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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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Star Trek Next Generation reboot: Bruce Willis to play Picard.

April 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Star Trek Next Generation reboot: Bruce Willis to play Picard.

JJ Abrams has announced that the third ‘Star Trek’ film will be a time travel story with the Enterprise arriving in the future and meeting the Next Generation cast. Bruce Willis is going to play Captain Jean-Luc Piccard. If the film is successful, the director/producer said there would be nothing stopping having two different ‘Star […]

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Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

March 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

That Psy has a lot to answer for, but I think Jules Verne and H.G. Wells are just the simplest explanation. Yes, it’s Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

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Doctor Who… The Rings of Akhaten.

March 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who… The Rings of Akhaten.

Trailer for The Rings of Akhaten, where the Doctor and Clara visit a world of aliens, odd sights and danger.

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Masks (animated short movie).

March 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Masks (animated short movie).

Masked men exploit an edible smaller species as a renegade scientist perfects a cloning process to satisfy demand, but the clones conceal a destructive secret. More info at blendfilms.com. As a hand drawn film, its creator is offering the original drawings (the actual frames of animation) from this film at patricksmith.bigcartel.com “Masks” Animated Short Film […]

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Rage of Thrones… get a &*^%^* library card.

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rage of Thrones… get a &*^%^* library card.

Read the Game of Thrones books first? Then Australian rockers The Axis of Awesome not only feel your pain, they can sing about all those annoying TV-watching mundanes jumping on the bandwagon 16 years late. Yarrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!

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Can you Sense8? The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski surely can.

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Can you Sense8? The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski surely can.

Netflix will bring Georgeville Television’s Sense8, a tale of minds linked and souls hunted, exclusively to its members to watch in late 2014. The 10 episode season one of Sense8 marks the first foray into television by the Wachowskis, the team behind Bound, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, V for Vendetta, Speed Racer and Cloud Atlas, and is the […]

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How the geek evolved?

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
How the geek evolved?

How the heck did the geek evolve? And the answer is… The Evolution of the Geek infographic by Column Five Media.

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Kick-Ass 2… Carrey is mean and green.

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kick-Ass 2… Carrey is mean and green.

Video: Kick-Ass 2 trailer Jim Carrey plays Colonel Stars & Stripes in the Kick-Ass 2 movie. He’s green and mean and coming to your screen. Watch the new trailer for the film and tell me that I’m wrong!

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Pacific Rim… is Russian mech, da?

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Pacific Rim… is Russian mech, da?

Mother Russia fields a big mech, you know, in Pacific Rim film of science fiction monster fighting from Guillermo del Toro. Looks good, comrade, da? Cherno Alpha is the name. You remember this mech’s name good, comrade.

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The Wolverine… claws out.

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wolverine… claws out.

And here’s the first trailer in full for The Wolverine movie – none of that ten second teaser nonsense, we’ve left that dead and bleeding in a ditch somewhere with adamantium claw marks in it.

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