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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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Cats (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

January 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cats (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

So, how much psychotherapy did Robbie Collin need after viewing the fantasy musical freakshow that is Cats, and did it finally roll him to his end inside the uncanny valley? Maybe!

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Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

January 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

So, what does the master of movies, Robbie Collin, make of the last film in the original Star Wars series (well, at least, until the next one)? Watch this review to find out how Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker plays out!

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A Quiet Place II (scifi horror movie: trailer).

January 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Quiet Place II (scifi horror movie: trailer).

This is the trailer for the sequel to the sci-fi horror movie, A Quiet Place; and to be honest, I’ve never heard of the first film – it must have slipped by, very, err, quietly. A Quiet Place Part Two features the last vestiges of humanity seeking to survive in a world over-run by super-predators […]

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Star Trek Picard (TV series: new trailer).

December 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard (TV series: new trailer).

The bald Brit is back, pretending to be everyone’s favourite sexy French star-ship captain – but this time he’s running rogue as a disgraceful retiree. Oh well, it had to happen – here’s to Star Trek Picard. Star Trek Picard hits the small screen on January 23rd 2020 in the USA on CBS All Access […]

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Syd Mead, legendary science fiction illustrator, passes away (news).

December 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Syd Mead, legendary science fiction illustrator, passes away (news).

The legendary science fiction illustrator, film concept artist and industrial designer Syd Mead sadly has passed away of old age on December 30th 2019 in his home in Pasadena. Sydney Mead was probably best known for his ground-breaking designs for SF movies such as Blade Runner, Aliens, the first Star Trek film and Tron (he […]

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Yule Cat eats the naked (oddest Christmas myth).

December 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Yule Cat eats the naked (oddest Christmas myth).

There are some strange Xmas myths and then there are Christmas myths from Iceland – including that of Jólakötturinn, a fantastic super-predator who eats any child who fails to get a new pair of socks as Christmas. Jeez. We’re safe at our house, then. Granny always gets us socks for Crimble.

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The Rise of Skywalker (film review by the Critical Drinker).

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Rise of Skywalker (film review by the Critical Drinker).

The Critical Drinker pours himself a wee dram of the nectar of the heathers and settles down to spoil the shit out of the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker movie. If you haven’t seen the film, then you don’t want to listen to this review. If you have and you even mildly enjoyed it, then […]

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Picard (new trailer: Star Trek TV series).

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Picard (new trailer: Star Trek TV series).

Here’s the new trailer for Picard, the new Star Trek TV series featuring the STNG reboot with a retired Picard coming back for some freelance mayhem and saving some younglings in distress who might be Data’s daughters – and something about a Borg cube and Romulans (don’t ask). This arrives January 23rd 2020 on CBS […]

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Tenet (Christopher Nolan spyfy-time travel movie: trailer).

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tenet (Christopher Nolan spyfy-time travel movie: trailer).

A spy-fy movie, Tenet, with added time travel just to spice things up, from the dark mind of one Mr. Christopher Nolan and via Warner Movies. It looks rather odd – kind of like if Mission Impossible met Predestination. This flick stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, and Kenneth […]

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Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker: JJ Abrams interviewed.

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker: JJ Abrams interviewed.

Simon Mayo talks to JJ Abrams about finishing the Skywalker Saga with his latest movie, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.

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