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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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Star Trek Picard interviews: Michelle Hurd (video).

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard interviews: Michelle Hurd (video).

Michelle Hurd, who plays “Raffi” in Star Trek: Picard, is interviewed about her role as Picard’s former Starfleet first officer, one who struggles with substance abuse.

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Biohackers (Netflix science fiction TV series).

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Biohackers (Netflix science fiction TV series).

Biohackers is a new science fiction thriller TV series from Netflix arriving August 20th 2020. When “Mia” (Luna Wedler) begins her medical degree, she seems like any other student. But when she gains the trust of the brilliant Professor Lorenz (Jessica Schwarz), it becomes apparent that she’s hiding a secret so big it could change […]

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CoNZealand’s programming now up (convention news).

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand’s programming now up (convention news).

The next world SF con, CoNZealand, has just published the programme guide for their virtual Worldcon. You can view it over at https://sites.grenadine.co/sites/conzealand/en/conzealand/schedule CoNZealand’s Kelly Buehler and Norman Cates told SFcrowsnest, “We’re pleased to unveil the initial programme and invite members to take a look and start working out which sessions to attend. With more […]

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Disappearing stars & cosmic voids: The Fermi Paradox at work? (science documentary)

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Disappearing stars & cosmic voids: The Fermi Paradox at work? (science documentary)

If the Universe is inhabited by older alien civilizations, those who have ventured out to the stars and colonised galaxies, we would expect to see a footprint of extraterrestrial activity. Could the many stars whose brightness has dimmed be indicative of Dyson Spheres or other megastructures? Could the Cosmic Voids vastly bigger than any galaxy […]

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Stray (short scifi movie).

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Stray (short scifi movie).

Stray is a short science fiction film by Nora Unkel, in which a virus eliminates all males. When a woman discovers something impossible, she risks the whole world’s destruction to protect it.

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Don’t Look Deeper (scifi TV series: trailer).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Don’t Look Deeper (scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s a new science fiction TV series, Don’t Look Deeper, appearing on the Quibi streaming service. A young high school student isn’t all she seems to be – the trouble is, she doesn’t know what she is herself.

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Sputnik (scifi movie: trailer).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sputnik (scifi movie: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the science fiction movie, Sputnik, a Russian production by Egor Abramenko which posits a historical Sputnik mission which meets something nasty in orbit and brings back something even nastier and alien to the Motherland. Hitting the cinemas on 14th August 2020. 

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Keanu Reeves comic-book with added Keanu Reeves (news).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Keanu Reeves comic-book with added Keanu Reeves (news).

Here’s something to look forward to, BOOM! Studios is publishing BRZRKR, a twelve-issue limited comic-book series written by Keanu Reeves and Matt Kindt, with art by Alessandro Vitti (Marvel’s Secret Warriors). It’s described as a brutally violent tale of an immortal warrior’s fight through the ages. The anti-hero bears a striking resemblance to Keanu Reeves […]

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Ramen face mask beats all but the fog (weird news).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ramen face mask beats all but the fog (weird news).

Japanese animator Shibata Takahiro has created a COVID defender face mask that resembles a bowl of ramen – realistic right down to the fog of steam from the boiling noodles. Why? BECAUSE HE COULD!!! 眼鏡の人専用マスクをつくりました。 眼鏡が曇るほど、ラーメンが熱々にみえます。 使いにくさ、この上なし。 pic.twitter.com/rSV0tmlleA — しばたたかひろ | Takahiro SHIBATA (@iine_piroshiki) July 13, 2020

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Super gaming PC build by Superman (video).

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Super gaming PC build by Superman (video).

Do you want to watch a super gaming PC build by Superman? Then in this video, super-duper actor Henry Cavill sets aside his cape and home-builds his own gaming PC for your pleasure.   View this post on Instagram   This kind of material isn’t for everyone….viewer discretion is advised. You may see a lot […]

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