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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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Dublin WorldCon to present 1944 Retro Hugo Awards.

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dublin WorldCon to present 1944 Retro Hugo Awards.

Dublin 2019 – the Irish Worldcon – has announced that it will present Retro Hugo Awards for 1944, honouring genre work created in 1943, as well as the 2019 Hugo Awards for work created in 2018. The Hugo Awards are an award for the science fiction genre, honoring science fiction literature and media as well […]

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Please Stand By (trailer).

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Please Stand By (trailer).

A young autistic female science fiction fan runs away from her caregivers in an attempt to submit her TV manuscript to a Star Trek writing competition, with the prize at stake of actually getting her Trek episode made.

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Altered Carbon (trailer for Netflix TV series)

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Altered Carbon (trailer for Netflix TV series)

Here’s the first trailer for the new Altered Carbon science fiction TV series from Netflix, based on Richard K. Morgan’s excellent novel of the same name. In the future, human minds are digitised and downloaded from body to body. Last night, the wealthiest man on Earth, Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy) was murdered. To investigate his death, he brings […]

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Ready Player One (trailer for new Steven Spielberg film).

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ready Player One (trailer for new Steven Spielberg film).

Here’s the official trailer for Steven Spielberg’s new science fiction movie, Ready Player One, based on the novel of the same name from Ernest Cline. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found escape in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe […]

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Alita Battle Angel (first trailer for James Cameron film).

December 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alita Battle Angel (first trailer for James Cameron film).

Here’s the first look at James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s live action version of Alita: Battle Angel with the release of the first movie trailer. Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a cyborg with a forgotten past, found and brought back to life by cyber-doctor Ido (Christoph Waltz). Based on the manga series by Yukito Kishiro, Alita: […]

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Doctor Who Christmas Special 2017.

November 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Christmas Special 2017.

Word reaches us here at SFcrowsnest towers from the set of the BEEB … of their new Doctor Who Christmas Special for 2017. This year, the final chapter of the Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi’s journey sees the Time Lord team up with his former self, the first ever Doctor (actor David Bradley of Harry Potter […]

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5th season (trailer).

November 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5th season (trailer).

Coulson and the gang find themselves stranded in deep space with new chums and new threats a-plenty. The two-hour premiere will hit the TV on Friday, December 1st 2017 at 8 pm ET on ABC in the USA. UK TV will start showing this season January 2018 on its regular home on E4.

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Scare the Bear! English Bulldog tries to save Leonardo DiCaprio from grizzly attack (watching The Revenant).

November 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scare the Bear! English Bulldog tries to save Leonardo DiCaprio from grizzly attack (watching The Revenant).

Khaleesi the English Bulldog is a good dog. She tries to save actor Leonardo DiCaprio from a grizzly attack while watching the movie, The Revenant. Now, that’s loyalty you just can’t buy. Unless you’re hiring special forces types from Anvil to protect you, I mean.

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

Here’s a trailer for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5, where the agents are “Not on Earth” anymore. Space-tastic!

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Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

Amazon just announced it’s acquired world television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. […]

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