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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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Fox Fires (Finnish fantasy folktale: short video).

April 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fox Fires (Finnish fantasy folktale: short video).

Here’s a short animated movie called Fox Fires, inspired by the Finnish fantasy folk story of the origin of the Aurora Borealis, blending 2D and 3D animation. It’s actually the graduation film of one Duncan from Jordanstone College of Art & Design, in Scotland.   View this post on Instagram   Have a look at […]

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Dr Who tribute to medical staff (video).

April 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dr Who tribute to medical staff (video).

Here’s the video where The Doctors (as in Whovian) join together to thank all the medical staff hard at work battling the pandemic. See Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Tom Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Peter Davison, Jo Martin, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Colin Baker and Paul McGann as they gather to pay tribute to the British NHS […]

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Heavy Metal comic releases new creator-centric title (news).

April 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Heavy Metal comic releases new creator-centric title (news).

The comic-book Heavy Metal is releasing a new creator-centric print line, called Virus. The compensation offered to creators will be 15% of the sticker price, whether they sell one book or 10,000. Read the full story over at https://www.heavymetal.com/news/heavy-metal-virus-imprint-creator-owned-comics-publishing/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Official UFO videos now released by Pentagon (weird news).

April 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Official UFO videos now released by Pentagon (weird news).

Meanwhile, over in the USA, the Pentagon has just released their series of three UFO videos snapped by US Navy pilots over the ocean. The previously leaked videos have been declassified by the US military to “clear up any misconceptions” concerning if they were real or not. Read the full story over at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/27/pentagon-releases-three-ufo-videos-taken-by-us-navy-pilots The […]

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Mortadelo and Filemón comic-book archive free (news).

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Mortadelo and Filemón comic-book archive free (news).

If you can Habla the ‘ol Spanish, then have we got a treat for you … it’s the Mortadelo and Filemón comic-book archive from 1971 to 1986, which has now been put online over at https://leer-comics.blogspot.com/2019/02/coleccion-ole.html. It’s not been put up a downloadable PDFs, but as online web-pages. If you like a bit of surreal […]

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Astronaut (a science fiction film review by Mark Kermode).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astronaut (a science fiction film review by Mark Kermode).

In his latest movie review, the master-of-films, Mark Kermode, reviews Astronaut. In this flick, a pensioner widower played by Richard Dreyfuss battles against his age, family and health to look to bag a competition for a trip into space.

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Tintin video game on the way (game news).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Tintin video game on the way (game news).

Tintin is making a comeback on PC and consoles. Game firm Microids and the rights-owner, Moulinsart, have inked a partnership for the game publishing based on The Adventures of Tintin graphic novels created by Hergé. Their first original action-adventure game will feature  Tintin and Snowy alongside Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the finest detectives of […]

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Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

April 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Quentin Tarantino talks Kung Fu flicks (audio interview).

Quentin Tarantino chats about his high-kicking obsession with the Kung Fu movie genre. Yes, Dan Halsted, head programmer at Portland’s Hollywood Theatre, sits down with his friends and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino for a long and riveting natter about the martial arts film genre.

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Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: second trailer).

April 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: second trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the Snowpiercer TV series based on the Korean film of the same name with Chris Evans as the hero, etc, etc. As one of the anguished fans cries in the comments, “Was it necessary to do a TV series based off a 2014 movie which was based off a translated […]

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Horror TV series: 2nd trailer).

April 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Horror TV series: 2nd trailer).

There’s a second trailer out for the next series of Penny Dreadful, which updates the steampunk Victorian horror vibe to a more Cthulhu-like 1930s America setting … aka, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels! Stars Natalie Dormer as some kind of demonic bringer of death – so not much change from her last role in Game […]

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