• Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Walking into the almost empty cinema, I sat down looked around and thought ‘I’ve got a bad feeling about this’. Disney had the almost impossible task of writing an origins story for possibly the most iconic character in cinema history. Here are my spoiler-free thoughts on Ron Howard’s endeavour...
  • Trailer Watch – In the Heart of the Sea

    Hollywood may be lacking some original scripts at present, but their obsession with existing material has started showing promise. Ron Howard’s latest film, In the Heart of the Sea, recounts the true events that inspired the sinister tale of Moby-Dick (1851). When twenty-one men board an American whaling ship,...
  • Next on Netflix #9

    Here at Impact Film, sitting on the sofa and binge watching your favourite shows until the early hours is the only way to celebrate the end of exams. This week, Bharat recommends three TV shows to kickstart your summer in style.  Scrubs Hit hospital comedy Scrubs recently checked itself into Netflix’s vast sitcom collection. Its unique blend...
  • Scrapbook – Obsession & Addiction

    This week we plumb the darker depths of the human psyche as we pick our favourite films about obsession in honour of the release of Filth, which stars James McAvoy as a junkie cop who’ll stop at nothing (and I mean nothing) to gain an upcoming promotion; and Thanks for Sharing, a romantic comedy...
  • Review – Rush

    Much like how the real James Hunt rose up from Formula 3 to Formula 1, Chris Hemsworth first appeared to a mass audience in 2009 portraying the small role of George Kirk, Captain James Tiberius Kirk’s father in J.J. Abrams reboot of Star Trek. Since then, Hemsworth has rose...
  • Staff Scrapbook – Best, Best Picture

    In the wake of Argo becoming the 85th recipient of Best Picture statuette at this year’s Academy Awards, we asked our writers to pick their favourite winner from ceremonies past. It Happened One Night (Capra, 1934) It’s difficult to imagine the modern rom-com vying for the top honour, never mind sweeping the...