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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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Captain America: The Winter Soldier… full trailer.

October 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Captain America: The Winter Soldier… full trailer.

Winter is coming… and so is Captain America. Here’s the fab full trailer. Feast your eye-balls… Captain America: The Winter Soldier… teaser trailer.

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Almost Human… almost looking good.

October 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Almost Human… almost looking good.

The new scifi TV cop show Almost Human is almost upon us from Fox, so to celebrate, here’s the new trailer. It comes across as a blend of NYPD Blue, Bladerunner and I, Robot, and I’m not saying that like it’s a bad thing! Fingers crossed this one proves to be a goodie.

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The Day of the Doctor.

October 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Day of the Doctor.

Here’s a nice little trailer for The Day of the Doctor… the big 50th anniversary ep.

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Star Wars Rebels… terrible teaser (the first).

October 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels… terrible teaser (the first).

There’s the first product of the new Disney’d Star Wars franchise coming soon. Called Star Wars Rebels, it’s a Clone Wars toon-like affair.

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Wild army robot… WildCat.

October 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wild army robot… WildCat.

WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed by Boston Dynamics to run fast on all types of terrain. So far WildCat has run at about 16 mph on flat terrain using bounding and galloping gaits. The video shows WildCat’s best performance so far. WildCat is being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA’s M3 […]

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Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit… first trailer.

October 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit… first trailer.

Issued early as a tribute to the sadly passed away author Tom Clancy, here’s the first trailer for the film Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit, which looks a little like a ‘Jack Ryan, CIA Academy’ movie.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug… draw your swords for the new trailer.

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug… draw your swords for the new trailer.

It’s time for some little furry-footed dragon-whooping action with the three new posters and one big new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug. Dwarves and hobbits and elves, oh my.

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Life on Titan… plastic based?

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Life on Titan… plastic based?

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn’s moon Titan. This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on any moon or planet, other than Earth. A small amount of propylene was identified in Titan’s lower atmosphere by Cassini’s Composite […]

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… who is the enemy?

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… who is the enemy?

Some more poster action from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. Just who is the enemy – or should that be whom?

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Cloud spotting on Kepler-7b.

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cloud spotting on Kepler-7b.

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system, a sizzling, Jupiter-like world known as Kepler-7b. The world is marked by high clouds in the west and clear skies in the east. Previous studies from Spitzer have resulted in temperature maps […]

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