Nick Bown

Nick Bown

Nick Bown is Screenjabber's Technical Director and occasionally finds the time to write as part of the Games team. Hailing from a time when computer games came on tape and consoles had wood effect cases, Nick has been gaming for a while and regularly enjoys PC and console titles. As a hardware nerd, he can often be found tinkering with the innards of gaming rigs and servers or explaining the difference between L2 cache and system RAM to those keen to take their gaming hardware to the next level!
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Talk To Me

In a particularly lean year for comedy, I’m pleased (and surprised) to report this biopic of radio DJ Petey Greene is on course to be the funniest thing out this year.

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August Rush

You can tell that the Oscars are almost upon us when you walk out of a screening wanting to grab Robin Williams by the scruff of the neck and yell...

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INTERVIEW Sleuth

'Since I reportedly retired, I've made 12 films and won an Oscar'Micky Caine and Kenny Branagh have been bigging up Sleuth, so Ricky Gosh Dastidar met them for a chinwag...How...

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Wristcutters: A Love Story

Suicide. There's a subject with 'romantic comedy' written all over it... In truth, 'rom com' is probably pushing it a little but behind that title and subject matter — a...

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Shrooms

Irish horror? They're not two words that you often hear together. Admittedly Shrooms, Paddy Breathnach's thoroughly enjoyable shocker, features a mostly American cast and is pretty standard teens-in-the-forest slasher...

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Cocaine Cowboys

With its pastel shades and Jan Hammer soundtrack, Cocaine Cowboys starts in the way you hoped Michael Mann's disappointing Miami Vice movie would have.

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INTERVIEW The Darjeeling Limited

Anderson and his gang are on the right trackLast month, in a stuffy room at Claridges hotel, a bunch of creative types who were involved with making the movie The...

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Scissor Sisters: Hurrah! A Year of Ta-Dah (DVD)

Hurrah! The Scissor Sisters have put together a fantastic, personality-filled DVD, coincidentally just in time for Xmas stockings across the country.

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The Kite Runner

Translating a literary page-turner into a cinematic seat-warmer is a big ask. "It's not as good as the book" will be the inevitable mutter.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (DVD)

OK, let me get this straight. In the first movie (Curse of the Black Pearl), Captain Barbossa (Rush) was the bad guy. Captain Jack Sparrow's mortal enemy.