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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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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

June 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

For fans of the classic anime TV series and various movies based around Space Battleship Yamato (or Starblazers if you were in the USA), there’s a new follow-on double movie coming to Japan, Space Battleship Yamato 2205, with the first part of the dilm duology hitting cinemas on the 8th October 2021. For those of […]

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Masters of the Universe reboot for netflix: trailer.

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Masters of the Universe reboot for netflix: trailer.

That most ripped of cartoon heroes, He-Man, is coming back via Netflix on July 23rd, 2021 for some new animated hijinks. Does he still have a magic sword and a cowardly kitten that turns into a feline killing machine, and is the big-bad still an also oddly ripped skeleton? This and many more questions will be […]

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The secret Nazi plan to nuke-bomb New York (documentary: video).

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
The secret Nazi plan to nuke-bomb New York (documentary: video).

In this 45-minute long science/history documentary, which looks a little like something from the first Captain America movie, the very real plan of the Germans during world war two to drop a nuke on New York is explored. How near was the scheme to becoming a goer, and making the twists and turns of history […]

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Jacques Vallée: the man who inspired Spielberg to make Close Encounters (interview on UFOs/UAPs).

June 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jacques Vallée: the man who inspired Spielberg to make Close Encounters (interview on UFOs/UAPs).

Scientist Jacques Vallée, whose work inspired Spielberg to make Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is interviewed by physicist Prof. Kevin Knuth about the fascinating issue of UFOs/UAPs, and what the coming report to the U.S. Congress may or not reveal about the existence of aliens visiting Earth.

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Are we alone in the universe? (science audio with Neil deGrasse Tyson).

June 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Are we alone in the universe? (science audio with Neil deGrasse Tyson).

Neil deGrasse Tyson joins us to chat about that ever-fascinating topic… are we alone in the universe? Sam Harris is the chap in the hot seat, discussing with Neil our current understanding of extra-solar planets, the prospect that there is complex life elsewhere in the galaxy, the Fermi problem, the possibility that all advanced civilizations […]

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See (second season of Apple TV scifi TV series with Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista) (trailer).

June 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
See (second season of Apple TV scifi TV series with Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista) (trailer).

Here’s the second season of Apple Studio’s See, now with Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista. This is the one set in a post-apocalyptic near-Iron Age future where everyone is blind and technology is lost – until a handful of sighted kids are born and all hell breaks out.

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The Final Moments of Karl Brant (short scifi movie: in full).

June 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Final Moments of Karl Brant (short scifi movie: in full).

The Final Moments of Karl Brant is a 16-minute-long science fiction film by M. Francis Wilson, set in the near future where experimental technology allows two detectives to bring a murder victim back to life in a digital state in order to question him about his final moments. 

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Salad Mug: Dynamo Dream (short scifi film: in full).

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Salad Mug: Dynamo Dream (short scifi film: in full).

Here’s the 20-minute-long short science fiction film Salad Mug: Dynamo Dream by the very talented indie filmmaker Ian Hubert – some unique visuals and feels to this strange beast.

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Army Of The Dead (horror movie review).

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Army Of The Dead (horror movie review).

Army Of The Dead comes under the unsteady gaze of the Critical Drinker for some film review frolics – this is the one where Zack Snyder’s zombies meet the heist movie genre.

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Invasion (Apple Studios new scifi TV series: trailer).

June 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Invasion (Apple Studios new scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new TV series Invasion from Apple Studios, which streams from October 22nd 2021 on Apple TV+. This tracks multiple storylines across different continents, with a global take on how an alien invasion might impact everyone – and Sam Neill plays a U.S. sheriff during said invasion. The trailer seems a […]

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