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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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Pennyworth: season two (TV series trailer).

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Pennyworth: season two (TV series trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the 2nd season of TV series Pennyworth, where in 1960s London, Bruce Wayne’s SAS-trained ex-squaddie butler, Alfred Pennyworth (aka actor Jack Bannon channeling his inner Michael Caine), forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father. Pennyworth season 2 arrives on December 13th, 2020 on EPIX.

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Judge Dredd: cop that, perp! (video)

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Judge Dredd: cop that, perp! (video)

Here’s a 30-minute-long Zoom-style video panel of creators and fans yacking about the present and future of the Judge Dredd comic-book character from the pages of 2000AD. He started off as a futuristic mickey take of Dirty Harry, and went on to be the best-selling strip from 2000AD. Is J.D. still relevant? You better believe […]

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Smallville: the 2020 cast reunion (video).

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Smallville: the 2020 cast reunion (video).

Join Tom Welling (Clark Kent/Kal-El), Sam Witwer (Davis Bloome/Doomsday), Laura Vandervoort (Kara Zor-El), and Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor) for a little Smallville nostalgia in this forty-minute Zoom-style video. For those of you born after 2001 too young to be into this, Smallville was about the young Clark Kent (Tom Welling) in growing up in his […]

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Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

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Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

News is spreading fast across the interwebs about Amazon Studios plans to spice up Lord of the Rings with some powerbonkage and Game of Thrones-style violence to move the Tolkien favourite from futsy Oxford mythology to King of the North decapitations and assorted mature watching. The OneRing web site highlighted Amazon Studios’ LOTR series is […]

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The Stand (horror TV series from CBS: trailer).

October 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Stand (horror TV series from CBS: trailer).

Based on the dark post-plague horror-fantasy novel by Stephen King, CBS’s The Stand stars Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgård, James Marsden, Odessa Young, and Jovan Adepo. It’s about a pandemic of a weaponized strain of influenza that kills almost the entire world population. Hmmm. Too soon? The handful of survivors establish a new social system and […]

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The Watch, fantasy TV series that is 24.3% Discworld (maybe) (trailer).

October 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Watch, fantasy TV series that is 24.3% Discworld (maybe) (trailer).

Here’s the first big trailer for The Watch, the TV series that is perhaps 24.3% based on the Discworld novels of Terry P. His daughter doesn’t much fancy it, but will you? The official blurb says, The Watch follows an unlikely group of misfits, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to […]

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Snowpiercer scifi TV series (2nd season: trailer).

October 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer scifi TV series (2nd season: trailer).

In season two of the Snowpiercer scifi TV series, an entirely new power struggle emerges, causing a dangerous rift as people are divided between their loyalty to Layton and to Mr. Wilford (Sean Bean), who has a new train, new technology and a game plan that keeps everyone guessing. While Layton battles Wilford for the […]

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The Museum of Alien Life (science video).

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The Museum of Alien Life (science video).

What if there was a museum that contained every type of life form in the universe? This forty-minute science video takes you on a tour through the possible forms alien life might take, from the eerily familiar to the utterly exotic, ranging from the inside of the Earth to the most hostile corners of the […]

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The Expanse 5th season (scifi TV series: trailer).

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The Expanse 5th season (scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Season 5 of The Expanse, streaming on Amazon Prime Video on December 16th 2020. The series picks up as multitudes of humans leave the solar system in search of new homes and vast fortunes on the earth-like worlds beyond the alien Ring, and a heavy price for centuries of exploitation of […]

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Invincible (Amazon Prime superhero TV series).

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Invincible (Amazon Prime superhero TV series).

Invincible is a new adult animated superhero series from Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead, that revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who’s just like every other guy his age — except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). But as Mark develops powers of his […]

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