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

7 Reasons Why One ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Worked and The Other One Didn’t – Film Reviews

I am a huge fan of Hey Arnold!, it’s one of my favourite Nickelodeon series. It probably would be my favourite if Avatar: The Last Airbender did not come out. I enjoy it so much I could probably do a

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Anime Amigos Vlog Episode 37

Anime Amigos Vlog Ep 37: best and worst of spring 2020 while uk’s lockdown is easing, for our safety we stay at home for a bit longer and give our thoughts on the anime that came out in spring this

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5 Reasons Why ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ Is The Greatest Videogame Adaptation – Film Review

Videogame adaptations have been a prominent things ever since the rise in popularity of videogames in the 90s, and they’ve also received the stigma of the fact that they tend to not turn out very well, though we’re starting to

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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive edition – Game Review

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive edition (Available for Nintendo Switch only) Xenoblade Chronicles gets it’s third release after previously appearing on the Nintendo Wii and 3DS. It seemed an interesting idea to rerelease Xenoblade again on the Switch given that it’s an

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Ninjala – Game Review

Ninjala (Available for Nintendo Switch only) This is a free online multiplayer battle royal game for the Switch that pits 8 players as cartoony Ninja’s battling against each over on a map for a set time to see who can

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The Last of Us Part II – Game Review

The Last of Us Part II (Available for PlayStation 4 only) The Last of Us Part II is the sequel to the Original game from the PlayStation 3 7 years after the fact. The original game was considered one of

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5 Ways An Ending Can Ruin A Movie

Okay, let’s talk about endings. A friend suggested to me that I do a ‘Top 10 Good Movies Ruined By Their Ending’ list a while back, and I tried to work on it only to realise that there are very

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Pokémon Sword/Shield expansion pass part 1: Isle of Armour – Game Review

Pokémon Sword/Shield expansion pass part 1: Isle of Armour (Available for Nintendo Switch only) (a copy of Pokémon Sword or Shield is required before purchase) In January Game Freak released a Pokémon only Nintendo Direct which announced both the release

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Evan’s Remains – Game Review

Evan’s Remains (Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC) (PC version used for review) Evan’s Remains is an Indie game funded through Kickstarter that combines a visual novel with a puzzle platformer. That alone gives you some reason

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5 Reasons I Don’t Like ‘Boyhood’ But Do Like ‘Whisper of The Heart’

5 Reasons I Don’t Like ‘Boyhood’ But Do Like ‘Whisper of The Heart’ It might be a bit late to talk about Boyhood but it’s a film I’ve really wanted to talk about ever since I started reviewing films. I

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Ranking Best Animated Feature Winners of The Decade

When it comes to the Oscars, most people look to Best Picture as one of the big ones of the night. But in all honesty, one of the categories that I really look to is Best Animated Feature. It’s no

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51 Worldwide Classics – Game Review

51 Worldwide Classics (Available for Nintendo Switch only) Named Clubhouse Games everwhere else, this is Nintendo’s published collection of 51 board, card and varriety games such as Darts, Blackjack, Shogi, Bowing, Hanafuda, Chess and many more. It’s basically a Switch

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5 Reasons Why The Blair Witch Project Is Still Great

5 Reasons Why The Blair Witch Project Is Still Great The other day I was watching a video on YouTube by Mitch Benn, where he listed the 5 reasons why David Lynch’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune is still great.

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Shantae and the Seven Sirens – Game Review

Shantae and the Seven Sirens (Available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mobile phones) (Nintendo Switch version coming in July) (PC version used for review)   Shantae and the seven Sirens is the latest entry in the Shantae franchise that

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Ranking the Highest Grossing Films 2010-2019

Ranking the Highest Grossing Films 2010-2019 It seems to me that I never really did a piece around the beginning of January about my thoughts on the decade of films. But to be fair, it’s a lot harder to do

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Minecraft Dungeons – Game Review

Minecraft Dungeons (available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC) (PlayStation 4 version used for review) Minecraft Dungeons is a spinoff of the popular series that reimagines the world of Minecraft as a top down dungeon crawler similar

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Trials of Mana Remake – Game Review

Trials of Mana Remake (available for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC) (Nintendo Switch version used for review) Back at E3 last year during the main Nintendo Direct it was announced Square-Enix was releasing a full blown remake of Trials

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake – Game Review

Final Fantasy 7 Remake (available for PlayStation 4 only) It’s finally been released. In usual Square-Enix fashion it was revealed to be in development in 2015 before getting released in 2020. Square-Enix really is a company that are really good

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