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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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Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

A behind-the-scenes examination of the genius of Japan’s best known anime film director and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki allowed one lucky documentary filmmaker to shadow him at work, as he dreamed up characters and plot lines for what would become his 2008 flick, “Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea.” In this […]

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Magic The Gathering potential hack: hundreds of thousands of accounts at risk? (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Magic The Gathering potential hack: hundreds of thousands of accounts at risk? (news).

Wizards of the Coast has had their Magic The Gathering game potentially compromised, according to news site TechCrunch. They are alleged to have left their database backup file in a public Amazon Web Services storage bucket with no password on the bucket, allowing anyone to download the file of 450,000 player accounts. Read the full […]

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Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Bianca Simone Mannie have joined the cast of the BBC’s upcoming 2020 series, The Watch based, of course, on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy novels. Read the full story over at … http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2019/11/casting-news-bbc-americas-the-watch-enlists-anna-chancellor-james-fleet-and-more The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Avenue 5: new HBO scifi TV series (Love Boat in space?) (trailer).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avenue 5: new HBO scifi TV series (Love Boat in space?) (trailer).

The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci has rather oddly created a new scifi comedy series called Avenue 5, which comes across a little like the Love Boat in space. I suspect, knowing Armando, that this will be more a diatribe on the super-rich wanting to abandon Earth’s poor to its woes and bugger off […]

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NASA confirms water vapour from Europa (science news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
NASA confirms water vapour from Europa (science news).

Forty years ago, a Voyager spacecraft snapped the first closeup images of Europa, one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. These revealed brownish cracks slicing the moon’s icy surface, which give Europa the look of a veiny eyeball. Missions to the outer solar system in the decades since have amassed enough additional information about Europa to make […]

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The Mandalorian reaches streaming greatness (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian reaches streaming greatness (news).

The Mandalorian is heading for streaming hit greatness. The new Disney+ live action Star Wars series created by Jon Favreau ranked third among the most watched digital original in the U.S. in its opening week. https://www.parrotanalytics.com/insights/united-states-series-charts-including-svod-tv-demand-television-10-16-november-2019/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Henry Cavill will always wear the cape (Superman interview).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Henry Cavill will always wear the cape (Superman interview).

The actor Henry Cavill might shortly be appearing in the Netflix series of The Witcher, but he still keeps the cape of Superman in the cupboard just in case he receives the call to greatness again. Read the full interview over at … https://www.menshealth.com/entertainment/a29774618/henry-cavill-the-witcher-superman-interview/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (TV trailer).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (TV trailer).

Here’s another TV trailer for the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker flick coming your way this Christmas.

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Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

Lucasfilm’s head honcho-ess, Kathleen Kennedy, chats about the future of Star Wars, dealing with criticism from George Lucas, and related matters of interest to fans of the franchise. Read the full interview over at … https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-features/lucasfilm-president-kathleen-kennedy-interview-rise-skywalker-future-star-wars-912393/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

The much talked about Star Trek movie with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, and Simon Pegg returning for one more starship voyage is back on the cards, with Noah Hawley of Fargo and Legion fame in the big person’s chair of command. Read the full story over at … Paramount Setting Noah […]

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