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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

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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Mars Colony: a million settlers by 2060 (documentary: video).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mars Colony: a million settlers by 2060 (documentary: video).

Here’s a 30-minute-long documentary on the planning for the first Mars Colony Documentary, which, if Elon Musk has his way, might see a million residents living on the Red planet by 2060.

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Hashtag (scifi short movie).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hashtag (scifi short movie).

This short fifteen-minute-long science fiction film Hashtag from Ben Alpi & Jyotika Virmani features a looming future where social media celebrities dominate our culture, and “X” (aka Gigi Edgley) is the world’s supreme online icon — but how far must she go to hold on to her popularity? Well, quite far, as it turns out! […]

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Japan Sinks (Netflix anime SF disaster movie: trailer).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Japan Sinks (Netflix anime SF disaster movie: trailer).

In SF disaster anime movie Japan Sinks, an ordinary family is put to the test as a series of massive earthquakes throw Japan into total mayhem, until Japan, well, sinks. From director Masaaki Yuasa (Devilman Crybaby), this is the anime adaptation of the science fiction novel of the same name by Sakyo Komatsu. Streaming July […]

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Volition (scifi movie trailer).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Volition (scifi movie trailer).

In SF film Volition, a man afflicted with clairvoyance tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his imminent murder. This bad boy won the best movie accolade at the 2019 Phillip K. Dick film festival. Arriving July 10th 2020.

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US secret UFO program still operating under a new name (video).

May 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
US secret UFO program still operating under a new name (video).

In this video, leading astrophysicist Doctor Eric Davis chats about his time investigating UFOs for the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (aka AATIP) at the USA’s Department of Defense. The Pentagon PR bods announced their AATIP program shut down in 2012, which is true, but only because they subsequently renamed the program, moved it, and […]

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Inheritance (horror movie: trailer).

May 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Inheritance (horror movie: trailer).

In dark psychological horror flick Inheritance, a patriarch of a super-rich family suddenly passes away, leaving his daughter with a shocking inheritance – madman Simon Pegg locked up in a secret bunker for 30 years below their grounds – the crazy old Peggster possessing a chain of dark secrets that may or may not be […]

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Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

May 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

Alex Beck sits down in this hour long documentary to explore Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens film sequel – possibly the best Alien movie (n)ever made? It would have been the 5th Alien-franchise flick, and aimed to re-unite Michael Biehn and Sigourney Weaver as Hicks and Ripley. Alex examines why, between 2015 – 2017, the project so […]

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Japan’s creepiest abandoned places (J-life: audio).

May 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Japan’s creepiest abandoned places (J-life: audio).

Japan’s bubble economy left the country littered with a staggering amount of abandoned hotels, buildings, and theme parks. After a grizzly discovery at a forgotten hotel, this week, the Abroad in Japan crew discuss some of the creepiest examples, recount their harrowing encounters with Giant Hornets, and hear from a listener currently stuck in Japan.

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Agents of SHIELD: Seasons 1 to 6 recap (video).

May 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Agents of SHIELD: Seasons 1 to 6 recap (video).

In this 30-minute-long video piece, we get in before Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD final 7th season arrives on May 27th 2020. Get caught up with the full six series recap, right here.

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Denis Villeneuve’s vision for his new Dune movie (video).

May 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Denis Villeneuve’s vision for his new Dune movie (video).

This short documentary explores some of the influences behind Denis Villeneuve’s work, to understand what the new Dune movie is going to be like. Dune is the first of his two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, which will cover roughly the first half of the book.

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