• 30 Disney Films We Should All Be Watching in Self-Isolation

    I feel like I’m putting my head on a block here, but let’s open it up for discussion. Here’s a ranking of my favourite Disney films to watch (and rewatch) in self-isolation. #30 – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) ‘Why is the Rum...
  • 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...
  • 10 Things you probably didn’t know about Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year is just around the corner so we compiled some facts about this festive occasion we think you should know about.  Chinese New Year has many names – in China, it is known as chunjie (??) or the Spring Festival as it marks the end of the...
  • Inclusivity: Can you paint with all the colours of Disney?

    The first fully animated Disney film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, was released in 1937. Being released two years prior to World War II means that the film reflects very different societal values and attitudes to todays. Thankfully, we now have characters like Merida in Brave who are...
  • Disney Films Revisited

    Disney holds a place in the hearts of most people. Most people, except me. I have a confession to make and it’s not a very pleasant one; I don’t shed a tear when Bambi’s mother dies, I’m not overly enamoured with the Lion King and I’d be more likely...