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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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Capone (cri-fi movie: trailer).

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Capone (cri-fi movie: trailer).

In this upcoming new cri-fi movie, Capone, actor Tom Hardy plays the elderly Al Capone, released after 10 years in prison, who begins suffering from dementia while coming to terms with his gangsterish thug-life past, while being still hassled by various forces of law and various shady dudes from the criminal underworld. It’s not easy […]

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Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

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Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

Actor Jason Momoa interviewed about his role in the upcoming Dune movie, and why Han Salo was his touchstone for the part of house duellist and all-round bad-blade, Duncan Idaho.

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Mandalorian to feature Captain Rex (news).

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Mandalorian to feature Captain Rex (news).

The Mandalorian live-action Star Wars TV series is set to feature Captain Rex, if the concept sketch from the show revealed by Star Wars producer Dave Filoni is any guide. Rex was one of the clones who beat Order 66 to destroy the Jedi, in the cartoon series, later going on to fight the Empire. […]

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Star Trek Horizon (full film).

April 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Horizon (full film).

Star Trek Horizon is a feature-length fan film made as a tribute to Enterprise, the fifth Star Trek TV series. The Coalition of Planets, a young alliance of worlds led by Earth, is at war with the Romulan Empire. Desperate for a chance to gain the upper hand in the war, the Coalition forms an […]

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CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

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CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, is now partnering with The Fantasy Network to bring the event to its new pandemic-shutdown interactive, virtual platform. Chairs Norman Cates and Kelly Buehler told SFcrowsnest, “From panels and streaming video to informal hangouts and late-night networking, the virtual convention aims to provide members with the most fun […]

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Surviving the Aftermath, Hostile World update (trailer: game news).

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Surviving the Aftermath, Hostile World update (trailer: game news).

If you fancy playing a PC strategy game where you need to rebuild civillization after a mega-disaster (you get to choose … asteroid strikes, plague, zombies etc), and basically play a settlement builder in something like The Road, Mad Max, or Walking Dead, then Surviving the Aftermath is the game for you. There’s now a […]

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UFO over California (weird news).

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UFO over California (weird news).

Here’s some new footage of a UFO caught hovering over Newport Beach, California in the USA. The amateur camera man who took the video said, “I first spotted the object hovering low just above the palm tree in my backyard. I saw this ufo at close range and it looked like a large black tower […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (trailer: Loyalty means everything to the clones?)

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (trailer: Loyalty means everything to the clones?)

Here’s the trailer for the final Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated TV series, in which The Siege of Mandalore begins and we approach the endgame. Oh dear, things aren’t going to end well!

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Melting Point (short science fiction movie).

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Melting Point (short science fiction movie).

Here’s a short five-minute-long surreal scifi comedy film from James Button, in which a man wages war against his malfunctioning smart house … but will our humble hero lose his house or win a home? 

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Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank joins JJLA (news).

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Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank joins JJLA (news).

The latest client of the John Jarrold Literary Agency is Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank. Jarrold is working editorially on Robert’s debut novel PERCIPIO, which will be submitted to genre publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. The novel, first in a series, would sit well with readers of Richard Morgan’s work, or Christopher Nolan’s […]

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