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Films

My Awful Experiences During the Making of Fallen Soldiers: A Guest Post by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog. Gavin G. Smith is the author of many brilliant SF books, most recently A Quantum Mythology. But this is not a blog post about Gavin G. Smith author, this is a blog post about Gavin G. Smith zombie.  My Awful Experiences During […]

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Max and Me: A Guest Post by Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace back to the Gollancz Blog. Jon Wallace joins us to discuss Mad Max: Fury Road. Warning, spoilers are ahead. When my debut novel, Barricade, was published last year, a few people were kind enough to compare its exhaust-choked action with the ‘Mad Max’ films. Therefore this month, with […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

By Charlie It’s been a few weeks and I guess many people will have now seen it so here are some of my thoughts on Avengers: Age of Ultron. SPOILERS AHEAD (obviously) plus much waffling: – I’ve seen it twice now and overall I really like it. It’s definitely not as good as the original […]

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Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars

The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog. As you can see from the title of this post, Gavin is about to explain to you why he belives Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars.  So now that I have your attention… I enjoy baiting Star Wars fans.  Part of it […]

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Happy Publication Day: 12 February 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we’ve got robot overlords, thrilling ends to two very different fantasy series and an exciting new edition to the fantasy masterworks series. You’ve got so many reasons to visit your bookshop, library or […]

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Favourite Films of 2014

Charlie, the Gollancz Editorial Manager, drops by to take us through his favourite films from the past year.

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WIN Robot Overlords!

Absolutely thrilled that today sees the big reveal of the ROBOT OVERLORDS collectors’ film poster over at Empire Online. Director Jon Wright and I wanted to capture the feel of those classic ‘80s Amblin movies with our film and this poster does exactly that. It’s by renowned artist Brian Taylor (aka Candykiller) and if you […]

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STANLEY KUBRICK: Genius on Tour

Today we are delighted to welcome Marcus Sedgwick to the Gollancz Blog with a guest post discussing the Kubrick exhibition. Marcus Sedgwick is an award-winning author on our sister imprint Indigo, and his most recent book The Ghosts of Heaven is out now in hardback and e-book. You can find out more about Marcus by […]

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We Were There First: Edge of Tomorrow

The rather excellent comics news site Bleeding Cool has a semi-regular feature it calls The Swipe Files, where recent comics covers are placed side-by-side with covers from the past, to which they bear an uncanny resemblance. Readers are left to their own discretion to decide whether the similarity is coincidence, homage or . . . […]

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Related Categories: Films, Masterworks

X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

Our new Marketing Assistant Harriet went to see X-Men: Days of Future Past over the weekend. A long time fan of the X-Men films (she called her first pet Storm), here’s what she thought. So this weekend I went to see X-Men: Days of Future Past. The premise of the film is that Wolverine is […]

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Guest blog: Adam Whitehead on films of 2014

Today we have a guest blog post from Adam Whitehead, who blogs over on The Wertzone on all things SF and fantasy. You can follow Adam on Twitter and be sure to check his blog out for more on SF and fantasy films and culture. Films in 2014 In the cinema 2014 looks set to be […]

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Top 20 Films of 2013

It’s officially film season and we here at Gollancz could not be more pleased. Last night’s Golden Globes saw some of the biggest films of the year being recognized, and in honour of that and our building excitement for the Oscars in March, our resident film spokesperson, Charlie, rounds up the best films of 2013 […]

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Gollancz goes to the movies: Gravity review

The Gollancz team went to see Gravity and this is what they thought… Gillian I’ve been looking forward to Gravity since I saw the very first trailer, and it didn’t disappoint. If it’s not come to your attention as yet: Gravity is a gripping what-if story set in space. What if a shuttle was destroyed […]

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Desert Island Horror: David Moody’s top films and books

Halloween is nearly upon us, and obviously Gollancz are quite excitable about it (particularly the American). In between stuffing our faces with orange Oreos and choosing which film to watch, we’ve also been asking our authors to share some horrors with us. Today, David Moody, author of horror bestseller Hater, shares his desert island horror […]

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Falconer Friday: The Falconer Tour of Edinburgh

To celebrate the publication of The Falconer we caught up with the fantastic Elizabeth May and asked her to take us on a tour of the city that inspired The Falconer.  You can watch the first video in our Falconer series below and visit the brilliant Winged Reviews to watch the second part of the series which looks at characters in the book.

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