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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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Gene Wolfe, one of science fiction’s greatest writers, passes away.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gene Wolfe, one of science fiction’s greatest writers, passes away.

Sad news in today. One of the greats passed away yesterday at the grand old age of 87 – award-winning SFF author Gene Wolfe, who produced The Book of the New Sun – a tetralogy exploring the adventures of Severian, a disgraced and exiled torturer forced to wander a strange far-future Earth (Urth) in an […]

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Night Shift (Alien universe: new short film).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Night Shift (Alien universe: new short film).

As part of the Alien film’s 40th anniversary celebrations, 20th Century Fox has commissioned another short movie in the Alien universe, this one made by Aidan Brezonick, and called Night Shift. When a missing commercial spacer is discovered hungover and disoriented, his rescuers suggests a nightcap as a remedy. But that’s a mistake because there’s […]

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Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (game trailer).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (game trailer).

There’s a new game coming out called Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, in which you play Cal Kestis — one of the last surviving members of the Jedi Order after the purge of Order 66 — is now a fugitive on the run trying to survive in the Empire which is hunting him. It’s due […]

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Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker.

Here’s the first trailer for this Christmas’s Star Wars movie, Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker. Is the Force strong with this one? Maybe!

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Iron Harvest – could be a bumper one (steampunk game news).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest – could be a bumper one (steampunk game news).

Steampunk strategy game Iron Harvest (coded by KING Art Games) has stepped up a degree by securing a publisher for their crowd-funded RTS game coming soon-ish for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. “Over a dozen publishers have voiced interest in publishing Iron Harvest. We spoke to everyone and entered negotiations with a handful. In […]

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The Curse of La Llorona (horror movie: trailer).

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The Curse of La Llorona (horror movie: trailer).

From New Line Cinema and producer James Wan, The Curse of La Llorona brings an old Latin American legend to life in a horror film, marking the feature directorial debut of Michael Chaves, the filmmaker behind the short The Maiden. Set in 1973 Los Angeles, the film tells the story of Anna Tate-Garcia (Linda Cardellini), […]

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Anna (action movie: trailer).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anna (action movie: trailer).

An addition to the bad-ass Russian kick-ass female assassin sub-genre, in the form of Anna from the usually reliable hand of Luc Besson – also starring that blue-eyed man-demon-candy-dandy that is Cillian Murphy. This one arrives June 21st 2019.

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Godzilla II: King of the Monsters (TV spot trailers).

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Godzilla II: King of the Monsters (TV spot trailers).

There’s some more trailers out for the upcoming Godzilla II: King of the Monsters film. This latest instalment of the oversized freak franchise follows the thankless and largely unsuccessful efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its agents face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the terrible Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, […]

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The Lion King (live-action 2019 movie) (trailer).

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Lion King (live-action 2019 movie) (trailer).

Here’s the 2nd trailer for the ‘live-action’ Lion King movie. Not so sure about the ‘live-action’ tag for this flick – isn’t this just 3D CGI animation versus the old hand-rendered sort? It’s not as if they have Jeremy Irons on all fours pretending to be Scar, now, is it? Those are some pretty big […]

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Dragon invasion?

April 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dragon invasion?

As the new season of Game of Thrones approaches, office stationery suppliers Viking Direct has ramped up the anticipation in their office by creating a giant dragon sculpture for their staff. The beast, constructed from the equivalent of 1,200 sheets of A4 paper, was set up as a surprise for employees before employees came into […]

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