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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 Wars Episode VII… it’s a J.J. Abrams production!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Episode VII… it’s a J.J. Abrams production!

We’ve just had the word that confirms Star Wars Episode VII is going to be produced by fan-boy extraordinaire J.J. Abrams. J.J. Abrams told us, “To be a part of the next chapter of the Star Wars saga, to collaborate with Kathy Kennedy and this remarkable group of people, is an absolute honor. I may […]

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Doctor Who? It’s minted!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who? It’s minted!

The New Zealand Mint will be offering a Who-themed legal tender coin, as well as a series of collectible coins as a celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary. They are going to produce a one-ounce silver .999 coin which features an engraved picture of the TARDIS, as well as a 50th Anniversary logo. The coin […]

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Jonathan Creek: The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jonathan Creek: The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb.

In the first of the new Jonathan Creek TV detective series, The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb, Creek and friend, investigator Joey Ross, are drawn into a complex case involving a secret society, seemingly supernatural events at a girls’ boarding school, and the miraculous disappearance of a body in front of three witnesses. Alan Davies […]

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Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Beta signup now for The Elder Scrolls Online.

Beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online at http://www.ElderScrollsOnline.com. Selected beta registrants will be granted early access to beta play the game. Timing and details of the start of playtests will be provided at a later date to those who register. The Elder Scrolls Online is slated for release in 2013 and […]

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It’s a Dr Who Easter!

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
It’s a Dr Who Easter!

The Beeb has just told us that the new series of Doctor Who will be hitting the UK’s TV screens on BBC One during the Easter weekend (that’s Saturday 30th March, 2013, scifi fans). The Doctor will be back in a new adventure written by Steven Moffat. The episode – the first in a run […]

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Olympus Has Fallen?

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Olympus Has Fallen?

A new trailer for an Antoine Fuqua-directed action film called Olympus Has Fallen – think the first Die Hard movie, but set inside the Whitehouse, as an ex-secret service agent is the last hope to retake the White House and save the US president after it’s stormed by terrorists from without and within (apparently ‘Olympus […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz The Great and Powerful… just which witch is which?

Another new trailer, this time for Disney’s updated take on how the Wizard of Oz got to be so wizard-y, and got into so much trouble with those witches, yes, Oz The Great and Powerful is coming.

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Walking Dead 3rd season… Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Walking Dead 3rd season… Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

Walking Dead is coming back onto the small screen and there’s a distinct Kane versus Abel vibe going on as the zombies feast on mankind’s last survivors on the sidelines. Yes, it’s the long awaited Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

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Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones’ 3rd season peek.

The George RR Martin fantasy TV series extravaganza that is Game of Thrones is swinging into its third season shortly, so it’s time to tease you with a behind the scenes look at just what is in store. The bearded master would be happy, if he was the sort of person to be happy (which […]

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Monster of the Sky.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Monster of the Sky.

Is Monster of the Sky a follow-up to the most excellent novel The Court of the Air? Nope, but it is kinda steampunk, well, maybe clockpunk, anyway. It’s the kickstarter for a new fantasy with puppets movie (forget The Muppets… think The Dark Crystal), complete with princes sporting clockwork exo-wings. Here’s the blurb… …a mythical […]

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