avatar

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).

rss feed

Aquaman (final trailer).

November 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aquaman (final trailer).

Here’s the last trailer for the Aquaman movie before the film’s release on December 12th 2018. And here’s the blurb, my fishy friends! Welcome to the underwater world of the seven seas, in Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him […]

Read More

NASA will look for Martian life with 2020 Rover.

November 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
NASA will look for Martian life with 2020 Rover.

NASA has chosen Jezero Crater as the landing site for its upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission after a five year search. The rover mission is scheduled to launch in July 2020 as NASA’s next step in exploration of the Red Planet. It will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions – and past microbial […]

Read More

Was ‘Oumuamua’ a light sail probe visiting the Solar System? Dr. Avi Loeb chats.

November 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Was ‘Oumuamua’ a light sail probe visiting the Solar System? Dr. Avi Loeb chats.

Dr. Avi Loeb of Harvard University (as well as the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) does a little video about the background and science behind the oddness of the recent fly-through of the Oumuamua object, and why science suggests it might have been a solar sail probe of some sort on a fly-by.

Read More

Once Upon a Deadpool (trailer).

November 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Once Upon a Deadpool (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the PG-friendly cut of Deadpool 2, in which Deadpool recounts the Deadpool 2 movie to a kidnapped Fred Savage, an oddly timely satire of The Princess Bride, given the author of said novel’s recent passing from old age.

Read More

Aquaman: the making of (video feature).

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aquaman: the making of (video feature).

Go behind the scenes of James Wan’s underwater superhero world in this new ‘Aquaman: the making of’ video feature from Warner. Opens in cinemas in the UK on December 12th 2018

Read More

Alita Battle Angel (trailer): when live-action replaces anime.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alita Battle Angel (trailer): when live-action replaces anime.

From filmmakers James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez, comes the live-action version of anime Alita Battle Angel. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognise, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a doctor who realises that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell […]

Read More

Captive State (alien invasion film: second trailer).

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Captive State (alien invasion film: second trailer).

Set in a Chicago neighbourhood a decade after an invasion and occupation of Earth by an advanced alien race, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict – the alien collaborators, as well as the dissidents and resistance.

Read More

Stan Lee: December 1922 – November 2018. Nuff said?

November 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stan Lee: December 1922 – November 2018. Nuff said?

So, a titan passes. Stan Lee is no more. In collaboration with various comic-book artists — notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko — Stan created a wide variety of stunning fictional superhero characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, and characters such as Ant-Man, Iron Man, and […]

Read More

Ophelia (movie trailer with added Daisy Ridley).

November 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ophelia (movie trailer with added Daisy Ridley).

Daisy Ridley stars as Ophelia, in the movie Ophelia, a Games of Throne-like re-imagining of Hamlet, told from the main female character’s perspective. Clive Owen also stars, as does Naomi Watts. Looks interesting, at any rate.

Read More

Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

November 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

Here’s an interesting looking steampunk game – Volcanoids, where you play a pilot of a drill-ship (think the mole-tanks from Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels). You have to explore and mine your way to glory on a mysterious island run by some nutter with an army of killer steammen robots. The drill-ship itself looks very nice with […]

Read More

SFcrowsnest

Enjoy scifi? Please spread the word :)