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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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Japan’s strangest video game arcade is closing: boo-hoo (news).

October 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Japan’s strangest video game arcade is closing: boo-hoo (news).

We can hardly believe it at SFcrowsnest Towers, Japan’s cyberpunk and oddly dystopian amusement arcade, Anata no Warehouse, in Kawasaki, is finally shutting its doors forever on 17th November 2019. Nooooooo.

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Disney+ streaming service flashes its content-ankles (news).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disney+ streaming service flashes its content-ankles (news).

Disney+ is dropping a load of content on its new streaming service amalgamated from the likes of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic in a brazen attempt to woo the customers away from that mean old Netflix (and Amazon Prime to a much lesser extent). Said air drop is going down on November […]

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Dolittle (film trailer: from Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes to animal whisperer).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dolittle (film trailer: from Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes to animal whisperer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Dolittle movie coming out the end of January 2020, with Robert Downey Jr. playing the animal-talking Doctor made famous in the original movie and of course, Hugh Lofting’s early YA novels. Here’s the official plot and blurb: After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle […]

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Print me a space rocket, please (science news).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Print me a space rocket, please (science news).

When you decide to print your space rocket engines using 3D printers you can drop hundreds of unnecessary components and make them super-resilient compared to traditionally-built engines. Is this the way of the future? It should also be pointed out, that many of the descriptions of the USA’s so-called reported captured flying saucers match this […]

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Marvel writer says Joker is ‘god awful’ (news).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel writer says Joker is ‘god awful’ (news).

Despite making nearly half a billion Dollars around the world, Marvel’s Dan Slott has slated the controversial Joker film as ‘god awful’. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7573131/Marvel-writer-Dan-Slott-lashes-god-awful-Joker-series-stinging-tweets.html The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Motherland Fort Salem (trailer TV series).

October 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Motherland Fort Salem (trailer TV series).

Motherland Fort Salem is a new horror-fantasy TV series that follows a company of young cadets from basic training in combat magic to their deployment in a magic-dominated alternative reality where the U.S.A is run and dominated by witches, and terrorists fight them with dark sorcery, too. Are witches the new vampires? Only time will […]

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Eat your tribbles, darling (foul Star Trek advert).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Eat your tribbles, darling (foul Star Trek advert).

Tribbles for the kids’ breakfast, madam? Sure, why not?

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Abominable (animated fantasy movie review: by Mark Kermode).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Abominable (animated fantasy movie review: by Mark Kermode).

Mark Kermode, man of many movies, tells us what-is-what about the DreamWorks animated fantasy movie, Abominable, where young Yi (Chloe Bennet) encounters a baby Yeti – “Everest” – on the roof of her building in Shanghai, then embarks on a quest to reunite the critter with its family at the highest point on Earth.

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Gemini Man (film review by Mark Kermode).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gemini Man (film review by Mark Kermode).

Ace movie reviewer Mark Kermode tells you about Will Smith’s science fiction movie Gemini Man, about a hitman targeted by a younger clone of himself while on the run. 

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Foundation TV series starts shooting for Apple Studios (TV news).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Foundation TV series starts shooting for Apple Studios (TV news).

Skydance’s science fiction TV series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books, being made for Apple Studios as one of their headline pieces of content, will start shooting on November 11th 2019 with a wrap date of June 8th, 2020. https://hnentertainment.co/apple-tvs-ambitious-isaac-asimov-sci-fi-series-foundation-shoots-november-june/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld the Nest.

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