• Comfort Films – The Medicine We All Need

    Ah, the comfort film. The cinematic equivalent of a nice warm blanket and a cup of cocoa. The antidote to exam stress and, more importantly, a great all round “feel-good” experience. Here at IMPACT, some of our writers have taken the liberty to share their own recommendations regarding the...
  • Blue Planet II Live @ Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

    After the success of the BAFTA award-winning TV series Blue Planet II, Motorpoint Arena visited the depths of the ocean with BBC Studios and FKP Scorpio’s 13 date live tour. Accompanied by BBC presenter Anita Rani and the City of Prague Orchestra, the incredible wildlife footage came to life,...
  • Dunkirk – A Christopher Nolan Masterpiece

    Three. Two. One. Mark. Christopher Nolan has taken his shot at the war film genre. ‘Dunkirk’ requires proper recognition as something that, for the most part, could be a timeless piece. Between Tom Hardy flying soundly in the Supermarine Spitfire-fighter aircraft (as a Royal Air Force pilot) and Hans...
  • Rewind Review – Gladiator

    “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.” Gladiator...
  • Review – Interstellar

    There are few directors in the world given complete freedom to create any project desired and Christopher Nolan is one of them. His projects have grown from Memento and The Prestige to the Batman trilogy and Inception, and Interstellar takes his work to another dimension… literally. Films with the...
  • Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is without a doubt the best Sony commercial and 142 minute trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 you’ll ever encounter. Oh, it’s supposed to be a standalone film? Well then this might be a contender for the superlatively senseless superhero sequel that somehow...
  • Review – Rush

    Much like how the real James Hunt rose up from Formula 3 to Formula 1, Chris Hemsworth first appeared to a mass audience in 2009 portraying the small role of George Kirk, Captain James Tiberius Kirk’s father in J.J. Abrams reboot of Star Trek. Since then, Hemsworth has rose...