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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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Doctor Who… Nightmare in Silver.

April 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who… Nightmare in Silver.

What do you get when you allow Neil Gaiman to pen a Dr Who episode? Nightmare in Silver with the cybermen, of course. Looks a little like Iron Man meets the Cybermen to us!

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Kick-ass 2: everyone was kung-fu biting.

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Kick-ass 2: everyone was kung-fu biting.

Avengers assemble, ass-hole, as the Kick-Ass 2 film shows us what some good-guy versus evil-doer superhero team punch-up action really looks like.

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Lone Ranger… don’t be a stranger (final trailer).

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Lone Ranger… don’t be a stranger (final trailer).

Armie Hammer plays the deputy brought back from the dead by Johnny Depp’s native American shaman Tonto to wreck terrible revengayyy on the fat-cat railroad barons who murdered his brother. Yes, the Lone Ranger, the wild west’s answer to Zorro, is hitting the big screens soon.

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Byzantium movie… bad girls.

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Byzantium movie… bad girls.

Another super-adult horror flick with vampires called Byzantium, in which Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan play mother and daughter vampires cruising small-town America for their next meal. One to get your teeth into, perhaps?

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R.I.P.D… defending our world one soul at a time.

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R.I.P.D… defending our world one soul at a time.

The first trailer for R.I.P.D, the horror movie based on the comic-book series of the same name. Kind of like Life on Mars crossed with Ghostbusters and Men In Black and Ghostrider, where Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds play dead cops sent back to the real world by heaven to bring in the evil supernatural […]

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Zombieland The Series… rule #9: watch the frigging series!

April 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Zombieland The Series… rule #9: watch the frigging series!

More zombie TV, this time in the form of a comedy horror offering from Amazon Instant Video. Not bad, guys!

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Black Sails… yo ho ho.

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Black Sails… yo ho ho.

John Silver and Captain Flint join forces in a new pirate-based TV series from Michael Bay, Black Sails, shot as a Treasure Island prequel. The ever-reliable Toby Stephens plays the skipper (with Luke Arnold filling in as Long John Silver), but I rather suspect that Robert Louis Stevenson would be a little shocked by all […]

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Hemlock Grove… dials the nooky and gore to ten, then just keeps on creeping up.

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Hemlock Grove… dials the nooky and gore to ten, then just keeps on creeping up.

Hemlock Grove is the new horror series from Netflix, which kind of takes all the familiar True Blood/Twilight schtick and then keeps on twisting the dial on the sex and gore until your TV set starts fizzing, explodes, and leaves you sitting naked with pieces of glass embedded in your flesh. Are they going to […]

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Star Trek Into Darkness… the cast speak.

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Star Trek Into Darkness… the cast speak.

Damon Lindelof, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Alice Eve and John Cho chat about Star Trek Into Darkness at the 2013 CinemaCon in Las Vegas. They go on about the characters and the issues you face by being a part of the Trek universe, as well as making the movie in 3D format.

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Forget the bouncy castle for your kid’s party… hire a real working mecha!

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Forget the bouncy castle for your kid’s party… hire a real working mecha!

Thinking about hiring a clown or bouncy castle to entertain your next children’s party? Forget that and go for the Sakakibara Kikai Co. Kid’s Walker, a gas-powered exo-suit mecha armor for the young’uns. Now that’ll score some serious geek points in the neighborhood, right… at least, it will if there’s anything left of the block […]

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