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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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Kim Jong Style!

August 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kim Jong Style!

Did you know the best K-pop came from North Korea? No? Shame on you, citizen. You and three generations of your family are now sentenced to re-education in a little factory camp we’ve got running up north. Enjoy as much free air as you can get!

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Kick-Ass 2… Hit Girl does what it says on the tin.

August 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kick-Ass 2… Hit Girl does what it says on the tin.

Here’s the trailer for Kick-Ass 2, where Hit Girl gives an old style can of whoop-ass to some muggers. She still looks to be the best character in the movie.

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Ender’s Game… child soldiers in space.

August 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ender’s Game… child soldiers in space.

The Ender’s Game movie has a second trailer out. Looks very true to the book. It’ll be interesting to see if the much-blogged about tensions concerning the author’s political and religious views actually impact on final bums-on-seats for this film.

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Doctor Who… all change, as Peter Capaldi steps into the TARDIS.

August 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who… all change, as Peter Capaldi steps into the TARDIS.

It looks like the bookies – who suspended betting yesterday on rumors that actor Peter Capaldi (aka foul-mouthed Malcolm Tucker) would be the Doctor – have been proved correct, as the BBC have just announced that Peter will be stepping into the Timelord’s boots… the 12th Doctor. On the live TV show to announce his […]

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Sherlock Season 3 trailer.

August 2, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Sherlock Season 3 trailer.

Cumberbitches, rejoice. Your wait is nearly over. Sherlock Season 3 is coming, literally back from the dead, and if you don’t believe us, watch the new preview trailer. Nice mustache, John, you do know the 1970s and Magnum P.I is over, right? Luckily, the third season of Sherlock is just getting started…

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past… poster action.

July 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
X-Men: Days Of Future Past… poster action.

The X-Men: Days Of Future Past movie blends the old and new cast from the X-Men movies, as these new posters show. This is based on one of the classic strips that still has pride of place in my collection.

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The Wind Rises.

July 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wind Rises.

Here’s the trailer for the animated film The Wind Rises by Hayao Miyazaki of Porco Rosso fame. It’s a Japanese-language trailer, but then, for true anime fans, that’s the only way to watch these movies… sub-titles on, bad dubbing off. Am I right?

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The Hunger Games Catching Fire… keeeeelllll them.

July 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hunger Games Catching Fire… keeeeelllll them.

Here’s the trailer for The Hunger Games Catching Fire – there’s trouble brewing for our two young Hunger Game survivors, rebellion is in the air, so President Snow plans to stick them back into a super-games for some champion-on-champion action. Will they survive? If they don’t, the 3rd book in the trilogy is never going […]

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Zero Theorem… Terry Gilliam does the batshit again.

July 19, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Zero Theorem… Terry Gilliam does the batshit again.

Terry Gilliam does the batshit again (but in a good way) with his new SF film Zero Theorem, which looks like it takes some of those Brazil-like twists and turns and gives them a bit of a cyberpunk spin around the block.

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Firefly Online…

July 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Firefly Online…

Missing Firefly on your TV screens, my brown-coated pals? Fear not, then, for here comes Firefly Online to tickle your MMOG fancy in the form of a new game, announced – yes, you guessed it – at Comic-Con.

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