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This section is where you will find Axia Film Society reviews from Calvin, our very own, in house “Nerd Consultant”.

Crash Bandicoot 4 – Game Review

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (Available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) (PlayStation 4 version used for review) Crash Bandicoot 4 is the latest game Activision have brought out the N.Sane trilogy 2 years ago being full on remakes

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Akira (re: 2020) – Review

“AKIRA (RE: 2020)” No, this is not me suddenly going back to reviewing classic movies, and it’s not exactly me giving the ‘Why was this so great?’ list. There is actually a timely reason to do this: it was announced

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Tell Me Why – Game Review

Tell Me Why (Available for Xbox One and PC) (Xbox Series X version available later this year) (PC version used for review) (No Spoilers in Review and please refrain from posting Spoilers in the comments section) Tell Me Why is

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Hades – Game Review

HADES This is my first ever game review please be kind – Elliot Hades is the newest game from indie game developers Supergiant Games, known for creating the critically acclaimed Bastion and Transistor. The game was first revealed at the

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Super Mario 35 – Game Review

Super Mario 35 (Available for Nintendo Switch only) (Nintendo Switch Online account is required) Super Mario 35 is a free online multiplayer battle royal game for the Switch online as part of the Mario 35th Anniversary. You play the original

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Schemers – Review

“SCHEMERS” Schemers is the first film from writer/director/producer Dave Mclean; he hasn’t previously helmed a film prior to this from what I can tell. His IMDB page is actually pretty much blank other than this movie, so there’s really not

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Super Mario 3D All Stars – Game Review

Super Mario 3D All Stars (Available for Nintendo Switch only) The long rumoured collection Mario’s first 3 3D games have finally arrived after months of people saying the collection doesn’t exist it has finally appeared to kick off the 35th

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Bill and Ted Face The Music – Review

“BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC” You know what? In spite of the fact I do like the first two Bill and Ted films, I was not overly excited to hear that there were plans for a revival of the

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Marvel’s Avengers – Game Review

Marvel’s Avengers (Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Google Stadia) (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions to be released later) (PC version used for review) With Covid making it impossible to go to the cinema for most

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Mulan (2020) – Review

“MULAN” Mulan is already one of the most controversial films of 2020. Its controversy started well before the film got delayed because of the COVID pandemic, back when the lead actress of the film tweeted in support for the Hong

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The New Mutants – Review

“THE NEW MUTANTS” New Mutants has been in terrible production delays – this was supposed to come out before X-Men: Dark Phoenix, but it’s been kicked around the release schedules so much that it looked like it was probably never

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 – Game Review

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 (Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC) (PlayStation 4 version used for review) Activision earlier this year announced that after completely killing the Tony Hawk Pro Skater franchise between their terrible peripheral based game

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered – Game Review

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered (Available for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android Phones, iPhone) (Nintendo Switch version used for review) One game Sqaure-Enix has been hyping for ages is their remaster of the Gamecube classic Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles a

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Tenet – Review

“TENET” Tenet is the latest film from director Christopher Nolan, director of films like Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy, and it is the first major film to come back to cinemas. It’s also then rather surprising that the film

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Spiritfarer – Game Review

Spiritfarer (Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One , Nintendo Switch, PC) (Nintendo Switch version used for review) Spiritfarer is a management sim with a very interesting story and setting developed by indie developer studio Thunder Lotus Games. I’ve had my

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BabyTeeth – Review

“BABYTEETH” BabyTeeth: It has been a very dry August release calendar, and with what is arguably a release that has essentially been marketed quite poorly, honestly this was one of the few new releases that was coming out on the

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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout – Game Review

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (Available for PlayStation 4 and PC) (PC version used for review) Fall Guys is an online battle royal game which mimics the contests of Japanese gameshow Takeshi’s Castle andhas generated quite a buzz online with many

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An American Pickle – Review

“AN AMERICAN PICKLE” The feature-length directorial debut for long-time cinematographer Brandon Trust and written by Simon Rich based on his own short story, An American Pickle was an HBO Max film which happens to be getting a theatrical release as

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