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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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Star Trek Into Darkness – most teasing-ist of teasers.

October 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Into Darkness – most teasing-ist of teasers.

JJ Abrams has been on the Conan O’Brien show in the States with the most teasing of teasers for the next Star Trek movie, Star Trek Into Darkness. In fact, if it were any more teasing than this, she would be a Klingon pole dancer in Las Vegas called Nah’Roxette.

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – full espisode (1).

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – full espisode (1).

It’s a game, it’s a web series, but it’s all science fiction as far as we are concerned, baby! In this launch episode, there’s trouble in store for Hastati Squad, when the latest batch of freshman cadets at the UNSC’s Corbulo Academy of Military Science, pays the price for cadet Thomas Lasky’s rather poor tactics.

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A Good Day to Die Hard trailer.

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A Good Day to Die Hard trailer.

You know John McClane is getting old when he has to do what Indiana Jones did, and enlist the help of his young good-looking son to beat the bad guys. The next Die Hard film is coming our way, and it’s called A Good Day to Die Hard. But is it a good day for […]

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Horror Europa.

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Horror Europa.

October 2012, Mark Gatiss is returning to BBC Four with a feature-length exploration of European horror cinema – Horror Europa. Following his 2010 BBC Four series A History Of Horror, Mark turns to explore the story of European horror, looking at how the genre came to reflect the continent’s turbulent 20th century. Mark’s voyage takes […]

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Four little hobbits.

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Four little hobbits.

Well, four slightly elongated posters for the new Hobbit movie at any rate. Enjoy (click the photos to view at full size).

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A real jungle VIP.

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A real jungle VIP.

Did you know there’s a new Tarzan film on the way? You do now!

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X-ray nova!

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X-ray nova!

NASA’s Swift satellite recently detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from a source toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The outburst, produced by a rare X-ray nova, announced the presence of a previously unknown stellar-mass black hole. “Bright X-ray novae are so rare that they’re essentially once-a-mission events and this is the […]

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Hey, hey, hey it’s magic… Merlin trailer.

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Hey, hey, hey it’s magic… Merlin trailer.

The 5th season of Merlin is shortly coming our way – and what are everyone’s favourite teen wizard and boy king up to this time? Dragons, dark magic and a certain angry young sorceress all come to mind as possible subjects. Yes, it’s Smallville given the British fantasy treatment, but we love it!

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We detect a Plurality.

October 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
We detect a Plurality.

John DeNardo over at SFsignal points us in the direction of a rather spiffing science fiction short film, Plurality, about a future America where the internet is a lot more controlled and omnipresent than today. It’s enough to give Cory Doctorow nightmares! The movie was made by Ryan Condal and Dennis Liu – someone give […]

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Ultimate Bond-age.

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Ultimate Bond-age.

In case you live on a planet with no spy-fi genre, 2012 is the 50th Anniversary of James Bond – and the studio is celebrating with this online video tribute entitled ‘We Have All The Time In The World’. It’s part documentary and part montage of the best Bond movie bits. We loved it. We […]

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