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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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Tolkien (Drama movie: trailer).

March 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tolkien (Drama movie: trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the drama movie Tolkien, looking at the life of orphaned fantasy author JRR Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration for his fabulous fantasy novels among a group of fellow outcasts at school, before being plunged into World War One. Top dating tip. When trying to seduce Lily […]

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Crystal’s Shadow (horror UFO film: trailer).

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Crystal’s Shadow (horror UFO film: trailer).

In the SF-horror flick Crystal’s Shadow, Crystal (actress Mhairi Calvey) flees an orphanage believing that UFOs are after her. Is she mad, or is she is correct in her strange paranoia? Fleeing to a remote ranch, she is taken in by a family who have to come to terms with what is really pursuing her. […]

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Midsommar (horror film: trailer).

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Midsommar (horror film: trailer).

In the movie Midsommar, a couple travels to Sweden to holiday with a buddy and end up attending the town’s odd mid-summer festival. Heck, have they never seen the Wicker Man? Yes, of course, a pagan cult is involved and things get weirder and more demonic faster than you can draw a pentagram on the […]

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What We Do in the Shadows (comedy horror TV series) (trailer).

March 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
What We Do in the Shadows (comedy horror TV series) (trailer).

What We Do in the Shadows is a new 10-episode comedy horror TV series (based on the 2014 film of the same name), which will be hitting FX in the USA on March 27th 2019. The series follows three vampire roommates living together in New York City for centuries – kind of like a Vampire […]

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (trailer).

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (trailer).

The twelfth movie outing of the X-Men (and sequel to 2016’s X-Men Apocalypse) is nearly upon us – well June 2019 for X-Men: Dark Phoenix to hit the cinemas – and to celebrate Jean Gray’s embrace of her inner Sith, here’s another trailer where she goes full-on Dark Phoenix on the world’s ass.

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Game of Thrones final season, like, ever (eight) (trailer).

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Game of Thrones final season, like, ever (eight) (trailer).

Game of Thrones is slowly sliding up to its final season end game where the various nations of Westeros have to put aside their differences long enough to fight off an endless horde of undead ice zombies. I suspect not all will manage it. The real question is will George RR Martin now retire to […]

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His Dark Materials (new BBC TV series).

March 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials (new BBC TV series).

There’s many reasons to mourn that fact that Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials fantasy novels were last sunk by the film version starring Daniel Craig – aka The Golden Compass – not least because its super-turkey status derailed every new fantasy movie being lined up at that time; including Stephen Hunt’s excellent Jackelian fantasy series […]

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Ancient nanotech found below the Urals?

March 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ancient nanotech found below the Urals?

Could strange ancient coil-shaped metal nanotechnology artefacts discovered deep underground in Russia’s Ural Mountains be evidence of either a past advanced civilisation or a UFO crash in this remote region? This clip from Season 11, Episode 12 of Ancient Aliens (History Channel), is titled Russia’s Secret Files and seeks to explore this curious oddity from […]

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Shazam! (second trailer).

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Shazam! (second trailer).

David F. Sandberg directs New Line Cinema’s Shazam! origin story starring Zachary Levi (aka TV’s Chuck) as the DC Super Hero, along with Asher Angel as Billy Batson, and Mark Strong in the role of Super-Villain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring […]

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Star Trek Discovery: If Memory Serves (trailer).

March 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery: If Memory Serves (trailer).

Here’s the next trailer for the 8th episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. Entitled If Memory Serves, it seems to re-tread a few of the themes raised in the original Star Trek pilot episode (The Cage). Especially given that it seems to seek to exploit the mental abilities of the tall-headed dome-brains, […]

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