• Film Review: Knives Out

    When wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead after his 85th birthday party, his dysfunctional family are questioned by renowned detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) who suspects foul play....
  • TV Review: The Little Drummer Girl

    The six-part adaptation struggles somewhat to convey the intricacies of the tight plot, but more than makes up for it with gripping performances. “A tense and subtle thriller” The Little Drummer Girl, a recent BBC/AMC mini-series based on the 1983 John le Carré spy novel, is a tense and subtle...
  • Trailer Watch: The Shape of Water

    The first trailer released for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water sets it up to be beautiful, heart-warming and poignant in equal measure; personally, I cannot wait.   Set against the Cold War, Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a mute janitor whose work at a secluded laboratory often leaves...
  • Next on Netflix #4

    When essays are booming, exams are looming, and your lonely Netflix account needs grooming, Impact is always here to meet our deadline of delivering our next best recommendations on Netflix. This week, Tom justifies the greatest ice breakers for convincing yourself you deserve a breather from the suffocation of your own deadlines. Lie to Me...
  • Review – Man of Steel

    Following the lukewarm response to Superman Returns, Man of Steel represents another attempt by Warner Brothers’ to resuscitate the Superman franchise. Zack Snyder, who has helmed action capers 300 and Watchmen directs, with Christopher Nolan, creator of the Dark Knight trilogy, acting as producer. Man of Steel tries to establish...
  • Trailer Watch – 05/04/2013

    Trailer Watch returns this week with all-new footage from Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Only God Forgives, The Iceman, and the upcoming re-imagining of Stephen King’s Carrie. The Great Gatsby Moulin Rouge! director, Baz Luhrmann, returns in typical extravagant form with his take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal 20th century text, The Great...
  • Trailer Watch – 14/12/12

    Quite the sci-fi theme in this week’s edition of Trailer Watch, with footage from After Earth, Oblivion and Pacific Rim. But that’s not why you’re here. You’re here to watch the first full-length trailer for Man of Steel. And maybe The Lone Ranger, but probably not. Ain’t nobody got time for that....