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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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Want to build a real airship? NASA wants to hear from you!

November 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Want to build a real airship? NASA wants to hear from you!

Airships aren’t just steampunk vehicles from a Stephen Hunt novel, or blimps that hover above sporting events advertising all-weather tyres. Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are floating the idea that airships have potential for important scientific and commercial uses. NASA is considering issuing a challenge for developing stratospheric airships that can break […]

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Marvel’s Agent Carter second preview.

November 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Agent Carter second preview.

SHIELD goes all Boardwalk Empire meets Mad Men on your ass in the second preview peek into Agent Carter, agent of, what was it again?

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Jurassic World first trailer.

November 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jurassic World first trailer.

Jurassic World is the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series, scheduled to be released on June 12th 2015. Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. This new park is owned by the Masrani Corporation. […]

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Project Almanac first trailer.

November 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Project Almanac first trailer.

The Butterfly Effect is examined writ large in this new SF time travel found-footage flick in which a group of friends discover plans to build a time machine and then build one themselves. They use their time device initially to undo past mistakes, but eventually their goals turn towards their own gain and pleasure – and they soon realize that […]

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Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno trailer.

November 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno trailer.

Here’s the new UK for Warner Bros live action sequel Rurouni Kenshin 2: Kyoto Inferno – which opens in UK cinemas 28th November 2015. Kenshin Himura (Takeru Satoh) is a legendary swordsman, a hero in the wars preceding the turbulent fall of Japan’s Shogunate in the 19th century. Once feared as ‘Battosai the Killer’, with […]

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Doctor Who versus Santa: new trailer.

November 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who versus Santa: new trailer.

Some Time-lord on Xmas-lord action in the next Dr Who Christmas Special trailer. Nobody likes tangerines. Or do they?

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Amazon shoots The Man in the High Castle TV series.

November 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Amazon shoots The Man in the High Castle TV series.

Amazon today announced their 2015 lineup scheduled to debut on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany, and rather interestingly, it includes The Man in the High Castle. Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo-winning 1962 alternative history novel, The Man in the High Castle TV series considers the question of what would have […]

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Doctor Who: Christmas 2014 Trailer.

November 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Christmas 2014 Trailer.

Here’s the new Doctor Who: Christmas 2014 trailer – and is this where they got the inspiration from?

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Iron Sky: The Coming Race (first trailer).

November 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iron Sky: The Coming Race (first trailer).

The first teaser for Iron Sky The Coming Race, the upcoming sequel to Iron Sky (2012). Twenty years after WWIII against the Lunar Nazis, the survivors fight against Adolf Hitler & his army of dinosaurs and reptilian shapeshifters from the centre of the frigging Earth!

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (new trailer).

November 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (new trailer).

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to a conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves. The Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now must face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon, Smaug, upon the […]

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