th recipient of Best Picture statuette at this year’s Academy Awards, we asked our writers to pick their favourite winner from ceremonies past. It Happened One Night (Capra, 1934) It’s difficult to imagine the modern rom-com vying for the top honour, never mind sweeping the...
  • Oscar Nominations 2013

    The nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards have been announced. Ceremony host Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone revealed 11 of the 24 categories live this morning in the US. As it stands, Lincoln, Life of Pi, Les Misérables and Silver Linings Playbook have the most nominations. Steven Spielberg’s presidential biopic Lincoln is...