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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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Doctor Who series 12 to return 2020 with Jodie Whittaker.

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who series 12 to return 2020 with Jodie Whittaker.

Geoff’s review of the last episode is just in, quickly followed by this news, that Doctor Who series 12 will return in 2020 with Jodie Whittaker. A bit of a long wait. The viewing numbers the BBC also announced from the first eight episodes of series 11 show Doctor Who averaged a 4-screen consolidated audience […]

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Game of Thrones season 8 (teaser trailer).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones season 8 (teaser trailer).

Here’s the teaser trailer for season 8 of the Game of Thrones TV series – it really is a teaser. As in, it shows nothing!

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Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg (rap battle).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg (rap battle).

One of the oft asked questions in many a philosophical debate is this: in a rap battle between Elon Musk of Tesla and Space-X fame, and Mark Zuckerberg of FaceBook founder status, which titan of the New Commerce would win? Well, my friends, here’s the answer for you … 

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The Umbrella Academy (Netflix superhero series trailer).

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The Umbrella Academy (Netflix superhero series trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Umbrella Academy TV ten-episode series coming on Netflix, February 15th 2019, based on Gabriel Ba and Gerard Way’s Dark Horse comic-book of the same name. Here’s the official blurb: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father’s death, the threat of the apocalypse […]

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Brightburn (horror-superhero mash-up trailer).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Brightburn (horror-superhero mash-up trailer).

Here’s the new film from James Gunn of Guardians of the Galaxy fame, which asks the question, what if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? It’s touted as a: “subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.” […]

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Avengers End Game (first trailer).

December 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Avengers End Game (first trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the next Avengers film, Avengers Endgame, in which we face life on an Earth (and an universe) with 50% less bods in it, thanks to mean old Thanos. Where’s Adam Warlock when you need him, I ask you? This will be arriving in cinemas on the 26th April 2019.

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Watership Down: what a lot of Rabbit (BBC 1 trailer).

December 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Watership Down: what a lot of Rabbit (BBC 1 trailer).

Airing as two feature-length episodes Christmas 2018, BBC One’s new adaptation of Watership Down uses Richard Adams’ children’s fantasy novel as its source. Adapted for the screen by Tom Bidwell and directed by Noam Murro, this tale of adventure and survival follows a band of rabbits as they flee the certain destruction of their home. […]

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft says hello to Asteroid Bennu.

December 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft says hello to Asteroid Bennu.

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday. The spacecraft executed a maneuver that transitioned it from flying toward Bennu to operating around the asteroid. Now, at about 11.8 miles (19 kilometers) from Bennu’s Sun-facing surface, OSIRIS-REx will begin […]

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Captain Marvel (2nd trailer).

December 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Captain Marvel (2nd trailer).

The Captain Marvel movie drops a second trailer for the film, in which the war between the Skrulls and the Kree comes into the spotlight. There’s also a nice shot of a SFX-de-aged Agent Phil Coulson. Coming your way March 8th 2019.

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The Testaments (Margaret Atwood sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale).

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Margaret Atwood sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale).

Margaret Atwood is now busy penning a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, entitled The Testaments. It will start fifteen years after the plot of the first book. Apparently, since the popular TV series’ success (which increased the book sales by 700%, somewhat not incidentally), fans have been pestering Atwood about what happens next in the […]

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