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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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Manifest (TV trailer).

May 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Manifest (TV trailer).

Here’s a trailer for NBC’s new science fiction TV series, Manifest, which puts us in mind of those old series The 100 with a bit of Flash Forward added for good, or bad, measure. Montego Air Flight 828 lands after a turbulent flight, but its American crew and passengers find that during the two hours […]

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Mission Impossible Fallout (3rd trailer).

May 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mission Impossible Fallout (3rd trailer).

What, a 3rd trailer for the Mission Impossible Fallout film? It only seems like the 2nd movie trailer was just out. Well, this one rocks the Superman actor Henry Cavill channelling his inner Evil Magnum P.I.-look as a CIA assassin sent to help Ethan Hunt get his spy-game on. What could possibly go wrong? 

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Bleeding Steel (scifi movie trailer).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bleeding Steel (scifi movie trailer).

Here’s some Jackie Chan action SF movie that looks so full of cheese it has to be made mainly for the Chinese market. It’s called Bleeding Steel. Jackie’s a cop who has to hunt down a rogue superhuman cyborg created by the evil military. It kind of looks like someone took the bad off-cuts of […]

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AXL (YA scifi movie trailer).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
AXL (YA scifi movie trailer).

In what looks like a modern updating of the film Short Circuit, here’s Axl, where a rebellious teen bonds with a dog-like escaped military robot and then has to go on the run when the evil corporation that designed it wants their steel killing machine back. Sounds reasonable to me! Hitting the cinemas 10th August […]

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The Rookie (TV trailer with added Nathan Fillion).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Rookie (TV trailer with added Nathan Fillion).

So, what happened to Nathan Fillion’s character in Castle after the series wrap-up? Well, maybe, after a life-altering incident, he becomes an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with scepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can’t keep up with the young cops and the […]

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Magnum P.I. (trailer: reboot).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Magnum P.I. (trailer: reboot).

Here’s the first trailer for CBS’s reboot of the 80s detective TV series, Magnum P.I., starring Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, puts his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii. This one has a female Higgins – a lot sexier than the […]

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Deadpool 2 (interview).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Deadpool 2 (interview).

Deadpool 2 arrived in UK cinemas this week and in a new interview with the leather clad anti-hero, we learn about the eventful Deadpool journey from inception through to the “expansive two movie universe” it’s become.

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Mission Impossible Fallout (2nd trailer).

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mission Impossible Fallout (2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for some intense mission-based spy-fi in Mission Impossible Fallout, starring SF author Stephen Hunt’s cousin, Ethan, in another spy based save-the-world type thing.

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Life on Europa? Chances tick up with new evidence in Europa’s plumes.

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Life on Europa? Chances tick up with new evidence in Europa’s plumes.

Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter’s moon Europa has the ingredients to support life. The data provide independent evidence that the moon’s subsurface liquid water reservoir may be venting plumes of water vapor above its icy shell. Data collected by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft in […]

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Mars loves helicopters, true.

May 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mars loves helicopters, true.

NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars, how cool is that? The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet. “NASA has a proud history of firsts,” said […]

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