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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Average

Nancy Drew

Here's another of those films that was savaged by a lot of critics when it opened in the US. And once again, I don't understand their problem.

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Great

Stardust

Once upon a time, tales of princes, pirates, witches and unicorns used to captivate us. Sadly, those days departed with our childhood; however, thanks to Stardust, you too can recapture...

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Great

Rendition

Director Gavin Hood's last film, Tsotsi, was an, er, unusual choice for the Best Foreign Film Oscar.

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Poor

Once

I was sitting for about half an hour trying to think of something to write about this film, and despite rave reviews and its so-called inspiration, I’m afraid words are...

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Good

The Last Legion

Comparisons to Ridley Scott’s Gladiator are inevitable for any modern sword-and-sandals epic, with only the recent 300 proving it could stand up to a grizzly Russell Crowe (commercially at least),...

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Superb

Eastern Promises

There was a time when the name David Cronenberg was synonymous with low-budget Canadian horror schlock that resorted to hiring an ex porn actress for marquee value.

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PREVIEW The London Film Festival

The best new films from around the world!--break--What films are the Screenjabber team most looking foward to at this year's Festival? Read on to find out.Neil Davey :: Blimey.

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Poor

Return to House on Haunted Hill (DVD)

When a heroine is seen in the early reels of a horror movie wearing a white vest top, the chances are high that it won’t be pristine come the gripping finale.

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INTERVIEW The Prisoner's Roger Parkes

Here's a man who's not just a numberThe cult 1960s British TV series The Prisoner is back, digitally remastered and re-released on DVD for its 40th anniversary.

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Superb

Bridge to Terabithia (DVD)

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