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Steve Boxer

Steve Boxer is Screenjabber's Games Editor. He is a veteran freelance journalist specialising primarily in video games, and he contributes regularly to The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, Empire, Pocket Lint and Digital Spy. Steve has also written for the likes of The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Mirror, The Face, Edge and sleazenation. After acquiring an Atari VCS with its launch line-up of games in 1979, his youth was mostly mis-spent in the arcades. A lifelong Tottenham Hotspur fan, he likes to DJ and build DIY analogue synths.
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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.