• An Interview With Savoy Cinema: How Is Lenton’s Local Cinema Coping With The Pandemic?

    Emily Fletcher In light of the announcement of many of the UK’s largest cinema chains temporarily closing, we decided to check in on Nottingham’s local Savoy Cinema. The venue has sat in the heart of Lenton for 85 years and is known as the only surviving pre-Second World War...
  • Psychology Of Horror Films: Why Do We Like Being Scared?

    Gemma Cockrell Horror films are an essential part of the Hallowe’en season, however, with horror being defined as ‘an extremely strong feeling of fear and shock’ – it seems strange that we are so eager to watch something that is made with the purpose and intention to scare us....
  • Cineworld closures: The changing viewing experience in the isolation age

    Emily Fletcher In another blow to the creative industries, the closure of 127 Cineworld establishments in the UK, and the midweek closure of a quarter of Odeon and Vue’s venues, has brought into question the future of our entertainment industry. With lack of content being produced for distribution, and...
  • Film Tourism: A Good Thing?

    Kayleigh Moore Across the world there are iconic cities that play host to a great number of films. The streets of London, New York, and Paris feature in many a film and add extra tourist appeal to these already popular locations. When in London many will take a trip...
  • Historically Adequate? The Importance Of Period Accuracy In Costume

    Whether it’s the raunchy kilts of Outlander or the leather armour in The Musketeers, there is always some debate about the accuracy of period costume. This is sometimes down to a lack of information about certain periods, but is also often due to the negligence of designers. There has...
  • Representing Dance On-screen: A Now-impossible Feat to Achieve?

    Over the course of the last fifteen years, there’s been an increasing trend for the making of biopics about high-profile figures in the entertainment world, in part due to the rise in popularity of online platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. The world of music has been extraordinarily...
  • Annie @ Theatre Royal

    This week, Impact was lucky enough to be invited to see the opening night performance of Annie at the Nottingham Theatre Royal. Nearly everyone has seen the film or knows the story of the redheaded orphan’s search to find her true family. Quite simply, this production is the revision...