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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 Discovery: meet young Hipster Spock (trailer).

October 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery: meet young Hipster Spock (trailer).

Want to see what the young hipster Spock looks like in the new Star Trek Discovery trailer? Then watch it, Cadet, watch it! 

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Mortal Engines (brilliant new trailer).

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mortal Engines (brilliant new trailer).

Another great-looking trailer for the steampunkish Mortal Engines movie, based on the fine book by Philip Reeve, and brought to life by Peter Jackson and the Weta Workshop crew. Hundreds of years after civilisation was destroyed by a nuclear war, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can […]

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Good Omens (Amazon Prime TV series: trailer).

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Good Omens (Amazon Prime TV series: trailer).

Coming to Prime Video in 2019 as a TV series and based on the fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens follows the story of Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, who have formed an unlikely friendship spanning 6,000 years and have grown fond of life on earth. However, the end […]

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American Gods: worship the second season? (trailer).

October 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
American Gods: worship the second season? (trailer).

There’s a war brewing between the old gods and the new in the second series of the TV adaption of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, with China Miéville-lookalike actor Ricky Whittle still playing the lead role. Series 1 was on Amazon Prime, so I’m presuming this one will be slapping down on the Zon, too, in […]

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The Mandalorian (meet the first Star Wars live-action TV series).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (meet the first Star Wars live-action TV series).

What’s it going to take to get you to dig into your pockets and spring for yet another streaming subscription service? How about the first big budget Star Wars live-action TV series – The Mandalorian – a Spaghetti Western-feel series where Jon Favreau hopes to seduce you into reaching in to your pockets for Disney […]

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Harley Quinn (trailer: animated new TV series).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Harley Quinn (trailer: animated new TV series).

Actress Kaley Cuoco (of Big Bang fame: yay, for the geek-out) stars as the voice of Gotham’s criminal queenpin, Harley Quinn, in the new animated series for the DC Universe digital subscription service … also, Harley Quinn. Looks like DC are counting on the Batverse to bring bums onto those subscription seats. Is there anyone […]

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Origin (Youtube’s big premium SF series).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Origin (Youtube’s big premium SF series).

From Lost‘s producers, here’s Youtube’s first tickle for their new premium subscription service, Origin, an original science fiction series following a group of would-be colonists escaping a dying Earth as they wake up from hypersleep on board their damaged colony starship, seemingly abandoned en route in deep space. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, […]

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Daredevil (3rd season trailer on Netflix).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Daredevil (3rd season trailer on Netflix).

Missing for months, Matt Murdock (actor Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man after Electra’s death, putting into question Matt’s future as both superhero Daredevil and blind lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when DD’s deadly enemy Wilson Fisk (actor Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt has to choose between hiding from the world, or embracing his […]

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Alita: Battle Angel (trailer).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alita: Battle Angel (trailer).

The live-action version of Alita: Battle Angel is heading our way thanks to movie makers James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez. An unusual choice for Cameron’s attention, but it looks like an interesting blend of live action and CGI.

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Moon discovered in another solar system (yes: it’s the first exomoon).

October 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Moon discovered in another solar system (yes: it’s the first exomoon).

Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalising evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. This moon candidate, which is 8,000 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation, orbits a gas-giant planet that, in turn, orbits a star called Kepler-1625. Researchers […]

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