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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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Wendy (fantasy film: trailer).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wendy (fantasy film: trailer).

In Wendy, Benh Zeitlin re-imagines the Peter Pan tale, where, lost on a mysterious island where ageing and time are suspended, Wendy fights to save her gang of young runaways from the perils of growing up and various adult stranger-dangers. Hitting the cinema on February 28th 2020. 

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3D printing in spaceeeeee (science news).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
3D printing in spaceeeeee (science news).

Is there a company aiming to 3D print rockets capable of carrying over a ton of payload into space? There is – it’s called Relativity Space. https://singularityhub.com/2019/11/06/this-company-wants-to-3d-print-rockets-in-outer-space/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Servant (horror TV series: trailer).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Servant (horror TV series: trailer).

Servant is a new horror TV series from M. Night Shyamalan which will be hitting Apple TV+ on November 28th 2019. 

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Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces set-back (news).

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces set-back (news).

The Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces a little set-back, as its showrunner – one Jon Spaihts – leaves the nascent programme for pastures new. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/dune-sisterhood-showrunner-exit-hbo-max-series-1252449 – The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Doctor Sleep (film review by Mark Kermode).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Doctor Sleep (film review by Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, reviews Doctor Sleep – the horror movie sequel to The Shining, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film, set several decades after the events of The Shining, mixes elements of the novel and the Stanley Kubrick flick.

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The Aeronauts (film review by Mark Kermode and Felicity Jones interview).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Aeronauts (film review by Mark Kermode and Felicity Jones interview).

Here’s the review of the film, The Aeronauts, by our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, as well as an interview with Felicity Jones. This flick looks kind of steampunky, even though it’s a historical adventure – stick on a pair of brass goggles and it could have leapt straight out of the pages of one of Stephen […]

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The Witcher (Netflix fantasy series: 2nd trailer).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Witcher (Netflix fantasy series: 2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the Netflix TV series, The Witcher, based on the fantasy books of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. Hitting Netflix on December 20th 2019 … the trailer puts me in mind of Game of Thrones, which isn’t accidental; there’re lots of series coming up aiming to steal the spiky GoT […]

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Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

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Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

The Ant-Man’s future is assured with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with director Peyton Reed in charge once more – he who also produced 2015’s Ant-Man and 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ant-man-3-peyton-reed-returning-direct-1251732

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Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

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Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

Tamora Pierce’s 22 Tortall epic fantasy books are to become a TV series thanks to the Lionsgate studio – and apparently they’re aiming for a kind of Game of Thrones meets young adult vibe. https://deadline.com/2019/11/lionsgate-little-women-producer-playground-plot-fantasy-world-with-tamora-pierces-tortall-universe-series-1202771376/?fbclid=IwAR1eKgwhl2YVG3KTVz7pedxQm2sIrQz1Qrh2KBq_e896mhV-Htf6pOCHZ_k – The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Is Planet Nine a primordial Black Hole? (science video).

October 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is Planet Nine a primordial Black Hole? (science video).

JMG conducts a little video exploration into the recent idea that the hypothetical Planet Nine outside our solar system may not be a planet at all (this is the thing that causes a gravity-based influence on orbits for trans-Neptunian objects), but instead, could be a small primordial black hole sitting just outside our solar system.

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