• “Annoying Characters and Emotional Platitudes” – Film Review: The Woman In The Window

    Directed by Joe Wright (Pride and Prejudice, Darkest Hour), The Woman in the Window is a pretentious botch. It wants to be a serious psychological drama and a silly slasher mystery at the same time, but by trying to combine the two, it miserably fails at both....
  • The Greatest Stars of the Silver Screen – An Impact Scrapbook

    When somebody says “Movie-star” what do you think of? The glamorous celebrity? Or perhaps the hard-working thespian? Here at IMPACT we’ve asked our writers the very same question. And this is what they’ve come up with. Keanu Reeves: Keanu Reeves. That’s all I have to say really. But here...
  • Look Out For… January

    The festive period may be over, but a new year means new films to look forward to, and January certainly doesn’t disappoint. If you’re a fan of network darling This Is Us, then its creator Dan Fogelman brings generational drama Life Itself – which, despite some lacklustre reviews does...
  • Filmtroduction: Amy Adams

    With the recent release of Arrival and Nocturnal Animals, and their subsequent critical acclaim, Amy Adams has proved once again that her talents as an actress are not to be underestimated. Impact Film & TV take a look at the road travelled by one of this year’s likely Oscar...
  • Arrival: A look into Humanity in the face of Aliens

    Arrival is a magnificent science-fiction film which perfectly achieves the balance so many large-scale movies aim for, and often fail to accomplish: to create a film that is impressive in its visual scope, yet maintains an emotional intimacy in amidst the plot and special effects.  This is Dennis Villeneuve’s...
  • Nocturnal Animals: Full of Unfulfilled Promise

    Naked, plus-sized women dancing in slow motion with pom-poms and sparklers to an Americana drenched backdrop. Welcome to Nocturnal Animals. Renowned fashionista Tom Ford made his directorial debut in 2009 with the critically acclaimed A Single Man, the story of a university professor who struggles to cope with the...
  • Film Review – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Zack Snyder is one of the most polarising directors working in Hollywood right now, and his ventures into the iconic characters are no exception. Man of Steel split the critics and the fans and Batman v Superman is likely to do the same. There is an awful lot to...