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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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Mike Resnick, genius science fiction author, passes away (news).

January 9, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Mike Resnick, genius science fiction author, passes away (news).

Back in December 2019, SF author Mike Resnick sent this out to his friends: “Turns out the jaw surgery of a couple of weeks back showed up a small cancer. I’m taking radiation and chemo, and the doctors seem convinced that this is a winnable case. Still writing away, still putting out every issue of […]

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October Faction (Netflix series trailer: True Lies meets Buffy).

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
October Faction (Netflix series trailer: True Lies meets Buffy).

October Faction is a new Netflix TV series (based on the comic-book of the same name) which follows the story of spy agency monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen who, after the death of Fred’s father, return to their hometown in upstate New York with their teenage children Geoff and Viv. As the family adjusts, […]

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Birds of Prey movie (second trailer).

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Birds of Prey movie (second trailer).

The superhero flick Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is a twisted tale told by Harley herself. When Gotham’s most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking for her. Harley, Huntress, […]

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Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

Now that the Disney+ streaming service is slowly becoming a thing, at least in the USA, they need content to feed the beast … and what could be better than a Willow TV series? Disney picked up the rights to George’s “I want to do for fantasy what Star Wars did for scifi”-movie, Willow, when […]

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Avatar II first film concept art trickles out (film news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Avatar II first film concept art trickles out (film news).

Some Avatar II film concept art has hit the interwebs via the wonder of Twitter – not impressed by this Pandora ocean-world stuff … kind of looks like a holiday brochure for a beach vacation, to us. In the #Avatar sequels, you won’t just return to Pandora — you’ll explore new parts of the world. […]

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Joker film sweeps up 11 BAFTA nominations for movie (film news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Joker film sweeps up 11 BAFTA nominations for movie (film news).

The Academy Film Awards nominations are here, with Warner receiving 11 nominations for their rather dark Joker film. We reached out to a few of the people involved for what they think of this large vote of confidence ahead of the awards. The director Todd Phillips told SFcrowsnest, “Wow. What an incredible honour for the […]

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Can you run a steampunk motorcycle on hot air … or cold? (a kit piece).

January 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Can you run a steampunk motorcycle on hot air … or cold? (a kit piece).

Peter Forsberg is a steampunk designer who has produced a steampunk motorcycle that runs from an external compressed air tank which the rider wears on his back … now that’s a look you can take to the capital of Jackelia – Middlesteel – and ride all the way to the bank for their steam-driven calculating […]

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The New Mutants (Marvel superhero film: trailer).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants (Marvel superhero film: trailer).

The first New Mutants movie – an X-Men spin-off – is set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants are being held for tests of their odd abilities. When evil occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and […]

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Narcos Mexico: season two (cri-fi TV series trailer).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Narcos Mexico: season two (cri-fi TV series trailer).

Narcos Mexico moves to Season 2 for February 13th 2020 on Netflix, following the true tale of a once humble rural cop and part-time pot farmer who becomes the biggest El Cheese in Mexico. Does it end badly? Yep, reckon so. 

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Steampunk assault trombone (a kit piece).

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Steampunk assault trombone (a kit piece).

Do you need a steampunk assault trombone? Heck, who doesn’t need a steampunk assault trombone? Here’s one we made earlier … well, the ingenious Captain Quinn did, at any rate.

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