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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 2019 world science fiction convention releases programme.

August 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dublin 2019 world science fiction convention releases programme.

Dublin 2019 has released its full programme for the 77th World Science Fiction Convention. The programme has 700 events across the five days from 15th to 19th August 2019 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Online sales for the con closed on 2nd August for full memberships and day passes. All remaining memberships and day passes […]

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The Expanse (season 4 sizzle trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Expanse (season 4 sizzle trailer).

The 4th season of The Expanse is coming our way this December 13th on Amazon Prime. This season explores the new realities for Sol system now that an alien stargate hub has opened up hundreds of new Earth-compatible star systems for mankind to settle and explore. On one particular colony world, the crew of our […]

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Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

Lethis: Path of Progress is an old-school city builder set in a Victorian Steampunk universe called Lethis. The game will be arriving later this year for the handheld Nintendo Switch – and a sequel, Path of Progress II, is being worked on for the PC by Triskell Interactive, although their DevBlog indicates it’s slow-going for the […]

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The Irishman (Netflix tempts Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro into new Cri-Fi film).

July 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Irishman (Netflix tempts Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro into new Cri-Fi film).

Netflix is bringing us a new Scorsese and De Niro crime flick (with a little added Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel just for kicks) called The Irishman, based on the cri-fi book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The movie has Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeran, a labour union leader and alleged […]

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The Walking Dead new spin-off goes a-travelling (trailer).

July 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Walking Dead new spin-off goes a-travelling (trailer).

The Walking Dead‘s new as yet unnamed spin-off series is coming Spring 2020. From this concept-art heavy peek, it looks like it focuses on a young group of nomadic travellers – giving viewers a chance to explore the wide post-plague collapsed world of the zombie-filled Walking Dead. 

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Horror master Dean Koontz signs with Amazon’s Thomas & Mercer imprint (book news).

July 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Horror master Dean Koontz signs with Amazon’s Thomas & Mercer imprint (book news).

Amazon has signed horror author Dean Koontz for a five-book deal and a collection of six short thrillers. Thomas & Mercer will publish the first book, Devoted, next spring, and Nameless, the short thriller collection, will be available from Amazon Original Stories for free to Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers on November 12th 2019. This […]

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The Lighthouse (salty horror film trailer: yarhhh).

July 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Lighthouse (salty horror film trailer: yarhhh).

A new salty horror movie, The Lighthouse, from director Robert Eggers of The Witch-fame, with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson stuck in a lighthouse. This movie hits October 18th 2019, so watch this trailer m’hearties. Yarhhhhh.

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Von Braun space station concept floated by Gateway Foundation.

July 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Von Braun space station concept floated by Gateway Foundation.

The Von Braun Station proposed by the Gateway Foundation would be a rotating space station designed to produce varying levels of artificial gravity by increasing or decreasing the rate of rotation. The station looks to accommodate national space agencies conducting low gravity research, as well as space tourists who want to experience life on a […]

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American Horror Story 1984 (trailer).

July 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Horror Story 1984 (trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for American Horror Story 1984 – the 9th season of this American anthology horror television series created for cable network FX. This bad boy looks like another new spooky miniseries, this time with some 1980s feels (shades of Stranger Things?) is on the way.

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Pennyworth (feature video).

July 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pennyworth (feature video).

Here’s a feature video on the new 1960s-set Pennyworth TV series from DC focusing on the origin story of Alfred – the famous butler from Batman; here a crime-fighting ex-SAS Harry Palmer-like character. The series hit July 28th 2019 on Epix in the USA.

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