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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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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. reboot – first trailer.

February 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. reboot – first trailer.

Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s action adventure The Man from U.N.C.L.E., a reboot of the hugely popular 1960s spy-fi television series. Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man […]

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The Joker will slay ya in all new Gotham.

February 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Joker will slay ya in all new Gotham.

You got to love this pre-Batman Batman schtick – everyone and their pet hamster makes an appearance, but here comes a major one – The Joker. A little young, a little unseasoned. But he’ll still slay you. Coming soon in the Gotham episode “The Blind Fortune Teller” – Gordon takes Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin) […]

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Game of Thrones S5 full mayhem trailer.

January 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones S5 full mayhem trailer.

Ah yes. The 5th series of Game of Thrones is nearly upon us – let us celebrate with some fantasy world violence, politics and a very slow take on an old Bowie song favourite, in this long new trailer. George will be so proud.

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Fantastic Four reboot – first trailer.

January 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Fantastic Four reboot – first trailer.

This contemporary re-boot of Marvel’s original superhero team, stars Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, and centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities […]

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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 trailer.

January 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 trailer.

Back (and forward) to the alternative reality future. You think that’s confusing? Try travelling in time via a hot-tub! Doctor Who would be so jealous. This is like Bill and Ted grew up and abused the timeline for personal profit. Well, I always wanted to invent the Internet, too!

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Star Trek: Fairest of them all?

January 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Fairest of them all?

In the Mirror Universe, Spock faces a shocking choice that must decide the future of the Terran Empire. This is the ‘Star Trek Continues’ webseries which carries on the classic original five-year mission. After mounting a successful Kickstarter campaign, the show is already making waves and attracting guest stars such as Michael Forest, Jamie Bamber, […]

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A Rigged World (trailer) – Belgium does steampunk.

January 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Rigged World (trailer) – Belgium does steampunk.

There’s a new animated movie coming soon called ‘A Rigged World’ – think Stephen Hunt’s The Court of the Air meets Herge’s Tintin. The makers of the great film Persepolis, Je Suis Bien Content, are producing this steampunk puppy with the help of STUDIOCANAL. Scientists are being kidnapped at the end of the 19th century to deny Earth […]

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Amazon to produce original fantasy and scifi movies now!

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Amazon to produce original fantasy and scifi movies now!

Not sitting still with just a SF TV series or two – the original content Man in the High Castle first episode is currently free to view – the big A are also moving into original movies, now. Amazon Studios today said that it will begin to produce and acquire original movies for theatrical release and […]

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The Man in the High Castle – episode one free to watch here.

January 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Man in the High Castle – episode one free to watch here.

Watch the first episode of PK Dick’s ‘The Man in the High Castle’ TV series free in the UK/USA.It’s the classic alternative reality tale of an America that lost the second world war after the Nazis developed the atomic bomb first. Now the USA is divided into a Japanese and German occupied zone, but the […]

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Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

January 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

February 7th 2015 sees Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival, arrive at Tokyo’s Laforet Museum Harajuku. You want to see how they do steampunk down Japan-way? Sure you do. Apparently, in Tokyo, a very popular steampunk fashion is the historical “wa-yo-setyuu” style of mixing kimono with western accessories such as hats and boots. You can get see more […]

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