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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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Wheel of Time rolls on for Amazon Studios (TV news).

December 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wheel of Time rolls on for Amazon Studios (TV news).

Amazon Studios’ TV production of the Wheel of Time fantasy books has cast four new actors for the roles of Thom Merrilin, Loial, Padan Fain, and Logain. Johann! He was actually the very first shot of the show, riding his cart into the Two Rivers. And the way he stepped off that cart and took […]

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NASA’s Parker solar probe gets sizzling hot (science news).

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NASA’s Parker solar probe gets sizzling hot (science news).

The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form and behave throughout the universe – all thanks to NASA’s Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is enduring scorching temperatures to gather data, which are being shared for the first time in four new papers that illuminate previously unknown […]

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Baby Yoda? Print your own! (Star Wars news).

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Baby Yoda? Print your own! (Star Wars news).

While a slew of official Baby Yoda toys are on their way shortly, fans of The Mandalorian‘s green wunderkind who can’t wait can now use a 3D printer to print their own Baby Yoda out. Modder Christopher Frieze has posted a free download file which he suggests you print, paint, and mount on top of […]

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Planet of the Apes coming back for one more movie (film news).

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Planet of the Apes coming back for one more movie (film news).

Fox has hired Wes Ball, the brains behind the Maze Runner movies, to direct a new Planet of the Apes flick, carrying on the franchise for the film where the human space crew return to a very changed Earth after the Mute Plague has reduced mankind’s civilisation to some hairy-arsed savages living Bronze-age stylee. And […]

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Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana passes aged 80 (news).

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Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana passes aged 80 (news).

Science fiction writer Dorothy Catherine Fontana has sadly passed away aged 80 – she was best known for her work on the original Star Trek franchise. Dorothy also worked on Genesis II and story editor on Star Trek The Animated Series, and later Logan’s Run, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Buck Rogers in the […]

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Mulan (fantasy live-action film remake: trailer).

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Mulan (fantasy live-action film remake: trailer).

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father from evil invaders advised by a sorceress and witch. This is the live-action feature film based on Disney’s classic animated ‘Mulan’ flick.

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Welcome to the Galactic Community (speculative mini-documentary video).

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Welcome to the Galactic Community (speculative mini-documentary video).

We often wonder how we might first meet extraterrestrials, muses Isaac Arthur in this speculative mini-documentary video, picturing flying saucers and UFOs landing and aliens emerging asking to be taken to our leader. But joining the galactic community might be a very strange experience, indeed!

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Lost in Space second season (Netflix scifi TV trailer).

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Lost in Space second season (Netflix scifi TV trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the second season of the Netflix scifi series, Lost in Space. This time around, the robot is lost as well as the humans! After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fight against all odds to survive and escape, but they’re surrounded by hidden dangers. 

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No Time To Die (James Bond spy-fy movie trailer).

December 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
No Time To Die (James Bond spy-fy movie trailer).

In the new spy-fy flick No Time To Die, James Bond has departed from the dangerous fields of active service and is enjoying a tranquil retirement in Jamaica (maybe his liver is still in danger from all that rum). His peace is short-lived, however, when his old chum CIA boss Felix Leiter CIA turns up […]

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Marvel’s Black Widow (superhero movie: first trailer).

December 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Black Widow (superhero movie: first trailer).

The Black Widow is going back to Russia for a reunion with her family in the much anticipated Black Widow film from Marvel Studios – and hey, her dad looks a lot like that Deputy bloke from Stranger Things. Just don’t tell her that she dies in the future, sob! Arriving in the cinema on […]

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