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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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The Circle (near-future thriller movie trailer).

December 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Circle (near-future thriller movie trailer).

Having Emma Watson withdrawal symptoms? Then feast your eyes on the first trailer for The Circle movie. This film is based on the David Eggers scifi novel where a FaceBook-like social network wants to make people’s lives totally transparent and utterly online. But where does radical transparency and an absolute surveillance state begin to blur into each […]

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Legion (another trailer).

December 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Legion (another trailer).

Here’s yet another trailer for the Marvel X-men spin-off TV series, Legion. Looks odd. Looks good. Can’t wait.

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Transformers: The Last Knight (first teaser trailer).

December 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Transformers: The Last Knight (first teaser trailer).

You can’t keep a good transforming robot down, or maybe you can. In the new film, you’ll find a direct sequel to 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. The movie is directed by Michael Bay, with Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci reprising their roles from Age of Extinction, alongside Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, and John Turturro […]

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Quantum computer breakthrough.

December 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Quantum computer breakthrough.

Scientists at the University of Sussex have invented a ground-breaking new method that puts the construction of large-scale quantum computers within reach of current technology. Quantum computers could solve certain problems – that would take the fastest supercomputer millions of years to calculate – in just a few milliseconds. They have the potential to create […]

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Spectral trailer (World War S?).

December 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Spectral trailer (World War S?).

Swap zombies for ghosts in the film (or books) from World War Z and you have the elevator pitch of the new TV series coming up from Netflix, Spectral. Maybe stir in a little Ghostbusters, too. The official pitch PR release, more prosaically describes Spectral as “When an otherworldly force wreaks havoc on a war-torn European […]

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The Mummy (trailer for new movie: and she’s a mummy).

December 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Mummy (trailer for new movie: and she’s a mummy).

The ever ubiquitous Tom Cruise gets to do his action-hero shtick against the evil Egyptian undead. There goes the British Museum. But is Tom’s hero more than a little undead himself? Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek Beyond) […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 – full trailer.

December 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 – full trailer.

Here’s the first full trailer for the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 movie – coming to UK cinemas April 28th 2017. Don’t press the death button, Baby Groot, just don’t do it! Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is directed by James Gunn and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel […]

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Dune – new movie in the offing. The spice (and money) must flow?

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dune – new movie in the offing. The spice (and money) must flow?

Movie studio Legendary Entertainment and the Frank Herbert estate have just reached an agreement giving Legendary the film and television motion picture rights to the Dune series of science fiction novels. The agreement inks the development and production of new film and television projects for a global audience. The projects will be produced by Thomas […]

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Lone Wolf author Joe Dever dies, turn to page 56 for very sad funeral.

November 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lone Wolf author Joe Dever dies, turn to page 56 for very sad funeral.

Joe Dever’s local newspaper, the East London and West Sussex Guardian, is reporting that author Joe – creator of the Lone Wolf series of gaming adventure books (let’s call it a craze, it was a craze), has passed away age 60 after unexpected bile duct surgery caused him to cancel on a SFF and gaming convention […]

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Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 sneak peek.

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 sneak peek.

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming our way in terms of the Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 – looks like Doctor Who meets the Marvel Universe!

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