Gollancz Editorial Manager Charlie gives his rundown on the best films of last year, based on UK cinema release dates.
Honourable Mentions: Big Hero 6, Sicario, Song of the Sea, Tangerine, Wild
20. Dope (dir. Rick Famuyiwa)
Wonderfully energetic and freewheeling, with one of the few good uses of a voiceover in a non-Scorsese film, and it was nice to see Tony Revolori again after The Grand Budapest Hotel.
19. Clouds of Sils Maria (dir. Olivier Assayas)
One of those fascinating character studies where the … More
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 the publication of book two in the trilogy, Steeple, the good people at Gollancz suggested I write something about Mad Max: Fury Road.
I … More
– 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