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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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Black Hole bonanza in Galaxy next door.

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Black Hole bonanza in Galaxy next door.

Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have discovered an unprecedented bonanza of black holes in the Andromeda Galaxy, one of the nearest galaxies to the Milky Way. Using more than 150 Chandra observations, spread over 13 years, researchers identified 26 black hole candidates, the largest number to date, in a galaxy outside our […]

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The Wolverine… slicey slicey.

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The Wolverine… slicey slicey.

Possibly the first good standalone Wolverine movie is heading our way, as this trailer suggests. Thrill to the Silver Samurai and very vicked Viper!

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300 Rise of an Empire… first poster.

June 12, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
300 Rise of an Empire… first poster.

Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel Xerxes, this new chapter of the saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. 300: Rise of an Empire pits Themistokles against the massive invading […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug… first trailer.

June 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug… first trailer.

There’s a new trailer out for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – with some serious elven action and a few old friends met along the way. Didn’t recall them in the book, but hey-ho.

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White House Down… the first cop/prez buddy movie?

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White House Down… the first cop/prez buddy movie?

Roland Emmerich of Independence Day fame brings us an action thriller called White House Down, in which militias take on the US Federal government in Washington DC in a kind of Lethal Weapon cop buddy movie where one of the buds happens to be the US President. Lots of explosions, as you’d expect from the […]

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The Order: 1886… steampunk game gets trailer.

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The Order: 1886… steampunk game gets trailer.

The Order: 1886 is a steampunk game developed by Ready At Dawn Studios, currently for the PS4. It blends legend, steampunk and that all-popular nubbins of the current zeitgeist, horror (as in zombie werewolf things). Looks like fun.

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Star Wars Battlefront… cold on Hoth.

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Star Wars Battlefront… cold on Hoth.

There’s a new trailer incoming for the next incarnation of the Star Wars Battlefront game, in which it seems to fight on Hoth is a cold, cold business.

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Agents of SHIELD… beyond secret.

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Agents of SHIELD… beyond secret.

And another trailer for the Agents Of SHIELD TV series from the fertile mind of Joss Whedon arrives to stuff the inter-tubes.

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Iain Banks passes away just 2 months after announcing he has cancer.

June 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iain Banks passes away just 2 months after announcing he has cancer.

The great science fiction author Iain Banks has passed away, we are informed by his family, just two months after his diagnosis of terminal cancer. Iain’s publisher Little Brown noted, “Iain Banks’ ability to combine the most fertile of imaginations with his own highly distinctive brand of gothic humour made him unique.” His friend SF […]

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Man of Steel… pics of colour.

June 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Man of Steel… pics of colour.

Yes, we have a photo-gallery of new pics from the Man of Steel movie. Superman has never looked so good. And British. But then the best always are…

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