• Filmtroduction: Tarantino

    A large cult love him, a large group hate him; the impartial have simply never seen him. So here’s to you, the impartial, the hateful, and the lovers who aim to be more knowledgeable: Impact’s quintessential film-tro to Quentin Tarantino. Despite being the highly famed, critically acclaimed blockbuster powerhouse...
  • Film Review – The Hateful Eight

    In my preview for this film I wrote that it could be another of Tarantino’s best works, however, by time of writing this review – I might need to revise that opinion. Without any spoilers, The Hateful Eight might actually be Tarantino’s best film ever, which truly entrenches him as one...
  • 2016: Hot Or Not – The Hateful Eight

    Lets wave goodbye to 2015! Good times, bad times we’ve had them all – but you know what they say, as one door closes, another one opens. Over the coming month we’ll be bringing you a snapshot of everything 2016 has to offer – the good, the bad and...
  • Painful Nostalgia: The Musical Memory of Mommy and 45 Years

    Though inherently an incredibly manipulative medium, film becomes doubly so when scores and soundtracks play a prominent role; the site of intersection between image and sound is by turns cynically prescriptive and sentimentally liberating. From the taut strings of Psycho (1960) to the exhilarating rush of Bowie’s ‘Modern Love’...
  • “How Have You Never Seen…Reservoir Dogs?”

    “Like a virgin, touched for the very first time”. Reservoir Dogs was the explosive debut I was expecting from Quentin Tarantino. After all, this is the man who’s shown us unparalleled levels of gore and destruction in recent hits Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained. Madonna’s tender love song is a million...