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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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Dolittle (fantasy movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dolittle (fantasy movie review by Mark Kermode).

Good old Mark Kermode bends his mind with a review of that bloke from Iron Man who can now talk to Pandas and stuff in the fantasy film, Dolittle. Dr. Dolittle, a physician with the ability to talk to animals, sets out to find a healing tree on a mysterious island – the only hope […]

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Underwater (a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Underwater (a scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man of mucho movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the science fiction film Underwater. The crew of an underwater laboratory face alien terrors released by an earthquake.

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Altered Carbon (second season of Netflix’s scifi tv series trailer).

February 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon (second season of Netflix’s scifi tv series trailer).

Altered Carbon is coming back for a second season on Netflix. This time, Kovacs is on a quest to find someone he thought long dead: creator of stack technology, leader of the Uprising, and his former love, Quellcrist Falconer. Starts streaming February 27th 2020 on the big N.

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The Drake Equation examined (science video).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Drake Equation examined (science video).

The Drake equation provides a rough estimate of the number of civilisations in our galaxy … so where is ET and why have we yet to come across them? In this 35 minute science video, Ian Crawford, professor of planetary science and astrobiology at Birkbeck, University of London, examines what known variables we can now […]

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No Time to Die takes off (spy-fy film trailer).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
No Time to Die takes off (spy-fy film trailer).

Here’s that new spy-fy trailer for Bond’s No Time to Die flick, with a little advanced glider action for an insert into hostile territory (maybe that does sound a little like a double entendre). Hitting the UK on April 2nd in the UK (with, unusually, a later US release of the 10th). 

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Black Widow (new trailer: Marvel superhero movie).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Widow (new trailer: Marvel superhero movie).

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow movie will be in cinemas on May 1st 2020 – so here’s the obligatory Superbowl trailer for said film, the initial flick in their Marvel Phase 4 plan to conquer the box office. This one has some added Red Guardian and Taskmaster (the latter being the big bad).

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Loki, WandaVision, Falcon and Winter Soldier: first look (trailer).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Loki, WandaVision, Falcon and Winter Soldier: first look (trailer).

There’s a new trailer which shows the first look at all the Marvel-flavoured TV series through which Disney+ hope to convert all you people out there into paid subscribers, rivalling Netflix and Amazon Prime. This one features Falcon and Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki footage, and splashed down, of course, at the Superbowl last night.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (animated movie trailer).

February 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Minions: The Rise of Gru (animated movie trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the Minions: The Rise of Gru film, which looks like a young Gru movie set in the late sixties and early seventies, so shades of Austin Powers super-villainy, then. Hitting cinemas on July 3rd 2020.

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Loki TV series hires Owen Wilson for major role (news).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Loki TV series hires Owen Wilson for major role (news).

The Loki TV series has hired actor Owen Wilson to join the series coming out Spring 2021 – one of many Marvel-based TV series that Disney+ are developing to sweeten the pot for their subscription service. Owen is being lined up for a specific role – possibly Asgardian? – to play alongside Tom Hiddleston as […]

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Fast & Furious 9 (thriller trailer).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fast & Furious 9 (thriller trailer).

Fast & Furious 9 is the sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious. The film sees Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Charlize Theron return as the same characters. In F9, Dominic Toretto and his family comes into violent conflict with Dominic’s younger brother Jakob, an assassin hired by Vin Diesel’s old foe, Cipher. Hitting […]

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