• What “American Horror Story: 1984” Strives To Teach Us About The Passage Of Time

    WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS The world’s most popular horror anthology series has taken its viewers on a variety of journeys over the last ten years. From power-hungry witches in New Orleans, to ghost colonies butchering farmhouse owners in North Carolina, American Horror Story has highlighted both the bright and dark...
  • Stranger than fiction? Musical cameos in popular TV and film

    Celebrities have long popped up in places we least expect them, and I’m not talking about in cafes or in the high street. I’m talking about television and film, and about the musicians who star even when we least expect it. There are some great examples and some terrible...
  • Film Review: Mad To Be Normal

    Set in the 1960s, Mad To Be Normal follows the life and work of famous Scottish psychiatrist R. D. Laing (David Tennant), exploring his controversial methods of treatment of psychotic patients and creation of his “medication-free sanctuary” Kingsley Hall in East London. Unnerving and heavy, it questions the nature...
  • Lore: Amazon Prime Series review

    The new Amazon Prime anthology series thrills with retellings of the historical events that birthed the world’s most enduring legends. Lore, a new entry into Amazon’s ever-expanding repertoire of TV shows and films, debuted its entire first season on Friday 13th, aptly timed for Halloween. Each of the 6...
  • A life of adversity: A Look at Jamie Brewer

    Impact Style’s Joanna Grimwood has been delving into the lives of the individuals who have made large strides within the fashion industry, despite facing adversity. This is their story – one by one. In focus this week is actress and model Jamie Brewer. Keen viewers of the anthology series American...
  • The Future of Television: Breaking the Barrier Between Series and Cinema

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew McConaughey and Zooey Deschannel. What do they all have in common? Besides their curiously charming names, they’ve all made the jump from television to Hollywood, and then back again. This is part of a recent trend adopted by so called ‘A-list’ acting talent, as an increasing number are taking work on...
  • TV Review – American Horror Story: Freak Show, Episode 5

    Warning: Spoilers follow! Again we reunite for our weekly fix of Freak Show, where we discover more about the plot for our favourite freaks’ destruction. This week’s chapter, “Pink Cupcakes”, opens with some spectacular closeups of a Gala night that marks the death and display of our freaks at the American Morbidity Museum....