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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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Iron Harvest steampunk/dieselpunk strategy game gets an American-themed expansion – Operation Eagle (game news).

April 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest steampunk/dieselpunk strategy game gets an American-themed expansion – Operation Eagle (game news).

If you like your real-time strategy games with a dieselpunk and steampunk twist, then you are going to like the new Operation Eagle DLC to expand your Iron Harvest RTS into a parallel reality where the USA is now involved in the great punch-up with steam-driven robots and diesel-punk killing machines. Relying heavily on mighty “Diesel Birds” […]

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Invincible gets new seasons on Amazon Prime off the back of the superhero cartoon’s success (news).

April 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Invincible gets new seasons on Amazon Prime off the back of the superhero cartoon’s success (news).

Some heartening news just in. Invincible is getting new seasons on Amazon Prime off the back of the animated superhero cartoon’s success. Yes, Amazon Studios is renewing Robert Kirkman’s (he of The Walking Dead-Fame) adult animated series Invincible for both a second and third season. “I’m extremely thankful to Amazon for the support and dedication […]

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Taskforce set up to tackle Disney’s attempts to weasel out of paying its genre authors (news).

April 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Taskforce set up to tackle Disney’s attempts to weasel out of paying its genre authors (news).

A task force has now been set up to tackle Disney’s attempts to weasel out of paying its genre authors of their promised/contracted royalties. The organisations behind the #DisneyMustPay Joint Task Force include the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), the Author’s Guild, the Horror Writers Association, the National Writers Union, Novelists, Inc., […]

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Green Goblin gets real on U.S streets (video).

April 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Green Goblin gets real on U.S streets (video).

Just when you think it’s safe to go back on the streets following the C-word disease, you find someone has been exploiting the relatively light traffic by impersonating the Green Goblin from Spiderman for real and zooming around their city on a $20k Omni-Hoverboard. The FBI is now looking for this super-villain, seeking to charge […]

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Avenue 5 (sci-fi comedy TV series: review).

April 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Avenue 5 (sci-fi comedy TV series: review).

Avenue 5 is the comedy Science Fiction television series created by Armando Iannucci for HBO. It features a luxury starliner in the intermediate future packed full of entitled rich gits that runs into serious problems. Cue lots of class conflicts as the practical and put upon crew must deal with hyper-rich crap heads. The Titanic […]

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Occupation: Rainfall (science fiction film: new trailer).

April 24, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Occupation: Rainfall (science fiction film: new trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the sci-fi film, Occupation: Rainfall from Writer/Director Luke Sparke, which is a follow-up to the original Occupation from a couple of years ago. If you remember, Occupation featured a plucky Australian resistance movement who join up with the remnants of the Australian army to resist an alien invasion. Of course, most of […]

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Stowaway (Netflix science fiction film: review by Anna Bogutskaya).

April 24, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Stowaway (Netflix science fiction film: review by Anna Bogutskaya).

Stowaway is the latest sci-fi movie to come out as a Netflix original. This film is more grounded in reality and features a manned mission to Mars which accidentally picks up a briefly unconscious flight engineer who is trapped on board at the last moment, and dragged along for a flight he never volunteered for. Of […]

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: season 1 finale review (video).

April 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: season 1 finale review (video).

And so the last episode, episode six, of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier TV series has at last rolled off the Disney Plus production line. The identity of the Powerbroker is finally revealed – the world’s worst kept spoiler, really. And the various good guys must make a final stand against the evil plot […]

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Oxygen (Netflix science fiction film) (trailer).

April 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Oxygen (Netflix science fiction film) (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for a new SF movie coming our way from Netflix, Oxygen, directed and produced by Alexandre Aja, and starring Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, and Malik Zidi. This will be streaming via Netflix on May 12th 2021. A woman seemingly wakes up in a medical suspended animation pod. She’s lost her memory and […]

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Warping to victory: the new physics of the warp drive (science video).

April 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Warping to victory: the new physics of the warp drive (science video).

Matt O’Dowd brings us a look at the recent new physics papers published in the field of potential warp drives which look promising. But don’t expect to be sitting on a starship bridge saying “Take us to Warp Five” any day soon.

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