• Set Design: Bringing A World To Life

    When it comes to filmography, the set is often one of the first elements to be discussed during pre-production. Depending on the script, producers need to examine where and how they can film, and what resources will be needed to ensure their vision comes to life. This process can...
  • Movie Runtimes: How Long Is Too Long?

    Tim Ovenden How long is too long? Does length matter? How long should it last? No, this isn’t an advisory sexual health page (although if it was, my answers to all three would be ‘it depends’). No, instead, Tim Ovenden examines the running times of movies, hoping to conclude...
  • 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...
  • King Lear @ The Duke of York’s Theatre

    It is presumed that around 1604, in between two acclaimed tragedies known as Othello and Macbeth, Shakespeare wrote the unrelentingly brilliant King Lear. “It is hard, almost impossible to imagine a time when McKellen won’t lead a production” Jonathan Munby’s adaption of the play, starring Ian McKellen, currently being...
  • Am I The Only One… Or Is The Force Awakens A Complete Failure?

    Probably spoilers ahead. Obviously. After over a year of hyperbolic promotion, a decade since the last one and 32 years since ‘the last good one’, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released two weeks ago. The product of an industry titan acquiring a cultural juggernaut, and made by hundreds...
  • Naughty & Nice – The Middle Earth Saga

    It’s nearly Christmas, a time for all things sugary and nice. But, in the world of film, not everything would make it onto Santa’s list. The next few days will see Impact Film & TV look at the good and the bad of popular franchises. Enjoy! Middle Earth. Peter...
  • Scrapbook – Soundtracks and Scores

    Image credit: Andres Moreno via Flickr Following our crossover with Music in Issue 234, Impact takes a further look at some of our favourite soundtracks and scores in our latest scrapbook… The Nightmare Before Christmas If there is one thing that screams Christmas to me, it’s this: Henry Selick’s...