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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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Asteroid and moon miners: NASA’s plans for Outland.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Asteroid and moon miners: NASA’s plans for Outland.

Robotically surveying lunar craters and mining resources in space for a sustained human presence at the Moon are the goals for NASA’s new Innovative Advanced Concepts program. “We are pursuing new technologies across our development portfolio that could help make deep space exploration more Earth-independent by utilising resources on the Moon and beyond,” Jim Reuter, […]

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Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

Once upon a time there was a maker called Starhawk. Starhawk was bored. What can I create, he pondered? Then, inspiration struck. “I know, I’ll strip an old Intel motherboard out, load up on the wood and brass, and create myself a fully functional steampunk laptop!” And do you know what, dear reader? That’s exactly […]

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Terminator Dark Fate (trailer: scifi movie).

June 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator Dark Fate (trailer: scifi movie).

Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-800) return in their roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller(Deadpool) and produced by visionary filmmaker James Cameron and David Ellison. Following the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate also stars Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta. Terminator: Dark Fate […]

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Jessica Jones series 3 (superhero TV series trailer).

June 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jessica Jones series 3 (superhero TV series trailer).

Here’s the last trailer for the last Marvel TV series to be appearing on Netflix after their little falling out with the Disney Beast – aka Jessica Jones‘s 3rd season. 

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (horror movie: trailer).

June 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (horror movie: trailer).

Here’s a new horror movie from Guillermo del Toro and director André Øvredal, called Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. And its blurb is … It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, […]

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The Rook (trailer: superhero espionage TV series).

June 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Rook (trailer: superhero espionage TV series).

Here’s a new TV series called The Rook coming to Starz on June 2019 – think The Bourne Identity crossed with the X-Men, from the look of this here trailer. It’s actually based on the novel of the same name by Australian author Daniel O’Malley. The book followed Myfanwy Thomas, a spy with amnesia as […]

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UFOs: sightings and analysis of evidence (New York Post video doc).

June 6, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
UFOs: sightings and analysis of evidence (New York Post video doc).

Once the head of the UK MOD’s ‘X-file’ Office, Nick Pope, drops into the New York Post’s The Basement Office to discuss the history of the flying saucer, and mull over the more credible reports and discuss how recent UFO sightings have evolved. 

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Ad Astra (scifi movie trailer).

June 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ad Astra (scifi movie trailer).

Ad Astra is an new near-future science fiction movie directed by James Gray with Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler and Donald Sutherland acting in the film. Plot-wise, it looks like some kind of disaster called ‘The Surge’ takes out Earth’s new surface-to-space beanstalk transporter, sending astronaut Brad Pitt off in search […]

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U.S. Navy Flight Commander David Fravor interviewed about engaging a UFO (video).

June 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
U.S. Navy Flight Commander David Fravor interviewed about engaging a UFO (video).

U.S. Navy Flight Commander David Fravor is one of the most experienced fighter pilots in American history. In 2004 he engaged a UFO with his fighter jet, and this strange encounter went on to become known around the globe as the TIC-TAC event. In this hour-long interview, Commander Fravor chats about the weirdness of what […]

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Carnival Row (trailer: new Amazon Prime steampunk series).

June 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Carnival Row (trailer: new Amazon Prime steampunk series).

Amazon Prime are bringing us a new series on the 30th August 2019 called Carnival Row, set in a steampunk Victorian London. This one stars actors Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, in a parallel reality where the Victorian world coexists with immigrant creatures of myth. Feared by 19th century humanity, the fantasy creature are repressed […]

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