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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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Bill & Ted Face The Music: a movie review by Mark Kermode: bonus Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter interview (video).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bill & Ted Face The Music: a movie review by Mark Kermode: bonus Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter interview (video).

Mark Kermode reviews science fiction comedy film Bill & Ted Face the Music. Now in middle age and still waiting to write their world-uniting song, Bill & Ted wonder if they will ever fulfil their destiny. And, as a special bonus, Simon Mayo talks to Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter about returning as the time-travelling […]

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She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

Tatiana Maslany, the actress who demonstrated her acting chops by playing multiple characters as clones of the same woman in the science fiction drama series Orphan Black, will now be able to bring her considerable talents to bear on the Marvel cinematic universe – a.k.a. the MCU – being cast in the upcoming role of […]

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Fantasy author Terry Goodkind dies aged 72 (news).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fantasy author Terry Goodkind dies aged 72 (news).

The publisher of fantasy author Terry Goodkind, Tor Books, has just confirmed the rumor we heard earlier today that Terry has passed away. Tor first got official confirmation from Terry’s agent that the creator of such brilliant fantasy books as the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth has died aged 72. The Sword of […]

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Over 59 free scifi, fantasy and horror titles (free book news).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Over 59 free scifi, fantasy and horror titles (free book news).

There’s a mega-promotion going on at the moment where you can download a selection of 59 different science fiction, fantasy, and horror titles for free. Free? Crikes, that’s my favourite price! Get yourself over to: https://books.bookfunnel.com/scififantasysamplefair/f5i16c754t to partake, citizen.

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Love and Monsters (horror rom-com: trailer).

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Love and Monsters (horror rom-com: trailer).

In horror movie Love and Monsters, it’s seven years after Earth has been over-run by alien muntants, and poor old Joel Dawson (Dylan O’Brien), along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee (Jessica Henwick), […]

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Pixie (crime movie:trailer).

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Pixie (crime movie:trailer).

Here’s a fun-looking crime movie called Pixie, in which Alec Baldwin and Ready Player One’s Olivia Cooke star, the latter playing Pixie, an Irish lass who wants to avenge her mother’s death by masterminding a heist, but her plans go awry. She finds herself on the run with two young men who are way out […]

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Bill & Ted Face The Music arrives in the cinemas (news).

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bill & Ted Face The Music arrives in the cinemas (news).

Bill & Ted Face The Music arrived in the UK’s cinemas on 16th September 2020, so here’s a little tickler of some footage which we shall call “A Most Triumphant Duo” featurette.

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UFO mass sighting in New Jersey, USA: thousands see it, many report it in (weird news)

September 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
UFO mass sighting in New Jersey, USA: thousands see it, many report it in (weird news)

There was a mass UFO sighting only yesterday (14th September 2020) in New Jersey in the USA, with thousands of people spotting the strange intruder, while hundreds of witnesses called this day-time UFO sighting into the police, news channels, and the like … with many videos and pictures now making their way onto Instagram, Twitter, […]

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The Mandalorian season 2: first trailer (video).

September 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian season 2: first trailer (video).

Here’s the just dropped trailer for the second season of live-action Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, where our always-Dredd-helmeted-hero has to take Baby Yoda – aka The Child – across the galaxy on a quest to find some pesky friendly Jedi to look after the little green Force-user. 

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Rhianna Pratchett calls out new TV version of The Watch (news).

September 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rhianna Pratchett calls out new TV version of The Watch (news).

Rhianna Pratchett, video game writer and daughter of fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, is less than chuffed with the upcoming TV version of The Watch, as she has recently posted on Twitter. Said television series is coming from BBC America which ordered an eight-part season in October 2018 – “inspired” by the Ankh-Morpork City Watch tales […]

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