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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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Denis Villeneuve’s vision for Dune (Stellan Skarsgard interview).

September 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Denis Villeneuve’s vision for Dune (Stellan Skarsgard interview).

Stellan Skarsgard chats about Denis Villeneuve’s vision for the upcoming new Dune movie. The new film should hit cinemas in December 18th 2020 (aka next Christmas) and stars Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Charlotte Rampling, David Dastmalchian, and Zendaya. In the far future of humanity, Duke Leto Atreides […]

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Spies in Disguise (animated spy-fy film: trailer).

September 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Spies in Disguise (animated spy-fy film: trailer).

In animated spy-fy film Spies in Disguise, secret agent Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is… not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his […]

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Black Lightning (3rd season trailer)

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Lightning (3rd season trailer)

High school principal Jefferson Pierce, aka DC Comics superhero Black Lightning, is back for a 3rd season of crime fighting on the CW, it seems (along with his super-powered family). When is this all going to tie into the Arrowverse, we ask? Come on, it’s about time.

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Atlas droid totally kicks yo’arse (mad robot news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Atlas droid totally kicks yo’arse (mad robot news).

You’ve heard of the Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics? Well BD has trained their droid in the noble art of Parkour, including combat abilities such as handstand tumbling, jump twists and cartwheels. Everything the young robot about town needs for the coming human extinction event, perhaps? This is what they have to say: First, an […]

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Dangling a space elevator off the Moon: it’s the way to go (science news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dangling a space elevator off the Moon: it’s the way to go (science news).

Forget your basic space elevator concept – dangling your space elevator off the Moon: that’s the best way to go. Possibly the only way to go? Come on Elon, let’s up your game, you slacker. https://singularityhub.com/2019/09/23/maybe-dangling-a-space-elevator-off-the-moon-isnt-as-ludicrous-as-it-sounds/ The Offworld Report – the best content ‘offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Venus habitable for 2-3 billions years (science news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Venus habitable for 2-3 billions years (science news).

Here’s a good plot twister from the European Planetary Science Congress of the Europlanet Society and the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. Back in the day, Venus was habitable for 2-3 billion years. Strike one for the Amtor of Venus series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. https://www.europlanet-society.org/could-venus-have-been-habitable/ The Offworld Report – the […]

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Frozen 2 (animated fantasy movie trailer).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Frozen 2 (animated fantasy movie trailer).

Here comes the much anticipated Frozen 2 animated fantasy film which asks such deep questions as why was Elsa born with magical powers? And just what truths about the past do await Elsa as she ventures into enchanted forests and dark seas beyond Arendelle? Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, Elsa faces a terrible […]

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Supergirl season 5 (trailer).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Supergirl season 5 (trailer).

Ah yes, Supergirl’s 5th season is coming back at us with the speed of a bullet on Sunday October 6th 2019 on The CW. And the price of kryptonite creeps up on the international metals exchange!

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Actor Aron Eisenberg – Nog the Ferengi – sadly passes aged only 50 (news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Actor Aron Eisenberg – Nog the Ferengi – sadly passes aged only 50 (news).

Actor Aron Eisenberg has passed away at the too-young age of 50, we are told by his wife, Malíssa Longo (Aron was born with only one partially-functioning kidney, limiting his height, and received kidney transplants at the age of 17 and 46 – it was this that caused him to leave us so blooming early). […]

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Hey, your UFOs are stalking my U.S. carrier! (video: weird news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hey, your UFOs are stalking my U.S. carrier! (video: weird news).

LT. Ryan Graves informs members of the US Congress about his experience with a fleet of UFOs that appeared to stalk his carrier flight group in this clip from History Channel’s Unidentified – Season 1, “UFO Fleet.” 

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