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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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Good Knight?

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Good Knight?

The graphic novel that re-sparked Batman from being a camp crusader against crime into a brooding vigilante, Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, is now coming back at us as a Warner Brothers animated ‘toon. It feels slightly old hat after all the growling Batmen of the big screen, but this is still a classic […]

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When the lights go out.

September 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
When the lights go out.

Actors from the new NBC science fiction TV series Revolution talk about what they would do if modern Earth lost all power and we went back to the dark ages. Hmmm. Buy guns. Lots and LOTS of guns. And tinned food. And a horse. And a good collection of paper books. And kiss your Kindle/iTunes […]

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Spartacus: War of the Damned.

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Spartacus: War of the Damned.

If you like your blood red, gory and flowing (and in slo-mo) and your maidens/oiled male slaves rather voluptuous and Roman (or Thracian), then strap your gladiatorial shield and sandals on for Spartacus: War of the Damned. Here’s a nice video with the inside track on the all death and nooky coming our way. The […]

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Message to NBC from Doctor Who fandom… Eat this, &^$%£ers!

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Message to NBC from Doctor Who fandom… Eat this, &^$%£ers!

This might all sound like an episode of South Park, but it is, we promise you, true. The ranks of Doctor Who fandom have long been known for their AmDram efforts to keep the flame burning for everyone’s favourite Timelord. So when NBC’s US comedy series, Community (it’s about the slacker nerd students at a […]

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Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

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Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

Yes, it’s the new trailer from the movie Lincoln. He’s a dead President, don’t you know. He also slays lots of vampires, demons and zombies. Just not in this film.

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Vere are your papers, native?

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Vere are your papers, native?

It’s another viral for the return of Fringe to the TV screens of America. And maybe Europe. Those invading time-travelling nasties from the future really don’t want you getting about. Fringe will be back with you by the end of this month. Unless you live in Parallel 67890, in which case you’re still living under […]

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Once Upon A Time… make a wish for season two.

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Once Upon A Time… make a wish for season two.

Was it to see the 2nd season’s trailer for this fantasy-crossed TV series? Well done. Consider SFcrowsnest your fairy godmother, ’tis granted. In the battle of good versus evil there is a new weapon!

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Walter Koenig is ze kommander in proposed new Star Trek.

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Walter Koenig is ze kommander in proposed new Star Trek.

Here’s the trailer for Star Trek: Renegades, which Walter Koenig and Tim Russ (aka Tuvok) want to make into another indie Trek episode. We are promised a Kickstarter project soon to raise funds from the legions of fans of Trek, in the meantime, feast your eyes on this tickler which lays out some of the […]

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Arrow-ing in: put out an APB for Robin Hood.

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Arrow-ing in: put out an APB for Robin Hood.

Green Arrow gets a makeover from the slightly silly figure we saw practicing bowmanship in Smallville, to a police-pursued vigilante that would make DC Comics proud in this dark new TV series, Arrow.

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Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

September 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

Some breaking news just in. SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net have both been taken down in a Distributed Denial of Service attack by hacktivist group Anonymous. Both these domains are hosted by GoDaddy which has been nearly reduced to rubble by the DDos wave attacks with its DNS servers left in pieces. SFcrowsnest.net is the forum for […]

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