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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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Max Max Fury Road… it’s all about the cars, stupid.

January 22, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Max Max Fury Road… it’s all about the cars, stupid.

And if you don’t believe us, watch this video covering the behind the scenes production of the next Mad Max movie, Max Max Fury Road. The Road Warrior is back, but will it be the same without Mel Gibson behind the steering wheel of the last of the Jensen Interceptors? We shall see.

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Oblivion… can you run from the past?

January 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oblivion… can you run from the past?

Another trailer for the upcoming Tom Cruise science fiction film, Oblivion, in which Tom plays a human Wall-E(ish) space plumber who uncovers the truth of why Earth was really abandoned, much to his personal cost.

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Lakes of Mars.

January 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lakes of Mars.

A NASA spacecraft is providing new evidence of a wet underground environment on Mars that adds to an increasingly complex picture of the Red Planet’s early evolution. The new information comes from researchers analyzing spectrometer data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), which looked down on the floor of McLaughlin Crater. The Martian crater is […]

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Kick Ass 2: Balls To The Wall… Jim Carrey is no joke.

January 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kick Ass 2: Balls To The Wall… Jim Carrey is no joke.

Jim Carrey plays Colonel Stars in the second Kick Ass film. No joke, as this picture shows! This movie will be with us in the summer of this year.

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Red 2… spy harder?

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Red 2… spy harder?

If you cast your minds back to the first Red film you will remember a story of elderly spies and assassins brought out of retirement for one last mission. Well, it transpires it wasn’t quite one last mission as Red 2 is coming our way with many of the same stars of the first film […]

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The Brass Teapot… it is a saucy teapot.

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Brass Teapot… it is a saucy teapot.

 

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Stan Lee… with great power comes great responsibility.

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Stan Lee… with great power comes great responsibility.

Stan Lee is one of the greatest pensioners the planet – or at least, the geek planet – has ever known. He really doesn’t need to prove it to us, but he keeps on insisting on trying. Take for example the young teenager Bowe Cleveland, another victim of the school shootings that seem to permeate […]

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Oblivion… why you run so hard, Tom Cruise?

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oblivion… why you run so hard, Tom Cruise?

And here is a new photograph of Tom Cruise running very very fast in his latest movie Oblivion. This is the film where Tom plays a maintenance man of the far future, Wall-E style, keeping the Earth ticking over until he comes across an escape capsule with a woman in suspended animation who reveals a […]

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British Science Fiction Association shortlist for the 2012 BSFA Awards.

January 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association shortlist for the 2012 BSFA Awards.

This shortlist has been drawn up from titles nominated by members of the BSFA, who will now have the opportunity decide the winners in each category, voting along with attendees of the long-established science fiction convention, Eastercon, which this year takes place in Bradford. Donna Scott, the Awards Administrator for the BSFA said, “It’s been […]

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Kobo doubles ebook sales last year.

January 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kobo doubles ebook sales last year.

Kobo Inc has just told us that it has exceeded 2012 market forecasts, doubling device sales and attracting 4 million new customers within the last six months to bring its total to 12 million registered users. Contradicting forecasts claiming eReader sales would decline in 2012, Kobo’s E Ink eReader sales were up nearly 150 percent […]

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