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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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Kepler… King of the Planet Hunters!

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Kepler… King of the Planet Hunters!

NASA is marking two milestones in the search for planets like Earth; the successful completion of the Kepler Space Telescope’s 3 1/2- year prime mission and the beginning of an extended mission that could last as long as four years.  Scientists have used Kepler data to identify more than 2,300 planet candidates and confirm more […]

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Oz the Great and Powerful second trailer (a decent one at last)!

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Oz the Great and Powerful second trailer (a decent one at last)!

Here’s the first real non-teasery trailer for the Oz the Great and Powerful movie. This one comes across as one man’s redemption from himself – imagine an unreformed 19th century Patrick Jane thrown into Oz and having to turn things around without being able to do real magic. Sounds fun. Looks colourful!

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Game of Thrones slaughter… an A to Z!

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Game of Thrones slaughter… an A to Z!

Funny of the day is from Canadian fan Curtana… the A to Z of extreme death, murder and general slaughter in Game of Thrones. So many to choose from, Curtana, so many to choose from! Thanks to Buzzfeed for spotting this ‘un.  

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The fight begins at… Red Dawn.

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The fight begins at… Red Dawn.

A rather nice looking poster for the reboot of the Red Dawn movie. Top tips for Asian countries pondering which nation to invade. (a) Don’t invade countries protected by Thor God of Thunder… or Chris Hemsworth  (b) Don’t invade countries with legalized gun ownership among its private citizenry. (c) Try France first. France is always good. […]

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The Last Stand trailer.

November 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Last Stand trailer.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first proper action movie as the main hero and leading man since he resigned as the Governator of California. In this fun action romp he plays a disgraced LAPD cop, Ray Owens, exiled to the backwaters of a Mexican border town as its sheriff; stuck as nurse maid to the biggest bunch of loser deputies […]

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The Host first trailer.

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The Host first trailer.

Another Stephenie Meyer novel made into a film. This one – The Host – is a scifi love story that can be best described as imagine a post-Bodysnatchers future where almost everyone is an alien and the last few real humans are being hunted down – then imagine a possessed human falling in love with […]

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Alter Egos movie trailer… the dude and the hero.

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Alter Egos movie trailer… the dude and the hero.

Here’s an amusing new trailer from comedy superhero film Alter Egos in which some Dude-like dude questions a superhero about his abilities in less than complimentary fashion. This movie is coming at us via Kevin Smith’s film company (Phase 4), and kind of looks like one of his, even though Jordan Galland – of Rosencrantz […]

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Warm Bodies zombie poster.

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Warm Bodies zombie poster.

There’s a new poster for the zombie love film (and how surprised we are to say that sentence) Warm Bodies. Love can cure anything. Even the zombie apocalypse. Somebody better tell the cast of the Walking Dead… quick!

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The Europa Report movie… moon of ice, moon of death.

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The Europa Report movie… moon of ice, moon of death.

The Europa Report is a new scifi movie with actor Michael Nyqvistin that looks at a near-future NASA expedition to Jupiter’s moon to investigate the ocean under said ice-locked world. Here’s some teaser trailer action. Our take? Think of the Blair Witch Project in space… or perhaps Danny Boyle’s scifi movie Sunshine… with the horrors swapped […]

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New Hobbit movie photos (posters).

November 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
New Hobbit movie photos (posters).

Anyone would think there was a new Peter Jackson film set in Middle-Earth on the way or something…

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