• Film Recommendations: “Integrity”

    Alex Watkin Last month, Alex selected three films around the theme of “hypocrisy” inspired by the unfortunate reoccurrence of high profile politicians flouting their own COVID-19 restrictions. This month, in contrast, the theme surrounds the virtue of sticking to your word and staying true to your principles – “Integrity”....
  • Gossip Girl Reboot – Is A Return To The Upper East Side Necessary?

    Amrit Virdi ‘’Hey Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite’’, may be one of the most iconic phrases in teen drama history. Based on the novels by Cecily von Ziegesar, Gossip Girl took the world by storm from...
  • Sex And The City Reboot: What Happens Next?

    Rebecca Barton It has been 11 years since we last checked in on the Sex and the City girls, and followed their leisurely lives of men, money, and navigating life in Manhattan. Shooting to prominence in 1998, the four protagonists helped to define a generation, as we witnessed their...
  • Scrapbook: How the Entertainment world has best tackled the issue of Mental Health

    Given the increasing prevalence of mental health issues around the UK, especially within young adults, the times has come for action to be taken. This week (18th-22nd March) has seen the University of Nottingham’s Suicide Awareness Week reaching national attention. As the week concludes, it’s vital that the momentum...
  • The Changing Nature of Film Criticism

    Film and television criticism has existed from the very beginning of the medium. Whether it was the opinions of professionals with copious amounts of knowledge about the field, or those of everyday film goers simply wanting to share how hot they think an actor is, criticism is something which has...
  • Reel Equality – Change Agents for Hollywood?

    Reel Equality, a campaign of the Nottingham based organisation, Equation, has involved itself even further regarding an issue that lies close to the many – gender inequality on the big screen. Impact Magazine interviewed Reel Equality volunteer Agnes Flues to disclose their defining purpose for Nottinghamshire. With developments such as...
  • Look out for… June

    When Steven Spielberg’s classic, Jaws, was released in 1975, it ushered in the era of the summer blockbuster, morphing the film calendar to produce a 7-month long season of big budget action movies, released practically every weekend – and 42 years later, 2017 is no different. For those who...