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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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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels moves us from Victorian times to the USA of the 1930s for the new series of this horror extravaganza – so goodbye steampunk, hello dieselpunk! Cops Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and Lewis Michener (Nathan Lane) must fight various Cthulhu-lite-like forces of darkness while battling Nazis, gangsters, and a demonic Natalie […]

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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (cri-fi movie trailer).

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Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (cri-fi movie trailer).

If you like your crime movies old school, than you’ve probably been eagerly waiting for the Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears film, the flick based on the sleuthing television series and Phryne Fisher crime novels written by Kerry Greenwood.

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Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

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Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

Star Trek big cheese Alex Kurtzman is working on a five-year plan for Trek projects, and during the Star Trek: Picard press tour, he merrily informed fans about two new, as yet undetailed, Trek spin-offs that will be joining the ever-swelling universe of TV series. http://blog.trekcore.com/2020/01/kurtzman-says-two-more-star-trek-live-action-shows-in-works/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Is biofabrication the future’s next industrial revolution? (science talk)

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Is biofabrication the future’s next industrial revolution? (science talk)

What if we could grow clothes from microbes, build furniture from living organisms and raise bio-buildings with exteriors like tree bark? Suzanne Lee shares exciting developments from the field of biofabrication and shows how it could help humanity replace major sources of waste, like plastic and cement, with sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives. 

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Bloodshot (Vin Diesel superhero movie: second trailer).

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Bloodshot (Vin Diesel superhero movie: second trailer).

Based on the Valiant Comics series of the same name, Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. Bloodshot’s bloodstream contains a million nanobots, enabling him to heal from injuries quickly, interface with technology, and shape shift his mass. […]

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Marvel’s Morbius (trailer: superhero movie).

January 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Morbius (trailer: superhero movie).

In the film Morbius, Jared Leto steps into the role of Marvel Comic’s vampire antihero, Doctor Michael Morbius, with the help of Director Daniel Espinosa. Fatally ill with a rare blood disease, and determined to save a friend suffering the same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a reckless gamble. What at first appears to be a […]

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ET call home? Should we try to signal aliens, or are we signalling for elimination? (David Brin video interview).

January 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
ET call home? Should we try to signal aliens, or are we signalling for elimination? (David Brin video interview).

Science fiction author David Brin chats with astrobiologist David Grinspoon about METI – Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence – concerning the perils and unforeseen events that might occur for humanity if we actively try to establish contact with aliens. David thinks this is madness, and tells us all why …

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Spy Intervention (spy-fy comedy movie: think True Lies meets Family Guy) (trailer).

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Spy Intervention (spy-fy comedy movie: think True Lies meets Family Guy) (trailer).

In the new comedy spy-fy movie, Spy-Fy Intervention, super-spy Corey Gage (actor Drew Van Acker), retires to marry the woman of his dreams (aka star Poppy Delevingne), but then an evil mastermind intrudes on his plans Corey’s spy agent chums have to stage an intervention to kick-start him back into his old dangerous life. Hitting […]

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Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

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Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

So, the 4th season of the cri-fi TV series Fargo is heading back to the 1950s for some criminal costume drama – where Italians escaping Italy and African-Americans fleeing the South to escape the Jim Crow laws collide while fighting for a piece of the action. In Missouri, two criminal syndicates have struck an uneasy […]

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Modder crafts himself an amazing Jawa sandcrawler case for his PC (a kit piece).

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Modder crafts himself an amazing Jawa sandcrawler case for his PC (a kit piece).

You know how it goes, you build yourself a super-duper water-cooled high-spec monster of a gaming PC, but then you need a case for it – do you buy one of those glowing UFO-looking things from some case manufacturer? No! You custom craft your own Jawa sandcrawler case for that bad boy to squeeze inside! […]

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