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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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Star Trek Discovery: season four trailer (video).

April 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery: season four trailer (video).

The noble crew of the USS Discovery are still stuck in the far future – and this time, they have to face a star system-destroying gravity-based anomaly before it wrecks the nascent reformed Federation. As well as the Star Trek Discovery season four trailer, we also bring you the play-by-play post-match analysis from the biggest fanatics we could find […]

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Star Trek Picard season 2, now with added Q! (trailer)

April 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard season 2, now with added Q! (trailer)

Here’s the trailer for the second season of Picard, which features the return of Q – and for your added delight, we’ve thrown in a little Picard/Q surprise with the help of Wil Wheaton. Thanks, Wil! 

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Big Trouble In Little China: a fantasy film retrospective with added sass (video).

April 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Big Trouble In Little China: a fantasy film retrospective with added sass (video).

Time for a fantasy film retrospective with added sass supplied by the Critical Drinker, this time examining Big Trouble in Little China, the 1986 fantasy martial arts action-comedy movie from John Carpenter, starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, and James Hong. The film tells the shocking story of Jack Burton, who helps his chum […]

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Loki: second new trailer for MCU TV series (trailer).

April 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Loki: second new trailer for MCU TV series (trailer).

Loki’s time as an agent of the Timekeepers has come. The TVA claims responsibility for monitoring the multiverse and can prune timelines if they’re deemed too dangerous to exist. They also take action to prevent other beings from altering the past or future. Watch the second brand-new trailer for the Loki TV series, as the […]

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The Incal: when European comic-books got good? (video).

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The Incal: when European comic-books got good? (video).

It’s time to get into The Incal, the French graphic novel series written by Alejandro Jodorowsky and illustrated by Jean Giraud. It originally appeared in the Métal Hurlant magazine (Heavy Metal) and introduced Jodorowsky’s ‘Metabarons’ universe. The tale is set in the city of a backwater world in a human-dominated galactic empire, where the Bergs, […]

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British Science Fiction Association Awards 2021 (video).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association Awards 2021 (video).

Here’s the video for the 2021 announcement and presentation of the British Science Fiction Association Awards for works from 2020. Here’s the short-list for best novel … Tiffani Angus, Threading the Labyrinth, Unsung Stories. Susanna Clarke, Piranesi, Bloomsbury. M. John Harrison, The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again, Gollancz. N.K. Jemisin, The City We Became, […]

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The Witcher: Netflix season two feature (video).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Witcher: Netflix season two feature (video).

The Witcher has wrapped production on Season 2, so here’s a look behind-the-scenes with the cast and crew and showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, with all you need to know about the Netflix fantasy TV series based on the books of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

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Chaos Walking, a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode (video).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Chaos Walking, a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode (video).

Ace film reviewer Mark Kermode brings us his take on the science fiction film Chaos Walking. Space traveler Viola crash lands on an alien colony world with few women, and where the remaining male human’s thoughts are transmitted telepathically in an uncontrolled manner by a phenomenon known as ‘the Noise’. With Viola’s life at risk, one […]

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, episode three review (video).

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, episode three review (video).

Andre is here to bring you his review of the third episode of the first season of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, where we get to see Zemo popping some moves in the MCU-version of a kind of pirate-criminal Singapore analogue.

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The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler (short movie: horror-cri-fi).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler (short movie: horror-cri-fi).

Here’s a new short 30-minute film in full, The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler, where in East Germany, a special investigator with paranormal abilities is assigned the task of looking into the disappearance of a six-year-old boy. 

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