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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Poor

Hot Rod

Hot Rod — or, to give it a more accurate title, Napoleon Dynamite: The Stunt Years — is a strange film.

6

Fair

Michael Clayton

The last time George Clooney was a lawyer was in the ill-received romantic-comedy from the Coens, Intolerable Cruelty. As in Syriana, Clooney’s eponymous Michael Clayton is another shady character.

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Poor

Mr Woodcock

On paper, this should be a real stinker. Seemingly reprising his role in last year's limp School for Scoundrels (or was it this year? I can’t even remember), Thornton plays...

2

Dreadful

Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution

Mrs Ratcliffe’s Revolution. Heurgh. Good god, y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Hmm. No. Doesn’t really work in this instance.

5

Average

Across The Universe

A long delayed release and rumours of re-shoots have done little for the reputation of this curious release.

2

Dreadful

War

War. Heurgh. Good god, y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Actually, War, in this instance, isn’t quite that bad.

8

Great

Rocket Science

This is an American indie coming-of-age movie, filled with desire and angst. We follow our hero, stuttering Hal Hefner (Thomson) as he's recruited for the school debate team by predetorial...

6

Fair

My Best Friend (DVD)

When you think of a loner, what kind of person comes to mind? Geeky? Talking about things that make them snort but which don’t amuse anyone else? A bit smelly?...

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INTERVIEW Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart

For she's a Jolie good womanAngelina Jolie is one of the leading actresses working in cinema today and won an Oscar for her performance in Girl, Interrupted.

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Fair

One Last Dance (DVD)

A soulful lead performance by Francis Ng as a disillusioned hit man is the main reason to see One Last Dance, a Singapore-set tribute to Hong Kong gangster movies from...