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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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Little Monsters (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Little Monsters (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, delves into horror film Little Monsters – a flick which focuses on a down-at-heels musician and teacher who have to save a party of young schoolchildren during the zombie apocalypse. Could this be peak zombie at last? Well, the craze doesn’t show much sign of slowing, sadly.

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Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

Those funky French modders behind that giant Spider – aka La Machine – are only at it again: this time with a monster dragon, called Dragon de Calais, which has been rampaging through the streets of the city of Calais with a flamethrower for a mouth. One day, this madness will stop. But, hopefully not […]

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Wheel of Time second season already brewing (TV news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wheel of Time second season already brewing (TV news).

The second season of the Wheel of Time‘s Amazon Prime-based streaming service is already planned, and we haven’t even seen the first season yet! This little tit-bit of fantasy TV gossip was tweeted out by the series’ showrunner, one Rafe Judkins. Starting the S2 writers’ room on Wheel of Time and the Czech builders didn’t […]

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Andy Serkis defects from Marvel to DC for new Batman film (movie news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Andy Serkis defects from Marvel to DC for new Batman film (movie news).

Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne/Batman film (arriving from DC in the Summer of 2021) has found its butler Alfred, in the form of actor Andy Serkis – last seen faking a Sith Ifrican accent for the Black Panther film. The news was confirmed by Matt Reeves, the flick’s director, on good old Twitter. Oh, my precious! […]

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Mark Wahlberg joins Uncharted film (movie news).

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Mark Wahlberg joins Uncharted film (movie news).

Mark Wahlberg is joining the cast of the Uncharted film (Sony Pictures) in the role of Victor “Sully” Sullivan, mentor to the young treasure hunter Nathan Drake. Read the full story at … https://variety.com/2019/film/news/mark-wahlberg-tom-holland-sonys-uncharted-adaptation-1203394336/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Black Adam (DC movie news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Adam (DC movie news).

We might have to wait until Christmas 2021 for the Black Adam movie starring Dwayne Johnson as the revived Egyptian sorcerer superhero (originally a sparring partner fighting Captain Marvel), but that’s no reason we can’t appreciate some Jim Lee concept art of the Rock hovering as the titular and complicated good/bad guy. DJ commented on […]

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Alien Queen wall sculpture (merch news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Queen wall sculpture (merch news).

If you’ve got a spare $1600 large to blow for the science fiction fan in your life this Christmas, then may we recommend this life-size Alien Queen wall sculpture – as previously featured in the ‘end-game’ battle with Ripley at the tail finale of the Aliens film. This 37″H x 32″W x 20″D piece is […]

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6 Underground (spy-fy trailer: when Deadpool meets Bourne).

November 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
6 Underground (spy-fy trailer: when Deadpool meets Bourne).

Here’s a tongue in cheek trailer for the spy-fy film 6 Underground, which looks like a mash-up of Deadpool and Bourne, with a bunch of supposedly dead secret agents working freelance to make the world a better place … apart from Italy and Rome.

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The Mandalorian (Q&A session with cast and creators).

November 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (Q&A session with cast and creators).

The cast and creators behind the first Star Wars live-action TV series, The Mandalorian, answer our questions about this rather well-received new push into the Star Wars universe. Basically, the spaghetti western re-invented for the bumpy opening days of the New Republic.

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The Mandalorian (special look for SFcrowsnest: Star Wars trailer).

November 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (special look for SFcrowsnest: Star Wars trailer).

The first live-action Star Wars TV series is due to start today in the USA, The Mandalorian – to celebrate, here’s a special look at the series. Very Spaghetti Western. Our prediction? Given there is no way to see this outside of the USA – the UK included in this shocking lack of Mandy-action – […]

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