• Horror Villains Scrapbook: A Very Impact Halloween

    ‘Tis the season…to be chilled to the bone! With the ghostly holiday upon us, Impact Film & TV have decided to appreciate some of the creatures and monsters that have blessed the silver and small screen, as well as our nightmares. Without further ado, here are our top horror...
  • Gender-swapped remakes: A risk worth taking?

    With cinematic studios producing gender-swapped remakes such as Ghostbusters and Ocean’s Eleven, it generates a discussion on whether this is a positive way to progress women in film or if it the potential hindrance to them is too risky. There is no doubt that even if there are strong...
  • Film Review: The Cloverfield Paradox

    Ten years after the first film, the Cloverfield franchise has become unrecognisable from the raw ‘found-footage’ concept that once defined it. Now with a different director (Julius Onah), almost double the budget and J. J. Abrams as the producer, you would think The Cloverfield Paradox was a prequel with serious...
  • Let’s Articulate #18: Why Science Fiction is Essential

    The age old saying “history repeats itself” is as cliched as it is true. Ask any historian and they’ll tell you all about how some of history’s most notorious characters often follow in the footsteps of their predecessors, usually to devastating consequences. Age old tales of human hubris repeating itself...
  • Impact Plays – Alien: Isolation

    Alien: Isolation is the latest game to tie in with the highly successful film franchise of the same name. Thankfully it departs completely from the formula of the last game, Colonial Marines, as first-person shooting is replaced by a genre far more befitting of the films; survival horror. Minimalist...
  • Scrapbook – Films Not Set On Earth

    Greeting Guardians of the Galaxy into UK cinemas, our writers scour the cinematic universe of fantasy and sci-fi in search of the best films set beyond the Earth. Star Wars “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…”. Spanning six movies, numerous animated series, hundreds of novels,...
  • Next on Netflix #12

    With Clerks, quirks and cartoonish perks, Next on Netflix never neglects a single title. Sam suggests some seemingly obscure sensations this week, that are sure to surprise even the streaming sceptic, in our next best recommendations on Netflix. Clerks In 1994, an unknown filmmaker from Red Bank, New Jersey...