• 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...
  • Why Do We Watch Films That We Know Will Be Bad?

    Quentin Tarantino can be recognised as one of the few great film directors that has developed a uniquely focused style. One of the reasons Tarantino has been able to produce films such as Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs is because he had a vision and didn’t sway when the...
  • Film Review – Dumb and Dumber To

    Twenty years on from the original, Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as cinemas’ dumbest characters Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne. With returning directors Bobby and Peter Farrelly, be ready for another road trip comedy with the funniest moments of the year. When going in for this comedy, you...
  • Review – Kick-Ass 2

    Avoiding temptation, I will use my powers to circumvent writing Kick-Ass 2 “Kicks Ass” in this review. This should be made easier by the fact that this sequel to the 2010 original is immensely disappointing and only teenagers too young to see it will enjoy it.  Unlike most soul-squashing...
  • Review – The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    We’ve come a long way. Ten years ago Jim Carrey was the lead in Bruce Almighty with a young Steve Carell stealing the show. Flash forward ten years and Carell is the leading man now, with Carrey the supporting act. Does he steal the show like Carell did? And...