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WIN Robot Overlords!

Gollancz Team: - November 17th, 2014
Films, News, Other, Science Fiction

Absolutely thrilled that today sees the big reveal of the ROBOT OVERLORDS collectors’ film poster over at Empire Online.

Director Jon Wright and I wanted to capture the feel of those classic ‘80s Amblin movies with our film and this poster does exactly that. It’s by renowned artist Brian Taylor (aka Candykiller) and if you pop over to his store, you’ll find we’re in very good company with every poster you could want for the film fan … More

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STANLEY KUBRICK: Genius on Tour

Gollancz Team: - October 13th, 2014
Author Post, Events, Films, Marcus Sedgwick

Today we are delighted to welcome Marcus Sedgwick to the Gollancz Blog with a guest post discussing the Kubrick exhibition. Marcus Sedgwick is an award-winning author on our sister imprint Indigo, and his most recent book The Ghosts of Heaven is out now in hardback and e-book. You can find out more about Marcus by visiting his website or following him on Twitter. You can read a special spiralised extract of More

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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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