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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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Coronavirus: a pandemic straight out of the Contagion film?

January 27, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
Coronavirus: a pandemic straight out of the Contagion film?

We’ve been following the rapid progress of Coronavirus through China with a worried eye. To help SFcrowsnest’s readers, we’ve compiled some videos that will be off interest if you want to deep-dive into this subject – and maybe think about taking some basic precautions for you and your family if you haven’t yet. Let’s start […]

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Star Trek Picard: series premiere review.

January 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard: series premiere review.

The Critical Drinker has a few views about the new Star Trek spin-off with Picard in the big lad’s command chair, so settle in as CD sets his phaser to stunning for his review of the first episode of Star Trek Picard, Remembrance.

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Vivarium (horror movie trailer).

January 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Vivarium (horror movie trailer).

In horror sci-fi movie Vivarium, Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots play the young couple shopping for a perfect home, only to discover themselves trapped in a fantastical labyrinthine private housing estate of identikit homes – and forced to stay there like it’s some kind of weird alien-controlled purgatory.

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Picard season 2, now with added Guinan (Star Trek news).

January 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Picard season 2, now with added Guinan (Star Trek news).

It looks like Guinan – the superhuman advanced entity slumming it in humanoid form – is set to return to the Picard-based Star Trek spin-off. Patrick even invited her in person … watch this! .@SirPatStew officially invites @WhoopiGoldberg to join season two of #StarTrekPicard: “It was wonderful having you, and we cannot wait to have […]

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Alex Rider (2020) (Spy-fy movie trailer).

January 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alex Rider (2020) (Spy-fy movie trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Alex Rider movie, where Alex learns that his Uncle Ian was killed in the line of duty as a British spy – and not a car accident like he’s been told – everything changes for this otherwise normal teen. Alex is soon approached by Alan Blunt, head of a […]

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Horse Girl (Netflix alien abduction movie).

January 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Horse Girl (Netflix alien abduction movie).

Horse Girl is one of the science fiction movies picked up be Netflix at Sundance – this film is a drama about a young woman struggling with either (a) mental illness or (b) being regularly abducted and experimented on by nasty aliens in a UFO. Pick one, the remaining option won’t apply. Streaming on February […]

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Altered Carbon Season 2 teaser trailer (Netflix scifi series).

January 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon Season 2 teaser trailer (Netflix scifi series).

Here’s the Altered Carbon second season teaser trailer. Given the series will be hitting the Netflix streams on the 27th February, that doesn’t give long for a full trailer to land with us!

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The Knight of Shadows (Jackie Chan fantasy film: trailer).

January 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Knight of Shadows (Jackie Chan fantasy film: trailer).

In upcoming Chinese fantasy movie The Knight of Shadows, Pu Songling (Jackie Chan), a legendary demon hunter, is asked to investigate the mysterious disappearances of young girls from a small village. When he discovers evil forces are kidnapping the girls to feast on their souls, he sets out to save humanity from the inhuman invasion […]

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Star Trek: Picard (final trailer: new Star Trek TV series on Amazon Prime).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Picard (final trailer: new Star Trek TV series on Amazon Prime).

Here’s the final trailer for the new Star Trek TV series with old man Picard pulling on his Starfleet wellies for one last trip to space – this time to help uncover the mystery behind Data’s so-called two ‘daughters’ with some side-helpings of a mysterious Borg cube in Star Trek: Picard. Ouch, that has got […]

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Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

If you like your Japanese mecha big, as in Gundam-size, then you’re in luck! The City of Yokohama in Japan is opening a tourist attraction which is basically a full-size Gundam base with a real-scale moving Gundam the same size as a NASA rocket launch gantry. They’re planning to open the site – called Gundam […]

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