• Film Sans Frontiers: Lending a Helping Hand

    At a time when borders are becoming increasingly more talked about than unison, The Nottingham Alternative Film Network put together an evening dedicated to the understanding and celebration of immigration. On March the 19th, at The White Lion Bar and Kitchen pub in Beeston, the Nottingham Alternative Network put...
  • Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

    It’s time for another article in the “Fiction Meets Film” series. As you know, 2017 is a big year for upcoming movies with the likes of Wonder Woman, Everything, Everything and The Circle just around the corner. It’s no secret that Hollywood often delves into the world of literature....
  • Trend Watch: Golden Oldies

    As we find ourselves entering the fourth month of the year and, therefore, almost a third of the way through 2017, there’s definitely one fact we can all agree on: time flies. For this month’s Trend Watch, this fact has never been more true. Arnold Schwarzenegger is turning 70...
  • Filmtroduction: Chris Pratt

    With a famously funny wife, a lucrative deal with Marvel and a claim to the original “dad bod” throne, Chris Pratt certainly seems to have it all. But it wasn’t always plain sailing for our likeable leading man. To tie in with the upcoming release of Guardians of the...
  • Elle: Dark And Twisted Territory

    When I went to watch the new crime drama film Elle, I had no clue what it would be about. I guess I could say I was pleasantly surprised. Directed by Paul Varhoeven, this French film has won many awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. I...
  • The 21st Century’s 10 Greatest Films: The Departed

    During the following weeks, Impact Film & TV writer Sean McGurk will list his opinions on his choice of the 10 greatest films of the 21st Century, explaining why each merits a position in this grandiose list. For this first entry we have, The Departed.  I begin my list with The Departed....
  • Unconventional: Why WALL-E Will Always Be Pixar’s Crowning Glory

    Disney Pixar has brought various magical fantasies into our homes for over twenty years, inventing enchanting creations such as Toy Story, Up and Finding Nemo, yet I am thoroughly convinced WALL-E is their finest work. No other motion picture reaches its majestic level of powerful depth, ambition and most...