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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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Thrashing Thanos.

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Thrashing Thanos.

It looks like Thanos is the big bad in the second Avengers movie. And here’s some concept art from the SFX team at the studio. This guy could give Galactus a good hiding if it came to it, right? Has there ever been a Thanos versus Galactus battle? If not, there should have been. Or […]

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Dwarves for dinner? New Hobbit poster.

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dwarves for dinner? New Hobbit poster.

Could you cope with catering for 13 dwarves for dinner? We know a little hairy-footed Hobbit that looks a lot like Martin Freeman who is going to have to cope. This new poster from the Peter Jackson film gives you some idea of what’s in store. But not, we suspect, the quantity of washing up […]

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The ancient streams of Mars.

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
The ancient streams of Mars.

NASA’s Curiosity rover mission has found evidence a stream once ran vigorously across the area on Mars where the rover is driving. There is earlier evidence for the presence of water on Mars, but this evidence – images of rocks containing ancient streambed gravels – is the first of its kind. Scientists are studying the […]

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Doctor Who: The Angels Take Manhattan: more ticklers…

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Angels Take Manhattan: more ticklers…

There’s some new teasers out for Dr Who The Angels Take Manhattan. The very worst monsters come in stone… remember?

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Frankenweenie funnies.

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Frankenweenie funnies.

Yes, we know, Frankenweenie does sound a bit like a bad horror porn film cover of a Twilight flick, but it really is the new Tim Burton film. Animated. And it’s for kids, you know (of all ages). Watch the trailer herein and make your own mind up, people.

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Red Dwarf X.

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Red Dwarf X.

Red Dwarf X – it’s not rude, it’s funny. Trust us. Watch the trailer! And it’s coming back to the screens on Dave soon.

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Dr Who: this is the end, my friend.

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dr Who: this is the end, my friend.

At least, it’s the end of the Amy-Doctor thing, anyway. Get ready to weep, in the meanwhile, have yourself a look at this behind the scenes interview on video with Matt Smith and crew. Are the tears flowing yet? No – you heartless brute!

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Clone me sideways! The Clone Wars returns.

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Clone me sideways! The Clone Wars returns.

Yes, there is still a point to Skywalker Ranch. The Lucas machine still rumbles on, and your children will receive this latest instalment of the Clone Wars with appropriate gratitude (we hope). Here’s the new trailer. Spoil yourself, Padawan, spoil yourself.

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Science fiction travels Beyond the Sun?

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Science fiction travels Beyond the Sun?

Kansas-based author and editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt writes in to tell us about his latest anthology project – this one being launched on KickStarter by the writer. “Ever since I was a child, I’ve dreamed about exploring the stars. What’s out there? What strange planets and beings might we encounter?” Schmidt said. As he watched […]

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Brannon Braga on the Terra Nova that never was.

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Brannon Braga on the Terra Nova that never was.

Our man Brannon Braga tells all about the second season of Terra Nova that never was – including his plan to include semi-sentient dinosaurs. Shades of Harry Harrison and his Eden trilogy (an alternative universe where man co-evolved with sentient dinosaurs, and not to mankind’s benefit)? Well, we wish they would have gone on and […]

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