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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 storming of Area 51 – mass casualties on the way?

July 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The storming of Area 51 – mass casualties on the way?

Is Area 51 about to be stormed by hordes of curious alien hunters seeking crashed UFOs and dead aliens? And if this happens, what’s the likely body-count? Well, the piss-taking Facebook event called ‘Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us’ over at https://www.facebook.com/events/area-51/storm-area-51-they-cant-stop-all-of-us/448435052621047/ is asking US citizens to mob up at the US […]

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Star Wars Sith Trooper revealed.

July 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Sith Trooper revealed.

Do you want to see what the new Sith Trooper from the next Star Wars film will look like? Then have we got the video for you, citizen … ! 

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The Great Hack (Netflix documentary).

July 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Great Hack (Netflix documentary).

The Great Hack is an interesting new Sundance Award-winning documentary about the Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal which will be hitting Netflix on July 24th 2019. Here’s the film’s blurb: They took your data. Then they took control. The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on […]

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The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance (fantasy series trailer).

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The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance (fantasy series trailer).

Netflix knows what you like, and they need more of it replace all the content being sucked back into their upcoming rival streaming service (a la Friends, anything from Disney/HBO/Marvel/Warner etc). Would a sequel to The Dark Crystal film (1982) be of interest? Sure it would. Here’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance, hitting Netflix […]

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Jumanji: The Next Level (trailer).

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Jumanji: The Next Level (trailer).

Xmas 2019 will see Jumanji: The Next Level arrive in the cinemas for December 13th 2019. The 4th film stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Ser’Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, Morgan Turner, and Alex Wolff, redoing their roles from the previous flick, alongside newcomers Awkwafina, Danny Glover, and Danny DeVito. The […]

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Mulan (live action reboot of Disney fantasy animation).

July 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mulan (live action reboot of Disney fantasy animation).

There doesn’t seem to be a Disney cartoon film that the Mouse can’t reboot as a live action flick – and in that spirit, here’s the first trailer for their oriental-focused fantasy film, Mulan. Is it just me, but do the elements from the original film now seem much more in tune with the times, […]

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Another Life (Netflix scifi series original: hitting end of July).

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Another Life (Netflix scifi series original: hitting end of July).

Here’s the trailer for Netflix’s new original science fiction series from Aaron Martin and Noreen Halpern, Another Life, which stars actress Katee Sackhoff as the central character. From the trailer, it looks like one of the Alien movies sprinkled with a little added Interstellar and Arrival, aimed at fans missing Katee from her Battlestar days […]

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Solaris Books to publish Jane Routley’s Shadow in the Empire of Light.

June 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Solaris Books to publish Jane Routley’s Shadow in the Empire of Light.

Kate Coe at Solaris Books has acquired rights to Shadow in the Empire of Light, a fantasy novel by Australian author Jane Routley. The agent was John Jarrold. Shine is an orphan without magical gifts in a family of powerful mages, and is stuck in managing the family estates with only an eccentric aunt and […]

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Irish scientist-astronaut candidate Dr Norah Patten to be special guest at Dublin 2019: Irish Worldcon.

June 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Irish scientist-astronaut candidate Dr Norah Patten to be special guest at Dublin 2019: Irish Worldcon.

Born in Co. Mayo, and now based in Dublin, Dr Patten became fascinated by space and space travel after a visit to a NASA facility at age 11. She earned a PhD in aeronautical engineering at the University of Limerick in 2011 following internships at Boeing and Bell Labs. She has participated in several citizen […]

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Nekrotronic (horror film: trailer).

June 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nekrotronic (horror film: trailer).

In this upcoming horror film, Nekrotronic, there are demons loose on the internet infecting people through smart phones, luckily there are a Ghostbusters-like team of necromancers out to stop them. Phew. For a moment, I thought we were going to have it. 

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