• TV Review: His Dark Materials

    The BBC and HBO team up to bring Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy drama to life, in the form of His Dark Materials. Rising from the ashes of the disappointing 2007 The Golden Compass (dir. Chris Weitz), this series directed by Tom Hooper is the realisation of everything fans could hope...
  • Scrapbook – Ambitious Films

    In anticipation for Christopher Nolan’s wormhole wandering in his pioneering sci-fi epic Interstellar, our writers have united on a voyage to discover some of the most ambitious films ever to have been made. War and Peace The production notes for the 1967 Best Foreign Language Picture winner, War and Peace...
  • 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...
  • Review – Les Misérables

    For 28 years, the world has heard the people sing the songs of angry men and finally, after 47,000 professional performances, 96 major theatre awards and a worldwide audience figure of over 60 million, Cameron Mackintosh’s masterpiece Les Misérables comes to cinema screens through The King’s Speech director, Tom Hooper,...
  • Trailer Watch – 09/11/2012

    After a week off due to being terribly busy at Mayhem Horror Film Festival (check out our coverage here), Impact is back with a new edition of Trailer Watch. This week we have brand new footage from World War Z, The Last Stand and Les Miserables. World War Z Marc Forster (Quantum of...