• Birdman and Boyhood: To Take Flight or Stay Grounded?

    Image credit: ‘Cliff’ via Flickr In the wake of last week’s Oscars, Alex takes a look at the big winner and its closest competitor; what made them both worthy, whether they will last, and the big question – which one deserved the little golden men the most? So Birdman...
  • Film Review – Birdman

    Birdman is a film like no other. It’s the type of experience that will have you leaving the cinema dissecting and discussing what it was about, and wondering how such a technical feat was achieved. It’s a triumph that everyone, from the sublime ensemble cast to the miracle-working cinematographer Emmanuel...
  • Watch This If…You Had One Too Many Last Night

    The morning after a big night out could possibly be one of the most painful experiences at university. So Due Date is the perfect movie that’s sure to make you laugh, feel-good, and then hopefully, make that hangover just a little bit better. It’s a familiar scene – it’s nearly closing...
  • Trailer Watch – Birdman

    The first trailer for the upcoming Alejandro González Iñárritu comedy begins by intensely tracking its almost unrecognisable star Michael Keaton, who’s gone from Batman to Birdman. Featuring an eerily slowed down version of Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy” only adds to the concentration coating Riggan Thomson (Keaton), as he seeks to...
  • Next on Netflix #3

    Netflixing: 1. The act of watching multiple movies or episodes in one sitting, and 2. A perfectly valid excuse for avoiding social/academic obligations, as in “Sorry I can’t make it to the party/class later. I am Netflixing.” With Impact, you’ll never be exempt from such indulgence, as we bring you our...
  • Trailer Watch – 08/03/2013

    Much like Kim Kardashian, or a poor paraphrasing of that lyric from that LL Cool J song, Trailer Watch is making a comeback. Yes, we’ve certainly felt the weight of the post-Oscar lull; the truly interesting trailer releases have been few and far between, recently — that is, up until now....