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WHAT I’VE LEARNED MAKING A MOVIE…

Gollancz Team: - August 21st, 2015
Competition, Films, Mark Stay

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We are delighted to welcome Mark Stay back to the blog. Mark Stay is the author of ROBOT OVERLORDS the novelisation of the hit film, out now on DVD and Blu Ray. Mark shares with us the lesson he learned while making the film ROBOT OVERLORDS.

Earlier this week I was over the moon to be told that ROBOT OVERLORDS, the film I co-wrote  with director Jon Wright, leapt to #3 in the UK Blu … More

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

Gollancz Team: - July 27th, 2015
Films, 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 the Making of Fallen Soldiers

(Or the misadventures of a hapless author at the hands of evil film … More

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Max and Me: A Guest Post by Jon Wallace

Gollancz Team: - July 7th, 2015
Film Reviews, Films, 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 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

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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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Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars

Gollancz Team: - February 25th, 2015
Films, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

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 is their oh-so earnest fervour; part of it is I enjoy being booed at conventions; (it makes me … More

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