• Friends 20th Anniversary Scrapbook

    On this day back in 1994, “The First One” of the acclaimed sitcom Friends premiered, unaware of the momentous cultural impact the show would have in the years following. Now, on the 20th anniversary of the Pilot, we’re celebrating the series’ continuing flight of fandom as we countdown the...
  • Scrapbook – Neo-noir Films

    As Sin City: A Dame to Kill For storms style first into UK theatres, our writers recognise some of the finest films of neo-noir cinema. Blade Runner   The archetypal neo-noir, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is extremely prescient. 32 years after...
  • Trailer watch – 22 Jump Street

    22 Jump Street is the follow-up to the hugely successful 21 Jump Street. The trailer looked extremely similar to the first film, it looks as though the director is sticking to a similar plot. Except for the fact that it is set in the College environment instead of a...
  • Review – 12 Years A Slave

    12 Years A Slave, Steve McQueen’s latest feature, shows the director is becoming increasingly more narrative and mainstream without losing either his potency or his fondness for long takes. Following the true story of one free man Solomon Northup, kidnapped and forced into an increasingly harrowing 12 years of...
  • Trailer Watch – 17/10/2013

    Welcome back to Trailer Watch, your fortnightly guide to the latest and best trailers. Four trailers caught my eye this week, Homefront starring Jason Statham, Afghan war flick Lone Survivor, highly acclaimed drama 12 Years a Slave and lastly new Luc Besson movie, The Family. Homefront Jason Statham plays the usual tough, no nonsense character...
  • Review – World War Z

    Zombie films are flooding in so thick and fast these days it’s a wonder that there’s anything original out there; we’ve seen the classics, the sequels, the parodies, the zom-rom-coms – we’ve seen nazi zombies, cyborg zombies, voodoo zombies and even an Osama bin Laden zombie, so why did...
  • Trailer Watch – 09/11/2012

    After a week off due to being terribly busy at Mayhem Horror Film Festival (check out our coverage here), Impact is back with a new edition of Trailer Watch. This week we have brand new footage from World War Z, The Last Stand and Les Miserables. World War Z Marc Forster (Quantum of...