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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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Snow Crash TV series coming from HBO (TV news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Snow Crash TV series coming from HBO (TV news).

There is now a Snow Crash TV series adaptation based on the classic cyberpunk science fiction work by Neal Stephenson in the HBO streaming pipeline coming From Michael Bacall & Joe Cornish. https://deadline.com/2019/12/snow-crash-sci-fi-drama-series-hbo-max-michael-bacall-joe-cornish-paramount-tv-1202809103/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

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Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

Hasbro has heard your call and is bringing new line of Star Wars products featuring The Child – aka Baby Yoda – from the live-action Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. “We’ve been so enamoured with the conversation and fan reaction surrounding The Mandalorian’s The Child and we know Star Wars fans around the world will be […]

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Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

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Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

Canadian Star Trek fan, Martin Ahern, has constructed a massive 16-foot scale replica USS Enterprise in his garden for his scifi-themed Christmas display. Martin went on to say, “You can’t have Christmas without Star Trek, right?” As we say in Klingon, “Vaj teH” (so true). 

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Baby Yoda Christmas pie (news).

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Baby Yoda Christmas pie (news).

Ace baker The Pieous created an amazing Raspbaby Yoda raspberry pie for the PiesAreAwesome.com web site recently. The Force of my hunger is most certainly aligning with the stars for this yum-yum-yum desert.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Pies Are Awesome (@thepieous) on Dec 8, 2019 at 1:42pm PST

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Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

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Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

The super-rich get to eat each other in space in Avenue 5, the new HBO science fiction comedy series from British writer Armando Iannucci. Arriving in the USA on January 19th 2019.

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Jumanji: The Next Level (a Mark Kermode film review).

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Jumanji: The Next Level (a Mark Kermode film review).

Our man of mucho movies, el Mark Kermode, sits down for the next film in the Jumanji series, Jumanji: The Next Level. This is the film where Spencer, Martha, Bethany and Fridge return to Jumanji, only to find that the game has changed. Ah, much like life, then.

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William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

December 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

Well, apparently, midway through his career as a scifi author, the prophet of cyberspace – one William Gibson – turned his attention to a strange new world… the present? Read the full story over at: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/12/16/how-william-gibson-keeps-his-science-fiction-real The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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6 Underground (spy-fy action movie: trailer).

December 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
6 Underground (spy-fy action movie: trailer).

In spy-fy movie 6 Underground, six heroes fake their death and form a freelance spy agency to take down untouchable bad guys (and gals). All of them were introduced to the team by its leader (Ryan Reynolds) for their deadly talents and a desire to fight for the future.

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Ghostbusters Afterlife (comedy horror film: trailer).

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Ghostbusters Afterlife (comedy horror film: trailer).

Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman bring us the Ghostbusters: Afterlife movie sequel, in which the media streams get crossed and we end up with new heroes including Paul Rudd from Antman and that kid from Stranger Things, too. Set in the present day, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a […]

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RIP René Auberjonois: Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine (news).

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RIP René Auberjonois: Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine (news).

Actor René Auberjonois, better known as policeman shapeshifter Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine, has passed away aged 79 from lung cancer. He also played Father Mulcahy in the original film version of MASH, as well as Colonel West in the 1991 Star Trek film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He was a […]

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