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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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Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

Netflix has a new anime coming to the streams next year … Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 (directed by Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed fame). In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan’s elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

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Venus atmosphere – being modified by living organisms? (science video)

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Venus atmosphere – being modified by living organisms? (science video)

Is the atmosphere of Venus being altered by living organisms? An exploration of recent research suggests the atmosphere of Venus could be being modified by the action of microbial life. 

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The Feed (Amazon Prime science fiction TV series: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Feed (Amazon Prime science fiction TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Amazon’s new scifi TV series, The Feed, coming your way November 22nd 2019. It is set in a cyberpunky near future where the internet has migrated into people’s brains via direct neural connections. But when a computer virus starts infecting the implanted masses, it’s up to the few people without the […]

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Radioflash (SF movie trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Radioflash (SF movie trailer).

In the SF disaster film Radioflash, when a nuclear device detonated high about the USA causes a ‘coldbringer’ EMP pulse which fries the power and electronics of North America, civilisation rapidly collapses towards a new dark age, and a family have to flee for the mountain safety of their crazy grandfather living off the grid, […]

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Station Eleven novel: new post-apocalyptic HBO TV series (news).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Station Eleven novel: new post-apocalyptic HBO TV series (news).

Actors Mackenzie Davis and Himesh Patel will be starring in HBO’s Station Eleven, a new post-apocalyptic TV series based on the scifi novel by Emily St. John Mandel, set in North America after a flu-like super-plague wipes out 95% of humanity, and the survivors have to rediscover art and music together to keep their spirits […]

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Watchmen (HBO series gets weird).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Watchmen (HBO series gets weird).

HBO’s Watchmen series appears to be being well received by the general populace, if leaving them a little confused. Here’s the last trailer.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (last trailer: maybe, last ever film?)

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (last trailer: maybe, last ever film?)

The original Star Wars saga will end with this film, we are warned, but hey, the cash-cow is milked forever, so forgive me if I don’t believe this claim. Anyway, here’s the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

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Terminator: Dark Fate (poster art).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (poster art).

As science fiction actioner Terminator: Dark Fate hits UK cinemas today, we thought we’d spoil you with three character posters from artists Simon Delart and Chris Malbon. Early reviews in from various sources suggest that on balance, this movie is back to form from #2 (which was the last decent flick in the series) – but hey, after […]

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Bloodshot (Vin Diesel’s new scifi movie: trailer).

October 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bloodshot (Vin Diesel’s new scifi movie: trailer).

Bloodshot is based on the comic-book of the same name. In this scifi action flick, actor Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in Ray’s veins, he’s an unstoppable force – stronger […]

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Self-aware robots are redefining consciousness (science video).

October 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Self-aware robots are redefining consciousness (science video).

What does it mean for a robot to be self-aware? That’s what robotics labs are investigating as they embark on a quest towards artificial consciousness. 

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