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

Top 10 Good Films by Bad Directors

People that have read my reviews for quite some time probably go in with the impression that I pre-judge a film based on who’s directing it, and whilst that is certainly a factor that’s almost impossible to get away from,

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Watchmen vs The Dark Knight Returns

Watchmen vs The Dark Knight Returns I decided this week that I’d take a break from countdowns to talk about a couple of films and put them against one another to see which one I thought was best, and the

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Top 10 Films that Deviated from the Book

Top 10 Films that Deviated from the Book (But Turned Out Great!) I’ve heard a lot of people say lines like “the book’s always better” or that a film adaptation of a book is awful because they changed too much.

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10 Science Fiction Films for People Who Don’t Like Sci-Fi

This one’s been something that’s been on my mind for a while. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve recommended a movie to someone, they’re completely interested in parts of it and then the second I mention it’s either

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Top 10 Worst Videogame Films

Top 10 Worst Videogame Films It feels like nowadays we’re living in a resurgence of videogame films. I have a theory that this is down to the fact that the majority of film directors that are making these adaptations now

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Top 10 Best Picture Nominees from 2010 to 2020

  Top 10 Best Picture Nominees from 2010 to 2020 (That Didn’t Win)   I have a weird fascination with the Oscars. I know it’s descended to a complete joke, but it doesn’t change the fact that despite they devolved

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Top 10 Disney Films

So, with cinemas on lockdown at this point, it means I am not going get my review of The Hunt out since I actually got a stomach bug before I was meant to review it properly, and by the time

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Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island – Review

“BLUMHOUSE’S FANTASY ISLAND” Fantasy Island was a TV series created in 1979 and ran until 1984, and it was a huge deal in America. I mean, the whole thing went on for about 150 episodes. Created by the late Gene

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Onward – Review

“ONWARD” Yes, I was meant to see The Colour Out Of Space but to my shock, not a single cinema in my area was playing it, and I’m not about to hop on a train to London for one film

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The Call of the Wild – Review

“THE CALL OF THE WILD” The Call of the Wild is the latest adaptation of Jack London’s 1903 novel, this time coming to us from normally animation director Chris Sanders. Chris Sanders started out working for Disney, holding both a

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Sonic the Hedgehog – Review

“SONIC THE HEDGEHOG” The Sonic the Hedgehog movie has had one of the more troubled production histories in recent memory. The license was originally picked up by Sony, however, not much came about from the project. There were several names

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Birds of Prey – Review

“BIRDS OF PREY” Birds of Prey is the latest film from the DCEU after taking quite a significant break after last year’s Shazam. The DCEU is in a bit of a weird quandary at the minute. While their films have

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The Grudge (2020) – Review

“THE GRUDGE (2020)” You probably can guess from my love of lots of Japanese media that a new version of The Grudge would be right up my alley. Well, I certainly was interested to see how it turned out considering

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Weathering With You – Review

“WEATHERING WITH YOU” Weathering With You is the most recent film from Makoto Shinkai, director of films such as 5 Centimeters Per Second, The Garden Of Words and the previously reviewed, Your Name, which I said was one of the

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The Best and Worst Films of 2019

  So, 2019’s at its end. And overall, it was a year in cinema where I felt really cynical. More than ever it felt like films were coming out with a rather cynical cash-grab feel. There were bright spots within

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Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker – Review

“STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER” So, episode 9 finally came out and after a long break, I finally give my opinion of it. Well, this one has actually had a slightly troubled production. Episode 8 was not too well-received; it’s

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Konosuba: Legend of Crimson – Review

“KONOSUBA: LEGEND OF CRIMSON” So, this is a review that’s really just for someone like me. I really, really like Konosuba. It’s one of the funniest Anime series that have come out in recent memory. Now, I wrote a large

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The Irishman – Review

“THE IRISHMAN” Okay, I’m going to put my raging bias of my opinion of Martin Scorsese in light of his comments on Marvel movies to one side because all in all, I think it’s a bit unfair and unreasonable for

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