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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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The Testaments (Margaret Atwood sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale).

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Margaret Atwood sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale).

Margaret Atwood is now busy penning a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, entitled The Testaments. It will start fifteen years after the plot of the first book. Apparently, since the popular TV series’ success (which increased the book sales by 700%, somewhat not incidentally), fans have been pestering Atwood about what happens next in the […]

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Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Special Hugo category for Best Art Book introduced.

Dublin 2019, the 77th World Science Fiction Convention, taking place in Dublin Ireland in August 2019, has told us that a special Hugo category for Best Art Book will be included in the 2019 Hugo Awards, and the Retrospective Hugo Awards for 1944. The Hugo Awards are awards in the field of science fiction and […]

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Beyond White Space (scifi movie trailer: Moby Dick in space).

November 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Beyond White Space (scifi movie trailer: Moby Dick in space).

Here’s the movie trailer for Beyond White Space, a new science fiction film which looks like the creators have been playing the space-based SF strategy game Stellaris … as the film, like the game, is set in a far future where the void is chock-filled with living space creatures, and mankind – being mankind – […]

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Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters (second trailer).

November 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters (second trailer).

Here’s the second – international – trailer for the Warner Brothers Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters flick coming your way on May 31st 2019. Here’s the official blurb: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, […]

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The Nimitz Encounters (UFO documentary).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Nimitz Encounters (UFO documentary).

A video documentary online in full (by Dave C. Beaty), called The Nimitz Encounters, about the odd events that occurred Southwest of Southern California on November 14th 2004, when the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group was conducting routine training and encountered unknown craft with strange non-traditional flight characteristics – examine the gun pod camera footage and hear […]

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Artemis Fowl (Disney movie trailer).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Artemis Fowl (Disney movie trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Disney’s Artemis Fowl movie, based on the light-hearted urban fantasy books by Irish author Eoin Colfer. Not sure how close the movie will be to the kids’ books – in the first one, evil-ish teenage genius, Artemis captures Holly Short, who is a Fairy and a captain of the LEPrecon (Lower […]

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Star Trek Discovery 2nd season: 2nd trailer.

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery 2nd season: 2nd trailer.

Here’s the trailer for the second season of the CBS Star Trek Discovery TV series – in which we, joy of joys, hear young Spock speak for the first time (as well giving someone a rather revised Vulcan neck-throat punch).

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Mars or Bust! InSight Lander probes the Red Planet.

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mars or Bust! InSight Lander probes the Red Planet.

Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth. InSight’s two-year mission will be to study the deep interior of Mars to learn how all celestial bodies with […]

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Neon Genesis Evangelion (trailer).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Neon Genesis Evangelion (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series from Netflix, coming your way as a 26 episode job in the Spring of 2019. If you ever wanted to know where the ‘inspiration’ for the Pacific Rim films came from, look no further, citizen.

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Ultraman (trailer).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ultraman (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming Ultraman series from Netflix. This one looks like it is blending CGI and trad animation, which is a style I’m never quite comfortable with, personally. Starts April 1st 2019.

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