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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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Aeroscraft… floating into the future, floating into the past.

September 9, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Aeroscraft… floating into the future, floating into the past.

Meet the Aeroscraft – it’s the future of aviation. And it’s also the past. To some, it looks like a giant next-gen airship. And the best bit is that it’s just been granted its airworthiness certificate by the US Federal Aviation Administration… and that’s exciting, as it allows the firm behind it – Aeros – […]

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Atlantis on BBC.

September 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Atlantis on BBC.

The BBC have released the first big trailer for their Merlin replacement on Saturday night’s family viewing slot… Atlantis. And it looks a lot like an understudy at the Hercules/Xena/Sinbad school of fantasy TV series, with not much to set it part from ancient Greece, including the three main characters, Jason (Argonauts), Hercules (yep), and […]

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SpaceShipTwo… all your planets is ours.

September 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
SpaceShipTwo… all your planets is ours.

Virgin Galactic reports that their SpaceShipTwo vessel shattered the sound barrier above the Mojave Desert in one of its final test flights before Richard Branson launches his commercial endeavor to allow DotCom billionaires to escape the Earth before the big asteroid hits. Opps, I mean near-orbital space tourism. Sorry, Richard. There’s a video here where […]

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Cosplay? Cos-slapping!

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cosplay? Cos-slapping!

There’s a mad new craze sweeping the USA, interviewing Cosplayers at big US cons and then slapping them in the face with the mike when they’re not expecting it. Greg Benson of Mediocre Films claims to have started the dangerous and insulting new social trend of Cos-Slapping, but I’m sure I was slapped in the […]

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The Walking Dead… bedtime tale Seuss-style.

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Walking Dead… bedtime tale Seuss-style.

If your little ones are struggling to get to grips with the zombie cannibal antics of horror TV series The Walking Dead, perhaps running screaming from the living room at the sight of some undead dude chomping on the small colon of a child survivor at Woodbury, what better way to get them into the […]

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D… British field office.

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D… British field office.

Some good news, it seems that the Avengers’ favourite TV show, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, is to be jumping the big pond faster than the Incredible Hulk, and opening their British field office on Channel 4 at 8pm on Friday 27th September. Free to view TV? Great! Poke that in your eye, Sky 1.

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Stargate x 3 new movies, says Roland Emmerich.

September 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Stargate x 3 new movies, says Roland Emmerich.

Roland Emmerich is planning three new Stargate movies – but they’re going to be a continuation of the original movie franchise, rather than the various SG1/SGU/Atlantis TV series… will there be a part for Kurt Russell or James Spader? Looks like that’s a no, it seems. Oh well, you can’t have everything.

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Mad Max Fury Road.

September 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mad Max Fury Road.

Tom Hardy kicks out Mel Gibson as the road warrior in the upcoming film Mad Max Fury Road. Here’s a picture of him in the titular role of Max Rockatansky that hopefully won’t make you too mad.

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Arrow… second series’ shafts.

September 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Arrow… second series’ shafts.

The trailer for the second season of Arrow thuds into the gold via the CW. Apparently, the battle was lost but The Hood still fights on. Season 2 hits the USA on October 9th 2013. In the UK, not so sure.

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Robocop trailer… the man in the machine.

September 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Robocop trailer… the man in the machine.

Here’s the first non-teasery trailer for the new Robocop reboot. There’s a few big names in the movie from the looks of this… RoboCop gets the Batman treatment. But will you buy that for a dollar?

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