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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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Game of Thrones goes cold in Iceland.

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones goes cold in Iceland.

HBO’s Game of Thrones TV series sets up shop in Iceland to film the locations for ‘beyond the wall’. I wonder if they met any white walkers? Or trolls? Or Nordic gods? Or Captain America frozen in the ice? The possibilities are endless! Here’s the behind the scenes shoot from the series – put your […]

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Behind the camera on Star Trek Into Darkness.

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Behind the camera on Star Trek Into Darkness.

There’s a fast behind the scenes look at the making of this May’s Star Trek Into Darkness movie just come out. It is rather brief, but what the heck, it’s a slow news day!

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Warcraft movie’s new king… Duncan Jones.

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Warcraft movie’s new king… Duncan Jones.

Confirming his involvement in the new Warcraft film (Legendary Pictures: 2015), Duncan Jones has just tweeted that, “So the gauntlet was thrown down ages ago: Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game. I’ve always said its possible. Got to DO it now!” He did a fine job on Source Code, and his […]

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Iron Man 3… falling from the sky.

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iron Man 3… falling from the sky.

Here’s another poster for the Iron Man 3 movie. It looks like Tony Stark forgot to fuel his armour one day (and put on his helmet). Someone is heading for a fall!

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Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 movie… good news, bad news.

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Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 movie… good news, bad news.

We’ve got some good news and we’ve got some bad news. The good news is that the Warhammer 40K film, Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie, is coming soon. The bad news is that it looks like the between-scenes animation sequences of a not very good 3D shooter game, with (in our opinion) not very good […]

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A Good Day to Die Hard… dying much harder.

January 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Good Day to Die Hard… dying much harder.

And there’s another new trailer for the next film in the Die Hard series, A Good Day to Die Hard. This one looks to follow the Mission Impossible team to Russia, with much of the action set in Moscow, as Bruce Willis and son hunt down some missing nukes. Those ex-Soviets, always losing their shit. […]

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Enter… the planet-maker star!

January 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Enter… the planet-maker star!

A star thought to have passed the age at which it can form planets may in fact be creating new worlds. The disk of material surrounding the surprising star called TW Hydrae may be massive enough to make even more planets than we have in our own solar system. The findings were made using the […]

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Black Mirror… on the wall, who’s the freakiest of them all?

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Black Mirror… on the wall, who’s the freakiest of them all?

Another helping of the near-future TV scifi series from Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror, is coming soon (UK, Channel 4)… In a dark cyberpunk future, Brooker aims to tap into our collective unease about the modern world… but is that a good thing? Not when the technology goes wrong, it blooming ain’t!

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Being Human Series 5… trailer trash.

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Being Human Series 5… trailer trash.

Being Human, it’s still got life left in the old undead corpse, as this trailer for their 5th season of the horror TV series proves. But how many more will they be able to squeeze out before quality suffers? Any views?

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Aliens: Colonial Marines… get some!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Aliens: Colonial Marines… get some!

There’s a new trailer out for the upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines shooter. This game looks like it’s captured the spirit of the film Aliens, but my main worry is that apart from a few old farts like me, how many of the kiddie gaming audience are going to remember this film fondly these days? It’s […]

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