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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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Robin Hood (2018) (trailer for the upcoming Taron Egerton version).

May 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Robin Hood (2018) (trailer for the upcoming Taron Egerton version).

The Kingsman hero, aka actor Taron Egerton, is back in a new Robin Hood film – this time with a Zorro-like twist of secret identities and some kick-ass action with lots of dives, flinging more arrows than Hawkeye. Here’s that official blurb: Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander (Jamie […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees announced for 2018.

May 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees announced for 2018.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature have just announced their 32nd annual shortlist for 2018, which include: Sea of Rust — C. Robert Cargill (Gollancz). Dreams Before the Start of Time — Anne Charnock (47North). American War — Omar El Akkad (Picador). Spaceman of Bohemia — Jaroslav Kalfař (Sceptre). Gather the Daughters — Jennie Melamed (Tinder Press). Borne — Jeff VanderMeer (4th Estate). Award […]

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Cloak & Dagger (second trailer).

May 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cloak & Dagger (second trailer).

Another trailer for the Cloak & Dagger TV series, arriving June 7th 2018 (on Disney’s new-ish young adult television and streaming network, Freeform). It’s the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are […]

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Ant-Man and The Wasp (second trailer).

May 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ant-Man and The Wasp (second trailer).

Ant-Man and The Wasp have to take on a female thief who has stolen some of Pim’s quantum realm tech and is making evil merry with it, in the Ant-Man and The Wasp film. Real heroes. Not actual size. In cinemas on July 6th 2018. 

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Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

You have to love SoftBank’s Asratec robotics arm, along with Japan’s Brave Robotics Company, they’ve teamed up with amusement park tech specialist J-deite Ride to develop a prototype of something I’d pay a Dollar to ride – a real Transformers-style robot you can actually sit inside and have some fun with. J-deite RIDE is a new 4-meter tall robot […]

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Star Trek Discovery second season feature.

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery second season feature.

Here’s a little behind the scenes and front-of-house feature on all the Trek-related goodies we’re due when Star Trek Discovery‘s season two arrives via our streaming boohikies.

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Kin (scifi movie trailer).

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kin (scifi movie trailer).

Kin‘s a SF movie set in the current day about a young teenager in a dodgy urban environment with a criminal low-life family who finds a mysterious alien weapon (well, either alien or left by time travellers – jury is still out), and proceeds to use it to right a few wrongs. This one stars […]

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Star Wars Resistance: can you feel it?

April 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Resistance: can you feel it?

Another animated helping of Star Wars is on the way with Star Wars Resistance, the tale of young Republic fighter ace Kazuda Xiono and his battles against the growing threat of the First Order. Star Wars Resistance will appear on Disney Channel and Disney XD in the Autumn of 2018, and comes to you via […]

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Avengers? It’s the Marvel Bunch, stupid.

April 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Avengers? It’s the Marvel Bunch, stupid.

What better way to celebrate the opening of Avengers Infinity War than having the cast give their musical take on the Brady Bunch intro. Yes, prepare yourself for the Marvel Bunch! 

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The Rain (Netflix trailer).

April 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Rain (Netflix trailer).

Another trailer for The Rain from Netflix, in which a brutal rain-borne virus wipes out most of the population, and two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. Looks like some worthy YA-style post apocalyptic guff. Streaming May 4th 2018 and ineligible for totally nothing on the awards front. Oh well.

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