• The World Mourns Kobe Bryant

    US basketball legend and father of two died in a helicopter crash in California on January 26th. Bryant and his second daughter Gianna, aged just 14, along with 7 other passengers, departed from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California on a helicopter destined for Bryant’s Mamba Academy for a...
  • Our Attraction to Horror Movies

    From being forced to watch both versions of The Woman in Black during my GCSE’s and spending the greater part of them hidden behind my coat, I started to wonder how my peers could take enjoyment from what I thought to be such a tortuous activity. The idea that...
  • Film Review: Us

    Us, Jordan Peele’s follow-up horror film to Get Out, is a remarkably intriguing and horrifying film in its own right. When the larger social implications and allegories are considered, the film forces us to reckon with our own collective failures as self-interested individuals; our tendency to disregard the troubles...
  • Look Out For… March

    As another month goes by, another Oscar ceremony comes to a close – and it’s safe to say that I have watched Olivia Colman’s acceptance speech a total of 27 times. But anyway, whether you’re sick of films or not, March is chock-a-block full of them. If you miss...
  • Content Warning: The Problem With YouTube

    In the aftermath of the Logan Paul controversy, YouTube has come under fire from users and creators alike for its poor handling of inappropriate content on the site. With over 300 hours of video uploaded every minute, it’s easy to see how policing the site has come to be...
  • Impact world news roundup

    This week, Bitcoin reaches a new low, Tesco faces a lawsuit that could cost the company £4bn, and Trump plans a military parade. Bitcoin falls due to government crackdown Last Tuesday, the price of Bitcoin fell to $5.947, its lowest price since November, when it plummeted from $19.000 to...
  • 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....