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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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Wondering about the wonder in WandaVision? (Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin review).

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Wondering about the wonder in WandaVision? (Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin review).

Kevin Smith and Marc Bernardin are back in Zoom-town to bring you their thoughts on the first live-action MCU TV series to hit Disney+, WandaVision. This is the one where Wanda and Vision are stuck in some kind of virtual reality simulation or pocket universe designed to resemble a sitcom TV series as it progresses […]

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Storm Constantine, fantasy author, passes away aged 64 (news).

January 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Storm Constantine, fantasy author, passes away aged 64 (news).

Sad news just in, fantasy author Storm Constantine – best known for her Wraeththu series – has passed away aged 64. Her family posted this today on her Facebook account: It is with great sorrow that we bring the sad news of the death of our dear friend and founder, the writer and publisher, Storm […]

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USS Enterprise builds ranked from the most awful to the greatest (Star Trek video).

January 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
USS Enterprise builds ranked from the most awful to the greatest (Star Trek video).

Have you ever wished to ponder all the USS Enterprise builds from Star Trek ranked from the most awful to the greatest? Oh, I bet you have! Luckily, we were able to tap into Rowan J Coleman’s crazed desires to know the exact same thing. Listen to the evidence and make your own mind up, […]

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Here Comes Frieda (short science fiction film: in full – video).

January 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Here Comes Frieda (short science fiction film: in full – video).

Here Comes Frieda is a short science fiction movie by Robin Takao D’Oench. It’s 2040, and super-storms of lethal proportion are commonplace. Citizens play a lottery where the winners get free passage to an orbital habitat named Upper Paradise. Against astronomical odds, Lilly Lamont, a young blind woman finds herself the winner. As she prepares […]

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Cyro-sleep and society (science video).

January 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cyro-sleep and society (science video).

Isaac Arthur is back with a look at the thorny topic of suspended animation, aka cryo-sleep, and brings us a 30-minute-long Isaac Arthur look at how cryonic freezing offers a pathway to reap future medical technologies today, by preserving someone for future restoration. But, just what would the impact of this technology be on civilisation?

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Archive – a scifi film review by Mark Kermode (video).

January 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Archive – a scifi film review by Mark Kermode (video).

In science fiction movie Archive, it’s 2038, and an expert in artificial intelligence secretly attempts to reunite with his sadly deceased wife through a new engineering prototype. 

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For All Mankind: scifi TV series, second season (trailer).

January 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
For All Mankind: scifi TV series, second season (trailer).

In the second season of the TV series For All Mankind, the parallel reality take on a world where the USSR got to the Moon first, continues, sparking a long-running space race in the solar system. We reach 1983, and President Reagan is close to sparking a third world war in space when the commies load […]

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Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

Alan Dean Foster, the science fiction author behind many media tie-in novels as well as the fab Humanx Commonwealth Universe books, is interviewed about getting screwed for royalties by Disney after they purchased the Star Wars franchise, his thoughts on the relationship arc between Rey and Finn, and which Star Wars films he liked and […]

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Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was more likely than not to have been a light-sail powered piece of alien tech – either a probe, or just a relay in a comms network – as well as why humanity and Earth really aren’t special; why our Sun is a relative […]

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Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series gets some Sauron-shaped meat on its bones (news).

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series gets some Sauron-shaped meat on its bones (news).

Those connoisseurs of all things Lord of the Rings-related, theonering.net, have just been leaked the verified synopsis for the upcoming multi-million budget TV series based on the Lord of the rings books, prequel style. Thank you Amazon and thank you, Jeff Bezos. Let’s face it, with the rate that the Big A. is coining it in […]

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