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Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

The SF novel Dreams Before the Start of Time by Anne Charnock (published by Amazon’s 47North imprint) is the 32nd winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, one of the main UK prizes for science fiction literature. The winner was announced Wednesday 18th July at a ceremony held at the Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing […]

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Robin Hood (2018) (2nd trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Robin Hood (2018) (2nd trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the new Robin Hood movie from Lionsgate with Taron Egerton wearing the hooded one’s mantle and Jamie Foxx as his chum back from the Crusades.

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Predator (2018) (SF reboot movie, 2nd trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Predator (2018) (SF reboot movie, 2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the reboot of the Predator movie coming in 2018.

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Patient Zero (SF horror movie, trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Patient Zero (SF horror movie, trailer).

Another horror zombie type-movie, Patient Zero, where a pandemic turns the majority of humankind into violent “Infected,” and a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected’s new language (Matt Smith) leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure helped by a scientist played by Natalie Dormer. Stanley Tucci plays […]

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The Last Man (SF movie trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Man (SF movie trailer).

Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter underground, training himself, in an extreme way, at the cost of losing everything […]

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Stranger Things 3rd season (trailer).

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things 3rd season (trailer).

Here’s a little teaser trailer for the Stranger Things 3rd season, in which things go all retail with the introduction of a fab new mall to the town with many dark secrets, Hawkins. 

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Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

Rolls-Royce has unveiled an electric vertical take-off and landing taxi at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which will take to the skies in the early 2020s. The Rolls-Royce EVTOL project uses gas turbine technology to generate electricity to power six electric propulsors specially designed to have a low noise profile. It also has a battery […]

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Doctor Who season 11 trailer.

July 15, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who season 11 trailer.

Here’s the first trailer for the Doctor Who season 11 season, featuring Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor (that we know about, at any rate). This one is getting the team together. Looking good. Wonder if there will be some Missy vs Docy action in the next series, too? Surely!

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Mean machine.

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mean machine.

Designer and racer Taso Marques has built the rather science fictional-looking TMC Dumont using an old aircraft engine – what do you think? Resembles something that wouldn’t look out of place driving down the overways of MegaCity One, right? 

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Cosmic neutrinos at play.

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cosmic neutrinos at play.

For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy. This neutrino traveled 3.7 billion years at almost the speed of light before being detected on Earth. This is farther than any other neutrino whose origin scientists can identify. High-energy neutrinos […]

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