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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Curse of the Golden Flower

What’s the old line? Never mind the quality, feel the width? For Zhang Yimou, the man behind martial art — with the emphasis on art — epics such as Hero...

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Miami Vice

When an informant’s family ends up being relieved of their lives, the FBI sends Miami poilice officers Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs undercover in an attempt to root out the...

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Sunshine

Oh Danny Boyle. A dazzling debut in Shallow Grave. A superb follow-up with Trainspotting. And then a downward spiral of quite alarming rapidity with A Life Less Ordinary (which was,...

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Blades of Glory

Blades of Glory sees Will Ferrell do for ice-skating what he did for newsreaders in Anchorman. And racing drivers in Talladega Nights. And elves in... well, you get the point.

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The Messengers

Like Sunshine, The Messengers starts with great promise before falling apart at the end. If anything, the ending is even more disappointing than Danny Boyle’s overblown epic: you kind of...

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Mr Bean’s Holiday

I confess I was looking forward to this about as much as root canal work. Mr Bean started out in 1990 as a clever idea and quickly turned into a...