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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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Judge Dredd Mega-City One TV series: delays & production hell explained?

August 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Judge Dredd Mega-City One TV series: delays & production hell explained?

Since it was announced in May 2017, things have gone a little quiet for the much-anticipated Judge Dredd: Mega-City One TV series. So, what’s happening? Andre Einherjar has a few theories, but are they right … ? 

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Disney is worried the kids have abandoned Star Wars (news).

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Disney is worried the kids have abandoned Star Wars (news).

Are the kids now abandoning Star Wars? Disney’s financial results and their Star Wars franchise specifically is increasingly looking like a bad bet for the Mouse. Especially in the face of a run of very successful Marvel movies. Star Wars, only for your dad? I hope not. Otherwise it’ll end up like Star Trek as […]

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Why intelligent life could be hiding out there in the galaxy (and probably is) (science documentary).

August 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Why intelligent life could be hiding out there in the galaxy (and probably is) (science documentary).

Answering the question of are we alone has turned out to be a bit more difficult than was originally envisioned when SETI first began decades ago. At first it was a matter of looking for giant omni-directional beacons blasting out high energy messages, much like what we saw in the movie contact. But as we’ve […]

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Unmanned Terminator bicycle is coming for you (tech news).

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Unmanned Terminator bicycle is coming for you (tech news).

Here’s an interesting one – China has produced an unmanned bicycle which uses a Chinese Tianjic-made A.I. chip for some impressive real-time object detection, tracking, voice recognition, obstacle avoidance, and balance control. Well, when the robot revolution finally happens in 2210, you can now guarantee to be chased by crazed A.I. Boris Bikes down the […]

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The Addams Family (animated reboot trailer).

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The Addams Family (animated reboot trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the return of The Addams Family as an animated movie coming your creepy way this October 11th 2019. It has the voices of such luminaries as Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Snoop Dogg, and Bette Midler. Here’s the film’s official blurb: The Addams family’s lives begin to unravel when they face-off […]

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The Hunt (horror movie: watch the 1% hunt the working class).

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The Hunt (horror movie: watch the 1% hunt the working class).

Here’s an interesting looking action/horror/near-future film, The Hunt, which explores the premise that the global elite get their kicks from going on a human-hunting safari gunning for working class MAGA-types to get their rocks off. But their amateur Hunger Games is about to go to shit when one of the human prey, Crystal (played by […]

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Mary (horror movie trailer with added Gary Oldman).

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Mary (horror movie trailer with added Gary Oldman).

Here’s a rather scary horror movie in which Gary Oldman buys a sailing yacht, Mary, to take his family around the world, only to find it has a few extra passengers you really don’t want to have sailing along with you. Is the vessel’s name a nod to the ship the Mary Celeste, I wonder? […]

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Mr. Robot (season 4 trailer: Amazon Prime streamer).

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Mr. Robot (season 4 trailer: Amazon Prime streamer).

The final and fourth season of Mr. Robot is returning to Amazon Prime this Autumn (2019), and is probably the best reason to subscribe to Prime. In this trailer Joey Bada$$ looks back on where our crazy hacker kid, Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), came from and how he crashed the world economy. If this is […]

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Is Dungeons & Dragons good for you in real life?

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Is Dungeons & Dragons good for you in real life?

Can Dungeons & Dragons be the secret to your life success? It’s certainly back in the limelight now mainly thanks to streaming retro TV series like Stranger Things. In this video piece, Ethan Gilsdorf argues that our favourite fantasy role-playing game gives you powerful tools to combat the perils and challenges of reality. 

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Katee Sackhoff interviewed (video: August 2019).

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Katee Sackhoff interviewed (video: August 2019).

Actress Katee Sackhoff is interviewed by you, her fan base, and chats about her role in the new Netflix science fiction series, Another Life. This is the one where starship commander Niko Breckinridge leads her new crew on a first contact mission to find out who is behind an advanced crashed alien vessel which hits […]

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