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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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Transformers: The Game

Given the history of Traveller’s Tales and Activision — Toy Story, Spiderman, Lego Star Wars and Jedi Knight to name but a few great licenses — it’s hard to believe...

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Excellent

Jindabyne (DVD)

Ray Lawrence’s follow-up to his excellent Lantana had a lot of expectation riding on its shoulders. Happily, it’s every bit as good as you’d hope.

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Fair

Magicians (DVD)

A rather inauspicious leap to the big screen for British TV favourites Mitchell & Webb (Peep Show, That Mitchell & Webb Look) actually works much better on DVD.

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Average

December Boys

Daniel Radcliffe is wary of being typecast as Harry Potter. So in his first major film role away from the character he, um, plays an orphan.

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Great

Superbad

Superbad might sound like a cross between American Pie and Porky’s, with a smattering of every other teen comedy ever made, and that’s because, basically, that’s exactly what it is.

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Fair

Disturbia

Many are describing Disturbia as Rear Window with a teenage spin. There’s a good reason for that: Disturbia IS Rear Window with a teenage spin.

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Fair

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Fair

Shoot 'Em Up

There is a moment early in this insane action movie where Clive Owen’s character exclaims: "Sorry for the messy delivery." Old Clive isn’t being hypercritical of his own performance, though...

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Fair

3:10 To Yuma

Western movies are seen by many as legendary, but I’ve never quite figured out why. They have always seemed dull and, dare I say it, I’ve never warmed to the...

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Great

In The Hands Of The Gods review

What happens when a former drug dealer, a devout Christian, two failed footballers and a cheeky scouser decide to use their freestyle football skills to busk their way across America...