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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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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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Alien-like giant squid egg found floating under Arctic Ocean.

October 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien-like giant squid egg found floating under Arctic Ocean.

In this latest episode from Secure Team, not only do we see some odd lights up in the sky (yeah, yeah), but a far more interesting alien-like giant squid egg found floating under the Arctic Ocean.

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Dinosaur humans? Meet the reptoids!

October 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dinosaur humans? Meet the reptoids!

A scientific thought experiment proposes an alternative reality where dinosaurs could have evolved into intelligent humanoid beings and continue to roam the earth today in this clip from the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens season 8, called, “The Reptilians”.

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3022 (horror scifi movie: trailer).

October 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
3022 (horror scifi movie: trailer).

In horror scifi film 3022, various in-system space crews on vessels in deep space realise Earth has suffered an extinction level event – well, blown up, rather mysteriously. This leads more than a few of the survivors to think what is the point of going on? Where’s Elon Musk when you need him? 

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Zombieland Double Tap (film review by Mark Kermode).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Zombieland Double Tap (film review by Mark Kermode).

Ace movie expert Mark Kermode tells us what he thinks about the Zombieland: Double Tap flick. Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock feel the strain growing on their strange family unit as they face off against hyper-evolved zombies and oddly familiar-looking fellow human survivors in the American heartland. 

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