• Little Women – Why Greta Gerwig Deserved More

    Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, is, in my humble opinion, one of the best film adaptations of a book that has ever been made. An opinion I hope that after reading this, you will wholeheartedly support. Having read the book myself, I was at first sceptical of the way the...
  • The politics of Ruth E. Carter’s fashion designs

    We cannot escape politics when it comes to fashion, no matter what we wear. Each garment binds us to a political statement whether we realise it or not. Fashion almost always coincides with making a political and powerful statement. For instance, in 1919, labour leader Luisa Capetillo became the...
  • Best Dressed at the 2019 Academy Awards

    The 91st Academy Awards on 24th February were not only a celebration of the incredible hardships and successes of those in the film industry, but were a treat for fashion followers. Who will be outrageous? Who will be the picture of elegance and class? Here are some chosen highlights from...
  • The Best of the Best: Oscar Winners of the Past Two Decades

    The last 20 years of cinema have showcased films that are destined to become classics, and with this year’s Oscar’s having just occurred, Impact’s Francis though it to be the perfect time to highlight their personal favourite winners from the past two decades.   Best Adapted Screenplay My Choice:...
  • Will the 4% Challenge Actually Make A Difference?

    The ratio of male to female directors is dismal. With the announcement of the 4% Challenge, can we be hopeful that 2019 will begin to level the playing field in the entertainment industry? It has been less than a year and a half since the Weinstein accusations began, of...
  • Who Should (And Will) Win At the Oscars? – Part 2

    Having already addressed the nomination for the ‘What’s’ of this years Oscar’s, in part 2 of 2 Francis takes a look at who should win at this year’s upcoming event, once more taking a look at the nominees, who likely will win, who should win, and who they believe to...
  • What Should (And Will) Win at the Oscars? – Part 1

    2018 was a fantastic year for film, and how better to celebrate this than to rifle through the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards. Here, Impact’s Francis takes a look at this year’s nominees for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as provide their predictions...