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We Were There First: Edge of Tomorrow

Gollancz Team: - July 4th, 2014
Films, Masterworks

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 . . .

Rush Limbaugh’s newsletter, 2012

D&D Third Edition Monster Manual II, 2002

. . . well.

<ahem> Given … More

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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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Guest blog: Adam Whitehead on films of 2014

Gollancz Team: - February 11th, 2014
Films, Guest Post

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 another year dominated by remakes, sequels and spin-offs. Good, original science fictions films are thin on the ground but there is one out … 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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Gollancz goes to the movies: Gravity review

Gollancz Team: - November 15th, 2013
Film Reviews, Films

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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 or badly damaged while the astronauts were mid-spacewalk?

It’s an absolutely astonishing film. I can only second everyone who has said ‘see it in … More

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