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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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What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

June 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

There’s a whole universe of manga/anime figures available on the shelves of model and toy stores in Japan. And you know what, some lucky bugger has the job of designing and making them. In this case, a chap called Sho who works as a model sculptor at the Good Smile Company in the world’s geekiest area – […]

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Monster Hunter (a scifi-fantasy film, reviewed by Mark Kermode).

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Monster Hunter (a scifi-fantasy film, reviewed by Mark Kermode).

Our man of man movies, Mark Kermode, never gives up. He’s truly eager to watch scifi movie Monster Hunter by Paul W. S. Anderson, based on the Capcom video game with Anderson’s wife Milla Jovovich as the lead actor – a U.S. Army Ranger Captain, Natalie Artemis, who gets pulled into a portal to an […]

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In The Earth (horror movie reviewed by Mark Kermode).

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
In The Earth (horror movie reviewed by Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, is here to view the horror flick In The Earth – set in a world where a deadly virus has ravaged the world (yikes), and people are struggling to develop a cure or find ways to live with the virus. Martin Lowery is a scientist sent to work […]

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Settlers (scifi film: trailer).

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Settlers (scifi film: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Settlers, a science fiction film directed by Wyatt Rockefeller, due for release on July 23rd, 2021. On a remote homestead out on the Martian frontier, a refugee family from Earth is barely scratching a living, when raiders turn up trying to run them off their tiny farm.

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How I Became a Superhero (Netflix superhero film: trailer)

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
How I Became a Superhero (Netflix superhero film: trailer)

Netflix have a new superhero film about to drop, this one in French (so, subtitles on), called How I Became a Superhero – in a world where humans and superheroes co-exist, a lone wolf cop – is there any other kind? – teams up with a detective to dismantle a dark plot to extract superpowers.

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Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? (weird news video)

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? (weird news video)

Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? Well, maybe. It might sound like the beginning of Rendezvous With Rama, but some people have their suspicions.

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What will transport look like in the future? (science video)

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
What will transport look like in the future? (science video)

What will transport look like in the future? That’s the question that is answered in this week’s episode of the Click technology and science show. Watch it in full in this 30-minute-long video. 

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Loki TV series: episode 2, ‘The Variant’ (review).

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Loki TV series: episode 2, ‘The Variant’ (review).

Here’s the review of the second episode of the new Loki TV series from Marvel, as appearing on Disney Plus. Loki is feeling his feet with the TVA, and has to prove his worth to Agent Mobius by hunting a rogue Loki variant down – or is it him? Spoilers lie ahead – more spoilage than a crate full […]

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Star Trek: Picard teaser trailer for second season.

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Picard teaser trailer for second season.

Here’s the trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard – in which the time-line is broken and everyone ends up in an alternative reality. To fix it, some time travelling to the past is in order. John de Lancie is back as Q, of course. There’s also a better quality trailer over here […]

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The Tomorrow War (new Chris Pratt alien invasion movie on Amazon Prime: trailer).

June 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Tomorrow War (new Chris Pratt alien invasion movie on Amazon Prime: trailer).

Amazon Prime’s big new alien invasion movie with Chris Pratt, aka The Tomorrow War, gets a super-sized trailer with a decent look at the invading aliens – who seem to be rather organic and hungry for human flesh. Here’s the film’s official blurb: The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from […]

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