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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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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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...

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28 Weeks Later (DVD)

Every so often, a sequel comes along that is better than the original. Yes, I know, it's a rare event, but it does happen — just look at The Godfather...

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A Mighty Heart

A Mighty Heart documents a significant and harrowing snapshot of Mariane Pearl's life; the few months in 2002 in which she and husband Daniel dominated headlines worldwide.

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Death Proof

Is Quentin Tarantino too clever for Hollywood? The way the studios have treated his most recent films, you have to begin to wonder. By now, you all know the Grindhouse story.

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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

Remember when Adam Sandler was funny? No, he was. Truly he was. But you pretty much have to go back to The Weding Singer to remind yourself of the fact.

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Tough Enough (Knallhart)

Before it gets a little too extreme and over the top in the final act, Tough Enough is a watchable but bleak urban thriller about a teenage boy who gets...

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INTERVIEW Adrian Lester, As You Like It

Exactly as he likes itCassam Looch caught up with Adrian Lester to talk about taking on the Bard (again), working with Kenneth Branagh (again) and saving the planet from destruction…...

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As You Like It

Get ready for a raft of Branagh productions in the coming months with Sleuth and The Magic Flute on the way.