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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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Astronomers discover amazing new galactic trend!

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Astronomers discover amazing new galactic trend!

A study of hundreds of galaxies observed by the Keck telescopes in Hawaii and NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has revealed an unexpected pattern of change that extends back 8 billion years, or more than half the age of the universe. “Astronomers thought disk galaxies in the nearby universe had settled into their present form by […]

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Halo 4 trailer.

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo 4 trailer.

There’s a new trailer just out for the upcoming Halo 4 game which shows the kind of maltreatment you have to go through to fight for humanity against the alien threat. It rather puts me in mind what it must be like to go through boot for the Warhammer Space Marines!

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Arrow… the gang’s all here.

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Arrow… the gang’s all here.

The new trailer for Arrow (as in Green: we hate explaining that, but hey-ho) has a whole host of bad guys from the D.C. comic-book version… such luminaries as Deathstroke, China White and Deadshot… and John Barrowman! What, Torchwood is in the new Arrow too? Come on, that’s a crossover too far, isn’t it?

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Post-Revolution map.

October 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Post-Revolution map.

Here’s the map of the post-collapse USA as featured in the new TV series Revolution. It’s a bit unfair on the Wasteland, though, What is so bad about living in that little corner of the USA? Click to embiggen. (via EW.com).

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The planets of Alpha Centauri!

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
The planets of Alpha Centauri!

John Grunsfeld at NASA had this to say to SFcrowsnest about the discovery of an exo-planet around Alpha Centauri, our nearest solar system. We congratulate the European Southern Observatory team for making this exciting new exoplanet discovery. For astronomers, the search for exoplanets helps us understand our place in the universe and determine whether Earth […]

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Carrie (2013) trailer.

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Carrie (2013) trailer.

If this was a British movie, at least we could call it Carrie on Screaming. Or bleeding. Or something. Scary stuff. Hopefully for the right reasons, but maybe not. Stephen King, what do you think – write in and let us know?

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Defiance, trailer.

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Defiance, trailer.

Here’s the trailer from Defiance, a TV series-game combo from Rockne O’Bannon of Farscape fame, screening on SyFy. It looks a little like prime scifi cheese from this… the premise being that a near future Earth is overrun by alien colonists, and humanity is pushed to the brink, American Indian style. Hmmmm.

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The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon.

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon.

Merlin is back on TV with its 5th season and here’s some photos from the episode due to come at us on Saturday, The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon. Hey, is that a royal zombie? Oh dear, Arthur won’t like that this one…

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Alter Egos trailer.

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Alter Egos trailer.

Kevin Smith, doing an indie comedy superhero flick? You would kind of expect it to be about government cuts of superhero-funded cape programs and your alter ego-half being jealous of your superhero-half sleeping with your own girlfriend. Can it get any weirder? Almost certainly.

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Do you feel like a Misfit(s)… series four?

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Do you feel like a Misfit(s)… series four?

That was our not so subtle way of reminding you that the 4th season of the cut price British version of Heroes, Misfits, is back on its way to the goggle box soon. Here’s a moody trailer to get you in the superhero spirit. What with Heroes, Alphas and Misfits, you have to wonder if […]

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