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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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Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

The post-apocalyptic TV series Snowpiercer – based on the Korean SF film of the same name – and featuring an eternally circuiting train surviving an ice age – is coming a week early thanks to TNT and they have dropped a fresh trailer for the series, too. I am still waiting for a scientific explanation […]

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Juan Giménez, illustrator of Metabarons, dies from coronavirus (news).

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Juan Giménez, illustrator of Metabarons, dies from coronavirus (news).

Very sad news, Juan Giménez, the fabulous Argentine-born illustrator of such comic-books and graphic novels as Metabarons, has passed away aged 76 from coronavirus infection-related causes. In 1980, Giménez designed the Harry Canyon portion of the Heavy Metal movie. Juan Giménez worked on various top-level European magazines and comic-book titles, including Josep Toutain’s Spanish edition […]

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Marvel MCU: new movie and TV dates (news).

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel MCU: new movie and TV dates (news).

Here’s the current revised list of Marvel MCU movie/TV show dates, all subject to change as-and-if the pandemic situation flexes etc. August 28th 2020 – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier TV show. November 6th 2020 – The Black Widow. November 13th 2020 – The Eternals. December 11th 2020 – WandaVision TV show. February 12th […]

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

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

Here’s the next South Korean take on the zombie movie genre, in Peninsula, a sequel to Train to Busan, set four years after the events of the first flick, where the zombie apocalypse has more or less ended civilization in Asia. In this film, director Yeon Sang-ho brings us a tasty tale of Jung-seok, a […]

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Alien Covenant (scifi movie: a retrospective).

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Alien Covenant (scifi movie: a retrospective).

The Victor Meldrew of the movie reviewing world, The Critical Drinker, brings his jaded eye onto the movie that the scifi world forgot (possibly with good reason), Alien Covenant. CD says that since he covered Prometheus, he reckons he might as well review its sequel. Join him, tumbler of spirits in hand, as he attempts […]

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Vagrant Queen (scifi TV series: trailer).

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Vagrant Queen (scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new scifi TV series from SyFy, Vagrant Queen, based on the Vault comic-book space opera-like series of the same name. Elida built a life as a scavenger and outlaw, but when an old frenemy, Isaac, turns up with news about her long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her […]

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Samuel L. Jackson reads Stay the F**k at Home (weird news: video).

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Samuel L. Jackson reads Stay the F**k at Home (weird news: video).

Do you want to listen to Samuel L. Jackson read that children’s classic, Stay the F**$ at Home? Sure you do, mo$£$erf$$£er!

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Stop the Earth, I want to get off (science news).

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stop the Earth, I want to get off (science news).

Around 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars. Applications were received from every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories. However, the process is just beginning for […]

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Greenland (scifi disaster movie: trailer).

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Greenland (scifi disaster movie: trailer).

Just what you need during a pandemic, a fictional apocalypse movie, in this case Greenland starring Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Scott Glenn, Andrew Bachelor and David Denman (and directed by Ric Roman Waugh). Greenland features a comet passing by Earth, with its fragments splitting off and creating lots of little ‘Deep Impacts’. Sadly, Bruce Willis […]

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Truman Show under fire for frankly stupid plotline (news).

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Truman Show under fire for frankly stupid plotline (news).

The Truman Show, the world’s longest-running and most expensive reality television program broadcast live around the clock worldwide, has come under fire as the show’s new director, Peter Jackson, has introduced a series of increasingly implausible plotlines. “It’s like they now want the Subject of the show to realise they’re really in an enormous set […]

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