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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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Great

King Kong

Jackson’s re-imagining of King Kong is quite possibly the finest movie ever made. Critics have already hailed it as the first bonafide contender to dethrone James Cameron’s Titanic as the...

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Fair

Sherrybaby

Sherrybaby, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s much anticipated step-up to the big leagues, is an unusual film. It’s basically a three-star movie held together by a five-star performance.

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Good

The Simpsons Movie review

It’s here at last, the film we’ve been wanting to see for almost 20 years. Now comes the hard part — just how DO you review a Simpsons movie? Spare...

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Great

Transformers

Hurrah, hallelujah and break out the bubbly. For the first time in a long time indeed, we have a blockbuster that is truly worthy of the title.

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Poor

Firehouse Dog

You’ll never guess what Firehouse Dog is about. What? Yes, there is a firehouse. And yes there is a dog and… Damn.

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Superb

Hairspray

Despite one of the more bizarre heritages of recent movies — it’s a film based on a musical based on a film — Hairspray defies logic to be one of...

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Real Outlaws: Special Edition (DVD)

After half an hour of this alarmist tripe, I had to switch off the DVD player and go take a shower — I felt that dirty.

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Great

Molière

Pre-fame, appalling French tragedian Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Duris) slipped off the radar for a few months. Pursued by bailiffs and imprisoned by his creditors, he disappeared into the countryside and, to...

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Great

Harry Potter & The Order of The Phoenix

Prepare yourselves as Pottermania hits once more. This time, though, it’s a double dose. Not only do we have this, the fifth film in the series, but the seventh —...

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Average

The Hills Have Eyes 2

As the sequel and remake cycle continues ad nauseum, here we have a sequel to a remake that is in itself also a remake.