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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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Star Trek: First Frontier (fan film: full movie).

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: First Frontier (fan film: full movie).

It’s time to jump on board the Enterprise before even Pike took the helm, in this oddly well-made fan film… Star Trek: First Frontier. Here’s their blurb: This is the story of the initial launching of the Starship USS Enterprise NCC-1701 under the command of Captain Robert April with his wife, Commander Sarah April, the […]

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Aliens that horrify (science video).

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aliens that horrify (science video).

It’s Halloween time, wa-ha-ha, so what could be better than a half-hour sit-down as we consider a variety of the scariest and most horrifyingly alien aliens from the worlds of literature and film. I’m scared, Chuck, hold me tight!

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Waters of the Moon (science news).

October 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Waters of the Moon (science news).

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places. SOFIA has detected water molecules (H2O) in Clavius Crater, one of the largest craters visible […]

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Project Orion: Nuking your way to space (video).

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Project Orion: Nuking your way to space (video).

Simon takes a look at Project Orion, an interstellar starship that would have been propelled by a series of explosions of atomic bombs behind the craft… aka, nuclear pulse propulsion.

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Masamune Shirow: the God-Emperor of manga (video).

October 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Masamune Shirow: the God-Emperor of manga (video).

In this one-hour-long special, Ed and Jim get togther to explore the fabulous manga works of creator Masamune Shirow. Do you love your Appleseed and your Ghost in the Shell? Then this is the piece for you!

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Eden (Netflix anime: new trailer).

October 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Eden (Netflix anime: new trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for Eden, the first Netflix-funded Japanese original Anime, made by director Yasuhiro Irie (of Fullmetal Alchemist fame), and concept designer Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop). Thousands of years into the future, there are no more humans. Only robots live in the mechanical metropolis, “Eden 3”. Or so they thought. One day, two […]

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The Midnight Sky: new Netflix scifi movie (trailer).

October 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Midnight Sky: new Netflix scifi movie (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Netflix science fiction movie, The Midnight Sky.  This is one of those deep, slow, and meaningful films where Clooney directs and stars in the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s very modern SF novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, and Tiffany Boone. This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George […]

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Mando does Merch (new Star Wars merchandise) (video).

October 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mando does Merch (new Star Wars merchandise) (video).

Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers and Giancarlo Esposito, reveal the latest products and digital content inspired by The Mandalorian Star Wars live action TV series. 

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The First Romulan War (Star Trek documentary: video).

October 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
The First Romulan War (Star Trek documentary: video).

Here’s a mighty fine-looking Fan-made documentary video about the First Romulan War from the Star Trek universe.

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Star Trek: the classic TV series retrospective (video).

October 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: the classic TV series retrospective (video).

The original Star Trek TV series with our favourite actors and characters – Kirk, Spock, Uhura, Bones, Scotty, et al – come in for a complete retrospective treatment in this 50-minute-long video from Rowan Coleman.

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