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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News Archive

Angus, thongs and full-frontal snoggingDo you want to be the next Keira Knightly or Parminder Nagra? Well, if you want to be Keira, then just stop eating.

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Bridge to Terabithia

The exquisite Bridge to Terabithia is a surprising film for many reasons. It features two juvenile leads who are bearable.

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This Is England

According to director Shane "A Room For Romeo Brass" Meadows, This Is England is his most personal film to date. It shows.

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Reno 911!: Miami

Anyone who lived through the 80s and was therefore subjected to the later Police Academy movies will undoubtedly approach any ‘funny’ cop movie with a due sense of fear and nausea.

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Away From Her

There is a theory that, in the event of a four-minute warning, phone lines will go into meltdown as people attempt to call partners, friends and family to tell them...

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The Breed

The Breed is a horror movie. It has a 15 certificate. Thereby hangs a problem. Unless you’re an exceptional director, you can’t scare a crowd with no 18-certificate visceral trimmings.

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The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)

Set in East Berlin in 1984, this remarkable film deals with love, loyalty, venality, fear and difficult moral choices with style and a quiet confidence that impresses throughout.

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Alpha Dog

Like Larry Clark’s Bully or Tim Hunter’s excellent River’s Edge, Alpha Dog is a fascinating based-on-a-true tale about, ostensibly, the cheapness of teenage life.

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Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars

Eleven years — that’s a long time in videogames and Command & Conquer has been the daddy RTS for all that time.