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Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Gollancz Team: - May 15th, 2015
Film Reviews, Films

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 and that surprise factor is gone, but despite the flaws I had a blast watching it. Whatever one’s opinions on the film in general, … More

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Favourite Films of 2014

Gollancz Team: - January 6th, 2015
Film Reviews, Films

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

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

Gollancz Team: - June 5th, 2014
Film Reviews, Films

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 sent back in time to hang out with young Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and Xavier (James McAvoy) to stop the plans of mutant-hating scientist Bolivar Trask … More

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (or shall we say Captain America: The Cool Sounding Subtitle That is Actually Little More Than a Pretty Cool Subplot?)

Gollancz Team: - May 14th, 2014
Film Reviews

So I took my twelve year son and my twelve year old self to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier (or shall we say Captain America: The Cool Sounding Subtitle That is Actually Little More Than a Pretty Cool Subplot?).

It was fun. Chris Evans is very engaging and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is a superb co-lead character and foil to the Captain’s straight-laced approach, Robert Redford is all the craggy and quite a lot of the slightly disconcerting confidence and Samuel … More

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Top 20 Films of 2013

Gollancz Team: - January 13th, 2014
Film Reviews, Films

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 (in his humble opinion)…

Here are my top 20 films of the year, based on UK release dates:

20. Much Ado About Nothing (dir. Joss Whedon)

Am I … More

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