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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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Train to Busan: Peninsula (zombie movie: trailer).

October 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Train to Busan: Peninsula (zombie movie: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the zombie horror flick Train to Busan 2: Peninsula When the zombie outbreak swept the entire nation, Jung-seok (Gang Dong-won) barely escaped South Korea alive. While living a life of despair in Hong Kong, he receives an enticing offer to return to the quarantined peninsula. His mission is to retrieve an […]

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Major Grom: Plague Doctor (superhero movie).

October 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Major Grom: Plague Doctor (superhero movie).

Here’s an odd-looking bird, a Russian superhero film called Major Grom: Plague Doctor directed by Oleg Trofim, based on the comic book series of the same name from Russian publisher Bubble Comics (created by Artyom Gabrelyanov). A down-at-heels cop, Major Grom, has to take on an antihero superhero – an armoured nut with a flamethrower […]

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Dune movie release delayed for a year to October 2021 (news).

October 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dune movie release delayed for a year to October 2021 (news).

Is that the sound of an ornithopter crashing, or, maybe just the sound of a thousand cinemas crashing and burning as their doors slam shut? Yes, the very sad news arrives that the Dune movie from Denis Villeneuve which was meant to release this Christmas 2020 has now been pandemic’d out of the schedule and […]

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Henchman (animated superhero movie: trailer).

October 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Henchman (animated superhero movie: trailer).

Here’s another animated superhero movie, Henchman, which looks like a Minions-like exploration of what it means to be on team-evil in a superhero universe – at the very lowest levels. This one stars Nathan Fillion, Rosario Dawson, James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Craig Robinson, Bobcat Goldthwait, Alfred Molina, and Rob Riggle. 

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Jamie Foxx returning to Spider-Man and a new Conan the Barbarian TV series (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jamie Foxx returning to Spider-Man and a new Conan the Barbarian TV series (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

The deadliest agents of nerd cool, Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith, are back with us to chat about all your geek film news, including Jamie Foxx returning to Spider-Man and a new Conan The Barbarian TV series coming our way thanks to Jeff Bezos. Is there nothing Amazon cannot ship, by Crom?

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Wow, what a signal: the time we picked up an alien radio transmission (science video).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Wow, what a signal: the time we picked up an alien radio transmission (science video).

Here’s a science documentary on the The Wow! Signal, a strong narrowband radio signal received August 15th, 1977, by Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope. The signal came from the direction of the constellation Sagittarius and bore all the expected hallmarks of an extraterrestrial origin. It still remains the strongest candidate for an alien […]

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Free Guy (think Tron/Matrix as a Ryan Reynolds comedy) (trailer).

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Free Guy (think Tron/Matrix as a Ryan Reynolds comedy) (trailer).

In Twentieth Century Studios’ fantasy-comedy Free Guy, a bank worker called Guy discovers he is actually a NPC in an open-world video game. So, he decides to become the hero of his own story, determined to be the guy who saves his world his way… before it is too late.

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Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

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Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

In the exciting Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts and moderates a lively discussion about how life might have formed on Earth and explores what alien life might look like elsewhere in the universe. What criteria do we use to classify life as we know it? Should the criteria be revised […]

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Peter Swirski moves into science fiction writing (news).

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peter Swirski moves into science fiction writing (news).

The latest author to join the John Jarrold Literary Agency is Peter Swirski. His new book is a SF thriller, Eureka. It’s the first in a series featuring Penser Hasso. We are in the near future, on the moon. A permanent helium mining colony is on red alert. Even before a couple of miners get […]

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Space 2099 – return of the Moonbase? (science video)

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Space 2099 – return of the Moonbase? (science video)

It’s been over half a century since we first went to the Moon, and nearly as long since we last went. To Return to the Moon we need a base with a purpose, and we’ll look at what purposes we have in mind and what the bases might be like as we head back to […]

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