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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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A Night at Club Zenos (short science fiction film).

October 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Night at Club Zenos (short science fiction film).

In short sci-fi film A Night at Club Zenos by Arnold J. Chon, Jack follows his best mate to Prague to locate his ex-girlfriend, when our poor old sad sack’s chucked into the middle of an alien invasion brewing at a night-club, of all places. Now, he must work together with an unlikely ally to rescue […]

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Conan the Barbarian’s back, baby: but will it be great or groan-worthy on Netflix? (video)

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Conan the Barbarian’s back, baby: but will it be great or groan-worthy on Netflix? (video)

Deadline Hollywood dished the story that a new streaming TV series based on Robert E Howard’s Conan, the barbarian popularised by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is back in development – this time on Netflix. In this video, @AndreEinherjar investigates the genesis of the series on Amazon, and what is known about this new Netflix take on it. […]

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The Cipher: BBC raids Netflix for new science fiction series (news).

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The Cipher: BBC raids Netflix for new science fiction series (news).

The BBC is now raiding Netflix for the actors to fill their latest sci-fi series, The Cipher, perhaps a little miffed by the way the Big N. is always splashing the cash while the younger generation gives up on watching TV at all, let alone the fussy old Beeb. Will BBC Sounds audio podcast, The Cipher, […]

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Revolution of the Daleks: Dr Who Xmas Special 2020 (news).

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Revolution of the Daleks: Dr Who Xmas Special 2020 (news).

During New York Comic Con’s virtual event, the Doctor Who panel – Jodie Whittaker (the Doctor), Mandip Gill (Yaz), and Bradley Walsh (Graham) – have been dishing the Dalek-related dirt on the upcoming 2020 Christmas Special, Revolution of the Daleks. The upcoming festive special will see the return of one of the Doctor’s biggest and […]

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Elon Musk interview: Mars before A.I. makes humanity extinct? (audio)

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Elon Musk interview: Mars before A.I. makes humanity extinct? (audio)

Elon Musk has a vision of the future, and — as one of the world’s richest men with four tech-redefining organisations under his thumb — maybe the means to attempt to define our future, too. In this interview, Elon outlines his theory of just about everything. “I do not think this is actually the end […]

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Former Senate Leader says U.S. hiding a ^%$ton of mind-blowing UFO encounters (weird news).

October 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Former Senate Leader says U.S. hiding a ^%$ton of mind-blowing UFO encounters (weird news).

Former Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, had admitted that ‘Most of the UFO evidence hasn’t seen the light of day’ – going on to brief that the U.S. government is covering up monster-large amounts of evidence from unexplained encounters with UFOs, including documented evidence of UFO incursions using unknown technology to shut down American nuclear […]

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Computational Complexity and Consciousness (science video).

October 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Computational Complexity and Consciousness (science video).

A.I. bod Lex Fridman – our very own Man in Black – sits down with quantum computer scientist Scott Aaronson for a two-hour-long chat about theories of everything, consciousness, simulations, and the lovely blooming complexity of quantum computation.

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Kristin Kreuk interview: To Smallville and Beyond (video).

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Kristin Kreuk interview: To Smallville and Beyond (video).

Actress Kristin Kreuk of Smallville fame joins us to share what it’s been like for her in Canada during the pandemic – e.g. trying to maintain her acting career while actively pursuing a degree in college. She chats about her strict upbringing, being uncomfortable with fame during Smallville, and her excitement for her role in […]

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Star Trek Lower Decks: first series review (video).

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Star Trek Lower Decks: first series review (video).

Rowan J Coleman beams down into the skipper’s chair to tell us about the animated comedy take of the Star Trek universe that is Star Trek Lower Decks, as created by Mike McMahan for CBS All Access. Was it any good? He say yes, not too bad at all!

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U.S. Military & their UFO secrets (video documentary).

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
U.S. Military & their UFO secrets (video documentary).

In this 30-minute-long UFO documentary from our man with his finger on the pulse of super-science and trends in space tech, that’ll be Isaac Arthur, good old Isaac turns his attention to the recent U.S. Military-released Navy footage of three separate UFO or UAP – unidentified aerial phenomena – incidents. He reviews that footage and […]

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