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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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Joker movie (first trailer).

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Joker movie (first trailer).

The new Joker movie seems to be going for a dark, grim, realistic vibe, taking it into Taxi-driver for superheroes territory. 

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Game of Thrones (last season, last trailer, last body-count).

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones (last season, last trailer, last body-count).

It’s the final season of Game of Thrones, so let’s take an undead horde of ice zombies and throw them against humanity’s deeply divided political factions and kingdoms and see how many more bodies drop before the dust settles?

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Joker: Put on your happy face! (film poster).

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Joker: Put on your happy face! (film poster).

Warner’s Joker movie arriving October 4th 2019 stars Joaquin Phoenix in the title role as the jocular kingpin of crime, alongside Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Todd Phillips. Joker centres around the Batman’s arch-nemesis and will be an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Todd Phillips’ […]

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Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards, the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced on the 2nd April 2019 in a live webcast. 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS Best Novel The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor). Record of a Spaceborn Few, by […]

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Avengers: Endgame (Do you trust me? Trailer).

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avengers: Endgame (Do you trust me? Trailer).

Here’s another new trailer for the upcoming Avengers: Endgame film hitting cinemas on April 26th 2019. “It’s not about how much we lost, it’s about how much we have left.” 

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Bird-bot will conquer the world (first, they came for the warehouse workers).

April 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bird-bot will conquer the world (first, they came for the warehouse workers).

Robot developer Boston Dynamics has given up for the moment on scary evil pony robots that can do Kung-fu moves and moved into the more prosaic world of coming up with robots to replace humanity in manual jobs – starting with this Big Bird-like pecking mother of a warehouse bot. It’s called the Handle. Here’s […]

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Do human-alien hybrids walk among us?

April 1, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Do human-alien hybrids walk among us?

In this advance look at Season 11 of the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens episode, entitled The Returned, we meet people who claim to have been abducted by aliens. They also sometimes say that their DNA was manipulated, and that human-alien hybrids walk among us. Could this be true? Hmmmm … 

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NASA’s 3D-printed Moon/Mars base plans are in.

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NASA’s 3D-printed Moon/Mars base plans are in.

NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is a competition to create 3d-printed bases for the Moon, Mars and beyond using resources available off-world. April 2019 will see a $2 million prize purse go to the team best able to autonomously construct a habitat in a head-to-head habitat print run in April 2019. The challenge is managed through […]

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Fear the Walking Dead (season five trailer).

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Fear the Walking Dead (season five trailer).

Fear the Walking Dead is back on June 2nd 2019 with their 5th season for some more West Coast zombie apocalypse action. It looks – from the trailer – like Dwight is crossing over from the mother-ship TV series.

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The Dead Don’t Die (trailer: zombie comedy movie).

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The Dead Don’t Die (trailer: zombie comedy movie).

It seems zombies really don’t die – at least, these movies keep on coming-and-coming … The Dead Don’t Die is another new zombie horror comedy flick, where three rather rubbish U.S. small-town cops and an odd Scottish morgue worker must defeat the undead. Bill Murray and Adam Driver play two of the outnumbered cops with […]

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