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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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Walking Dead Season 3… thunderdome?

January 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Walking Dead Season 3… thunderdome?

Here’s the trailer for Walking Dead Season 3 that shows a bit of a Thunderdome moment as two sides go to war. You’d think with all those zombies out there, humanity would have more things to worry about than power grabs between rival survivor camps… but never overestimate the human race, I guess.

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IBM supercomputer analysis says steampunk is a trend to watch.

January 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
IBM supercomputer analysis says steampunk is a trend to watch.

You can use supercomputers for many things, but this has to be one of the coolest – by using their supercomputer to monitor social networks and the internet, Big Blue has been tracking various social trends. And they now realise that steampunk is the ‘new new thing’ on the block. Dr. Trevor Davis of IBM […]

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Being Human season 3 horror!

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Being Human season 3 horror!

Ah, the horror, the horror… returns on season 3 of Being Human… at least, it does if you have SyFy and live in the grand old US of A. Watch the full first 4 minutes of the new TV series here.

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I (am) vill be back in Conan! Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks.

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
I (am) vill be back in Conan! Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks.

Here’s a nice little interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger about what to expect from his return in the new Conan movie. Well, blood and lots of woman with furry bikinis is what most of the male fans will be hoping for. If it’s Shakespearean dialogue and a sensitive exploration of pre-industrial societal issues in a fictionalised […]

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The Wheel (of steampunk-y-ness).

January 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wheel (of steampunk-y-ness).

This whimsical, visually imaginative short steampunk movie concerns a dutiful young man, fated to maintain a large wheel that balances the entire steampunk world — and his rebellious sister who is determined to tempt that fate. It’s produced by Milwaukee-based filmmaker John Roberts. Thanks to io9.com for spotting this’un. The Wheel from John Roberts on […]

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Fringe… no more.

January 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Fringe… no more.

The last episode of science fiction TV series Fringe is heading our way and it’s a two-hour doozie. Here’s a trailer for it… no major spoilers, but make your own mind up before you watch it. A whole future civillization aestetically modelled on Kojack. Who would have thought it?

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Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

‘George RR Martin isn’t your bitch’, it was once circulated, when the pressure was being turned up on GRRM by his own fans over his slow rate of wordage RE the Game of Thrones series. Well, here comes a song that not only disproves that point, it puts a collar on George’s neck and takes […]

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Kill the Death Stars, orders Barack Obama.

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kill the Death Stars, orders Barack Obama.

Barack Obama was served with an online petition asking the US Government to go ahead and build the Death Star- ain’t online democracy a mighty fine thing? What next – a request to invade Canada? Here’s the official White House response from Paul Shawcross, Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House. […]

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Continuum… Timecop redux?

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Continuum… Timecop redux?

Another trailer for the science fiction TV series Continuum which features the Timecop-like premise that criminal terrorists from the future have come back in time to create an end-of-the-world style event, and a lone cop from the future has pursued these death cultists to try and stop them. Coming to the USA soon – no […]

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R´ha… not a Nordic pop group.

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
R´ha… not a Nordic pop group.

R´ha [short movie] from Kaleb Lechowski on Vimeo. Here’s an interesting-looking short film, R´ha, written, directed and animated by Kaleb Lechowski, which features a species of alien that has gone through a Terminator-moment and is at war with its own robots and AIs. The main robot you see in this film actually puts us more […]

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