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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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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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Star Wars: Underworld – the live action TV series that never happened (lost footage).

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Star Wars: Underworld – the live action TV series that never happened (lost footage).

There was a Star Wars: Underworld TV series planned by George Lucas that got canned when he started looking to sell out to Disney, and now some test footage of this long lost gem has surfaced on the tubes of digital streaming. This was the same criminal sub-world idea that was being developed into the […]

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The Lighthouse (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Lighthouse (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the horror/dark fantasy movie The Lighthouse, when off the coast of 1890’s New England, two lighthouse keepers become stranded in a storm, and dark and terrible things begin to conspire. Is that %$%^ real or are these lighthouse keeper people going nutty?

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Willem Dafoe (actor interview).

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Willem Dafoe (actor interview).

Actor Willem Dafoe is interviewed about his life and times, with a particular emphasis on the recent horror/dark fantasy movie, The Lighthouse (best described as Waiting for Godot combined with wild mermaid nookie).

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Many Worlds theory explained by physicist Sean Carroll (video doc).

January 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Many Worlds theory explained by physicist Sean Carroll (video doc).

If you’ve got 21 spare minutes to spend, then this enlightening science video featuring physicist Sean Carroll will happily explain the latest scientific thinking on how we exist inside a multiverse. There is a universe where I am King of the UK! 

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