• LGBTQ+ Representation in Children’s Animation: An Ongoing Battle – Part 5/5

    Jack Richardson In this final part we look at the House of Mouse’s long, problematic road to good representation in its shows, and how TV animation like the Owl House is now setting an example for Disney’s big screen projects to follow. Disney Animation The Owl House, Gravity Falls,...
  • LGBTQ+ Representation In Children’s Animation: An Ongoing Battle – Part 1

    Jack Richardson The last decade has seen massive improvement in LGBTQ+ representation in mainstream children’s animation, from Nickelodeon to Cartoon Network to Netflix, and even Disney who have jumped on the bandwagon now.  LGBTQ+ representation in children’s media matters for a number of reasons. LGBTQ+ youth are statistically far...
  • The Forgettable Obscurity Of Apple TV+

    Apple TV+ was this week judged “below average” for both value and original programming by the American Customer Satisfaction Index. It has now been over half a year since its launch, so the question is – why has this new streaming service failed to gain traction? While Apple TV+...
  • EA and Star Wars: The Fall of an Empire

    With Jedi: Fallen Order unveiling its first gameplay at E3, Jack examines EA’s troubled history with Star Wars. Imagine this. You’re one of the biggest game publishers on the planet, and you’re handed the biggest brand in pop-culture on a platter. Star Wars is bigger than ever. Episode VII...
  • All 22 MCU Films Ranked

    Avengers: Endgame concludes the ‘Infinity Saga’ for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began with 2008’s Iron Man. To mark this momentous culmination, I’m going to take a look back at every single film and rank them. This list is a reflection of my opinions not as a critic but...
  • The Disney-Fox Merger: A key summary

    At 2 minutes after midnight EST, March 20th, the $71bn acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney finally began after over 18 months of legal ratification. The deal is unprecedented in Hollywood and is causing a predicted 4,000 layoffs to both avoid duplication with Disney’s copious existing assets, and...
  • Trailer Watch – Toy Story 4

    This week, Disney finally gave us the official trailer for the much anticipated Toy Story 4. Impact’s Jack took a long at the jam-packed insight into the movie to see what it reveals about the upcoming film, seeming similarities to the first three films, and ultimately, is it necessary? This...