• Scrapbook: Cinema Through Time

    In honour of our latest print issue being released, and in view of its theme of time, us here at Entertainment decided to take a look at how certain aspects of cinema have evolved. So hold on to your Flux Capacitors and take a stroll with us through film-time… The Rise and...
  • Trouble in Paradise: Diversity and Inclusivity in Fantastic Beasts

    In a new age of campaigns for inclusivity and diversity, there is no doubt that there is a new found motivation for individuals who want to be involved in the push towards modernity. Yet, the way I see it, it is important to do this carefully so that your...
  • Fantastic Beasts: A Magical Masculinity

    In many ways, the Fantastic Beasts series subverts the action/adventure genre, none more so than in its protagonist, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). Many critics found themselves detached from Redmayne’s main character, describing him as “so good-hearted, simple, and nondescript that it’s sort of crazy that he’s going to be...
  • Style Icon: Ezra Miller

    With the release of the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, queer actor Ezra Miller is back where he belongs: on the red carpet. Miller, who came out as queer in 2012, recently told Hollywood Reporter: “Queer just means no, I don’t do that. I don’t identify as a...
  • Has Disney Run Out of Ideas?

    Once upon a time, every child grew up spellbound by the magic of Disney movies. We all cried when Mufasa fell to his doom, we all filled our homes with high-pitched cries of ‘Under The Sea’, and we all sat cross-legged on our living room rug imaging ourselves traversing...
  • Updating the Crime Files of Gellert Grindelwald

    With the release of the name of the second Fantastic Beast film, along with a cast photo featuring our first look at Jude Law’s younger version of Albus Dumbledore, Impact looks at the possibilities this new film has… We are familiar with the storyline of Gellert Grindelwald, relevant as...
  • Let’s Articulate #20 – Is this representation?

    Following the massive media excitement about the first “exclusively gay” moment in a Disney movie – LeFou in the new live-action Beauty and the Beast – which turned out to be based on a blink-and-you-miss-it non-event, I got thinking about what actually qualifies as LGBTQ+ representation in artistic media....