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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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Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Episode 1 review: That Hope Is You (video).

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Episode 1 review: That Hope Is You (video).

Star Trek Discovery season 3 episode 1, aka “That Hope Is You”, has now hit the steams of Netflix, or on CBS All Access if you are US-based (and don’t have an IP hider to access this via Netflix by pretending you are in Liverpool in the UK). Can Michael Burnham save the Federation in […]

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How many Spider-Men can a single new movie hold? (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

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How many Spider-Men can a single new movie hold? (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

Your spider-sense should be tingling as our own web-slingers of the Pod World, Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith, are back with us to chat about all your geek film news, including the chance that there’s a potential Spider-Man film on the way with all the past actors from the said franchise, in a wild multiverse-style […]

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Elon Musk interview at the 2020 Mars Society con (video).

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Elon Musk interview at the 2020 Mars Society con (video).

Elon Musk is interviewed by the 2020 Mars Society about his plans for SpaceX to colonise the Red Planet, as well as spreading mankind first through the solar system, and then on to the stars!

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Avarya (short scifi film: video).

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Avarya (short scifi film: video).

In this twenty-minute-long short scifi film, Avarya by Gökalp Gönen, while abandoning Earth in the hope of finding a new habitable planet, an unfortunate human is trapped in his own ship after the robot overseer oddly finds every single candidate planet unsuitable.

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Low-Tech Spacefaring Civilizations (science video).

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Low-Tech Spacefaring Civilizations (science video).

We typically imagine interstellar civilizations as vastly superior in technology to modern times, but could the future see planets colonized by spaceships little better than our modern ones? Could some alien worlds allow space travel to develop far sooner and easier than it did on Earth? Or could civilizations abandon more advanced technology?

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Buck Rogers is back (news).

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Buck Rogers is back (news).

Nobody go bidi-bidi-bidi, but the Buck Rogers franchise is back for another go at TV and movies thanks to the studio Legendary who seems to have picked up the rights to continue the adventures of the old-school comics/pulp serials and of course the Armageddon 2419 A.D book by Philip Francis Nowlan upon which it all […]

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Nations sign Artemis Accords for peaceful space exploration (news).

October 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Nations sign Artemis Accords for peaceful space exploration (news).

International cooperation on and around the Moon as part of the Artemis program is taking a step forward today with the signing of the Artemis Accords between NASA and several partner countries. The Artemis Accords establish a practical set of principles to guide space exploration cooperation among nations participating in the agency’s 21st century lunar […]

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Monster Hunter (scifi film: trailer).

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Monster Hunter (scifi film: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Monster Hunter film, based on the video game by Capcom. When Lt. Artemis – aka actress Milla Jovovich – and her marines are transported to a new world, they engage in a desperate battle for survival against enormous monster enemies with nasty powers. As you would, really. Here’s the […]

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Drawing Marvel Comics’ The Thing (video tutorial).

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Drawing Marvel Comics’ The Thing (video tutorial).

Marvel Comics artist Joshua Cassara joins SFcrowsnest for a hour-and-half-long video tutorial on how he draws Ben Grimm aka The Thing from The Fantastic Four.

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The Mandalorian: new second season trailer… is this the way?

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The Mandalorian: new second season trailer… is this the way?

October 30th 2020 is creeping up on us. What does that mean? It’s The Mandalorian-time, baby. This is most assuredly the way to the second season of this live-action Star Wars TV series!

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