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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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Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

In the caper movie Finding Steve McQueen it’s 1972, a bunch of oafish crooks from Ohio plan to steal $30 million in illegal political funds and blackmail dosh from President Richard Nixon’s secure bank lock-box, including our titular hero of a thief who has changed his name to Steve McQueen to confuse the police and […]

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Dave Foley chats with Joe Rogan about UFOs.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dave Foley chats with Joe Rogan about UFOs.

Interviewer Joe Rogan chats with Dave Foley about his UFO theories and why he thinks alien visitors are currently bouncing around our solar system.

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Alien DNA whisked up by NASA.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien DNA whisked up by NASA.

In a research breakthrough funded by NASA, scientists have synthesised a molecular system that, like DNA, can store and transmit information. This unprecedented feat suggests there could be an alternative to DNA-based life, as we know it on Earth – a genetic system for life that may be possible on other worlds. This new molecular […]

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Twilight Zone: full trailer for reboot.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Twilight Zone: full trailer for reboot.

Here’s the full trailer for the upcoming Twilight Zone reboot on the new CBS streaming service.

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2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
2018 Nebula Award finalists drop out of warp.

The nominees are in for for the 54th annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the […]

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The Wandering Earth scifi movie snapped up by Netflix.

February 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Wandering Earth scifi movie snapped up by Netflix.

Netflix tells us that Mandarin sci-fi film The Wandering Earth is to land on Netflix in the near future. The film is, of course, based on the novella of the same title by Liu Cixin, the first Asian novelist to win the Hugo Award for Science Fiction. The movie premiered in China, North America, Australia […]

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The Highwaymen (Netflix crime movie trailer with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson).

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Highwaymen (Netflix crime movie trailer with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson).

Director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) is bringing a new original historic crime movie, The Highwaymen, to Netflix on March 29th 2019. The Highwaymen traces the true story of the pair of wild cowboy law-men who finally brought down gangsters Bonnie and Clyde. When the full force of the FBI and the latest forensic […]

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Life on Mars gets Chinese adaption: how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin?

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Life on Mars gets Chinese adaption: how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin?

Life on Mars is getting an Chinese adaption. The BBC will be working with Phoenix Entertainment Group to create a local Mandarin adaptation. The deal marks BBC Studios’ first partnership with the Beijing-based production house. So, how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin? Or “Listen […]

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Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.

BBC Studios will be making a TV series out of the Runestaff fantasy novels by fantasy legend Michael Moorcock. The Runestaff saga consists of four books: The Jewel in the Skull, The Mad God’s Amulet, Sword of the Dawn, and The Runestaff. Michael Moorcock’s tale of a resistance force trying to bring down tyrannical rule […]

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Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

Royal Mail are pleasing fans of the Marvel comic-books with a new 15-stamp set illustrating various capes from the comic books. The ten main stamps show Spider-Man; Hulk; Thor; Iron Man; Doctor Strange; Captain Marvel; Peggy Carter; Black Panther; Captain Britain and Union Jack. A further five stamps are part of an exclusive short comic […]

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