• The Greatest Stars of the Silver Screen – An Impact Scrapbook

    When somebody says “Movie-star” what do you think of? The glamorous celebrity? Or perhaps the hard-working thespian? Here at IMPACT we’ve asked our writers the very same question. And this is what they’ve come up with. Keanu Reeves: Keanu Reeves. That’s all I have to say really. But here...
  • Why it’s good that North Korea might nuke America

    In The Matrix, Laurence Fishburne says to Keanu Reeves that his worldview is an imagined one that is being controlled by an external alien force, concealing a much bleaker reality. It’s something of an extension of the ideas of Antonio Gramsci, who puts forward the concept of cultural hegemony....
  • Mayhem 2015 – Festival Overview (Part Two)

    Tom Watchorn continues to review the Mayhem Film Festival for Impact Film & Television. Day Three After the surprise disappointment of Day Two’s final film Stung, it was something of a reassurance that Day Three – the first of the two true marathon sessions and in hindsight prime for...
  • TV Review – The Flash, Season 1, Episode 2

    Crime fighting, comedy, cringe and a bit of The Matrix; in this second episode of CW’s The Flash, the fastest man alive (in an episode titled identically so) battles a metahuman who can duplicate himself and is exacting revenge on his former employer. The basis of this week’s instalment to...