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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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Captive State (alien invasion film: second trailer).

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Captive State (alien invasion film: second trailer).

Set in a Chicago neighbourhood a decade after an invasion and occupation of Earth by an advanced alien race, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict – the alien collaborators, as well as the dissidents and resistance.

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Stan Lee: December 1922 – November 2018. Nuff said?

November 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stan Lee: December 1922 – November 2018. Nuff said?

So, a titan passes. Stan Lee is no more. In collaboration with various comic-book artists — notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko — Stan created a wide variety of stunning fictional superhero characters including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, and characters such as Ant-Man, Iron Man, and […]

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Ophelia (movie trailer with added Daisy Ridley).

November 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ophelia (movie trailer with added Daisy Ridley).

Daisy Ridley stars as Ophelia, in the movie Ophelia, a Games of Throne-like re-imagining of Hamlet, told from the main female character’s perspective. Clive Owen also stars, as does Naomi Watts. Looks interesting, at any rate.

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Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

November 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

Here’s an interesting looking steampunk game – Volcanoids, where you play a pilot of a drill-ship (think the mole-tanks from Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels). You have to explore and mine your way to glory on a mysterious island run by some nutter with an army of killer steammen robots. The drill-ship itself looks very nice with […]

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Three new anime are coming to Netflix: Cagaster of an Insect Cage, Yasuke, and Trese.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three new anime are coming to Netflix: Cagaster of an Insect Cage, Yasuke, and Trese.

Cagaster of an Insect Cage is set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious disease “Cagaster” turns people into giant murderous insects, this manga-based series follows the struggle of a young couple to stay alive. Directed By Koichi Chigira (Last Exile, Full Metal Panic!). The animation studio for this is Gonzo (Hellsing, Afro Samurai). Yasuke starts […]

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Altered Carbon anime coming soon to Netflix.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon anime coming soon to Netflix.

You thought that Altered Carbon was over? Not so, dear viewer, for Netflix has a new anime feature movie in the works, set in the same universe as their live-action sci-fi series (of which a second season is in also production from Skydance Television). Well, that’s a nice Xmas present for author Richard K. Morgan who write […]

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Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

Pacific Rim is returning to the battle of Kaiju and Jaegers, this time as an original anime series on Netflix which will expand upon the story of the first two live action movies and follow two siblings – an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister – who are forced to pilot an abandoned […]

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Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

November 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

The Watch, based on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, is to become an 8 episode (each 60-minutes long) TV series, produced by the BBC. This comedy thriller centres on Terry Pratchett’s misfit cops as they fight to save a ramshackle city of normalised wrongness. The Watch features many Discworld creations including City Watch Captain Sam Vimes, […]

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Science fiction novelist Jeremy Szal signs with Gollancz.

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Science fiction novelist Jeremy Szal signs with Gollancz.

Agent to the stars, John Jarrold, has concluded a three-book World Rights deal for Australian debut science fiction novelist Jeremy Szal with Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz. The first book is Stormblood: Vakov Fukasawa used to be a Reaper, a bio-enhanced soldier fighting for the intergalactic governing body of Harmony against a brutal invading […]

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Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

Andrew sent in word that after many months of gluing and painting, his Star Wars Star Destroyer costume was finished just in time for his kid’s Halloween. It comes equipped with a speaker to blare out the Imperial March, if it wasn’t cool enough already.

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