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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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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

Here’s a trailer for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5, where the agents are “Not on Earth” anymore. Space-tastic!

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Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

Amazon just announced it’s acquired world television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. […]

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Counterpart (trailer for a new scifi TV series with a Fringe-like twist).

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Counterpart (trailer for a new scifi TV series with a Fringe-like twist).

A science fiction espionage thriller with a metaphysical Fringe-like twist, new TV series Counterpart tells the story of Howard Silk (actor J.K. Simmons), a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret, when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi meets Dark Luke.

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi meets Dark Luke.

There’s not much happiness in the life of old man Luke. Watch this new trailer for Star Wars The Last Jedi if you don’t believe us! Darkness rises… and light to meet it. Catch this latest flick in the cinema around December 15th 2017.

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Killer robot subs with nukes get real.

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Killer robot subs with nukes get real.

Lockheed Martin is to develop the U.S. Navy’s new programme of robot submarine, with Orca, the U.S. Navy’s Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV). This long-range full-sized autonomous submarine will perform a variety of missions, enabled by a reconfigurable payload bay which will field cruise missiles as well as other nuclear-tipped missiles. Key attributes of […]

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Justice League movie: bring the thunder (trailer).

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Justice League movie: bring the thunder (trailer).

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of meta-humans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the […]

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Bright: orcs in the hood (movie trailer).

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bright: orcs in the hood (movie trailer).

Another trailer for Bright, a new fantasy movie hitting Netflix 22nd December 2017, set in an alternate present-day urban Earth where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been co-existing since the beginning of time. Think Lord of the Rings meets The Wire. Bright is genre-bending action movie that follows two cops from very different backgrounds. […]

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Engage Ion drive, captain: NASA’s new subspace drive breaks all records!

October 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Engage Ion drive, captain: NASA’s new subspace drive breaks all records!

A super-advanced space drive (known as a Hall thruster) which is in the running to take humans to Mars has just broken all records for operating current, power and thrust for a device of its kind. Its development is being led by Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan professor of aerospace engineering and the Robert J. […]

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Who’s who in all new Who? Doctor Who cast revealed for 2018.

October 23, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Who’s who in all new Who? Doctor Who cast revealed for 2018.

So, who’s who in the new Who? When Jodie Whittaker takes over as the Thirteenth Doctor on the science fiction show in early 2018, she will also be saving the universe alongside a new regular cast. The new series will be a ten week run of fifty minute-long episodes in Autumn 2018, kicking off with […]

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Author Julian May dies (aged 86).

October 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Author Julian May dies (aged 86).

Author Julian May has sadly died of old age, SFcrowsnest discovered this morning. Julian wrote many cracking fantasy and science fiction works including the various Saga of Pliocene Exile books, the Galactic Milieu series, Boreal Moon, and her Rampart Worlds trilogy. She was first published in Astounding Science Fiction in the fifties and even met […]

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