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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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Attack on Titan season 3 second half: trailer.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Attack on Titan season 3 second half: trailer.

That Attack on Titan fantasy-SF anime sure is some weird s%$^, with the surviving remnants of humanity holed up in a fallen-tech city-state and besieged by massive mutant things called – rather appropriately – Titans. Well the second part of the 3rd season is now upon us and out via, what, Netflix, I think – or maybe […]

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Shaft (2019) (Reboot with Samuel L. Jackson).

February 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shaft (2019) (Reboot with Samuel L. Jackson).

Here’s the trailer for the Shaft movie reboot with Samuel L. Jackson inhabiting the titular role he was surely born to play. This one reminds me of Life on Mars and its sequel, Ashes to Ashes, in that the very un-PC and unreconstructed Shaft (think Gene Hunt) is paired with his FBI agent son (think […]

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Earth – burn, baby, burn, as global warming heats up.

February 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Earth – burn, baby, burn, as global warming heats up.

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Global temperatures in 2018 were 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit (0.83 degrees Celsius) warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean, according to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New […]

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Avengers Endgame (second trailer).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avengers Endgame (second trailer).

Here’s the 2nd trailer for the Avengers Endgame film, in which a rather diminished in quantity Avengers team has to duff-up Thanos and work out how to restore the dead 50% of the universe’s population murdered by the big old alien psycho. Heck, has nobody thought to call Adam Warlock?

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Us (horror movie trailer).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Us (horror movie trailer).

Director Jordan Peele brings us some scary horror movie action in the form of Us, when a US Californian family are haunted by creepy evil versions of their own family. The family in question are Lupita Nyong as Adelaide Wilson, a mum returning to her childhood home with hubby Gabe (Black Panther’s Winston Duke), and […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 trailer.

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 3 trailer.

The future is no sack of shits and giggles in the Season 3 trailer for the TV adaption of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. This trailer is currently at over ten million views – so, America’s Watching, citizen. Watching, you. Under his eye. We truly hope you are found without … sin!

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Captain Marvel (TV spot trailer).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Captain Marvel (TV spot trailer).

Here’s a short trailer for the forthcoming Captain Marvel movie set in the 1990s before all the big game superheroes in the Marvel Universe started getting trotted out for their movies. Will we get some insights into how Thanos is to be beaten in the Infinity Wars future? Well, she did get paged by Nick Fury! […]

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Alita: Battle Angel (new trailer).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alita: Battle Angel (new trailer).

Here’s another trailer for the live action Alita Battle Angel film put together by Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron. Hollywood seems to be littered with the bones of anime cartoons made into live action flicks that then bombed and died. Will Alita Battle Angel break this terrible and seemingly intractable curse? Time will tell-eth!

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The Twilight Zone 2019 (teaser trailer).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Twilight Zone 2019 (teaser trailer).

Here’s the teaser trailer for the ten episode reboot of the Twilight Zone TV series – for the kids amongst you, this is from Rod Serling’s seminal 1959 TV series of scifi/horror-ish video-format short stories with a shock or two in their tail. It’ll hit your small screens on April 1st 2019 on CBS’s subscription […]

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Wandering Earth: Liu Cixin inspires China’s first major scifi movie.

February 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wandering Earth: Liu Cixin inspires China’s first major scifi movie.

Chinese science fiction author Liu Cixin’s work (a short story) has – Arthur C. Clarke-style – booted up China’s first native major big budget science fiction movie, Wandering Earth, set in an ecologically ravaged future Earth where it’s easier to live in space than on the surface … and that’s before Jupiter and Earth are […]

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