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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


The Gollancz team went to see Gravity and this is what they thought…


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

Gollancz Team: - October 28th, 2013
Author Tour, Films, Horror


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 books with us. 

When Marcus invited me to put together a Halloween-themed post for the blog he suggested … More

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Falconer Friday: The Falconer Tour of Edinburgh

Gollancz Team: - September 27th, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Elizabeth May, Fantasy, Films, Young Adult

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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