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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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Xbox 360 steampunk game control.

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Xbox 360 steampunk game control.

Come on, admit it, who hasn’t wanted an Xbox 360 steampunk game control at some time or another? We certainly are guilty. It makes all those X-box games so more refined when you are sitting down and playing them in one’s gamepunk dressing gown or tweeds, what? Luckily, there’s a chap called Devlin over at […]

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Loopy for the Looper.

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Loopy for the Looper.

Here’s a behind the scenes video for the science fiction film Looper. This is a classic brain-throbbing time travel consequences movie with Bruce Willis being hunted by his younger self. Think Back to the Future crossed with 12 Monkeys, with added guns and attitude.

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Hobbity goodness.

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Hobbity goodness.

Peter Jackson has just released a whole slew of new cast photos from The Hobbit movie. Very nice. Of course, this one is going to be a hit – but I know a few die-hard LoTR fans (yes, you, Andy) who are not so chuffed about making a rather short novel like The Hobbit into […]

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The elfen swag of Middle Earth.

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The elfen swag of Middle Earth.

Warner are running a design competition for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey movie. They are requesting submissions of artworks in four different categories: Characters, Creatures, Weapons and Locations. Please note, the competition is only open to people 18+ living in the USA. Boo! Come on boys, give us Brits and Europeans a chance, too. The […]

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Goodbye Da Vinci Code, hello Zero Hour.

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Goodbye Da Vinci Code, hello Zero Hour.

Zero Hour, a new TV series, and the most fun since a certain whip-cracking hero went in search of a lost Ark. A hidden cult has hidden some terrible secrets inside a series of old clock mechanisms. The Nazis once did anything to get their hands on it, and came very close. Sadly for Hank […]

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The Doc’s in town.

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Doc’s in town.

No, the other Doc – the Doctor. Indeed, it’s time for some more BBC-led teasing for Saturday’s new series Doctor Who, pardner. The West is about get a lot wilder, and more wibbly-wobbly-westy, no doubt.

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First worlds discovered around Sun-like stars in a cluster.

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First worlds discovered around Sun-like stars in a cluster.

NASA-funded astronomers have, for the first time, spotted planets orbiting sun-like stars in a crowded cluster of stars. The findings offer the best evidence yet planets can sprout up in dense stellar environments. Although the newfound planets are not habitable, their skies would be starrier than what we see from Earth. The starry-skied planets are […]

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Kill him by ten in the AM or you’re dead too!

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Kill him by ten in the AM or you’re dead too!

And that about sums up this mafia old boys movie, Stand-up Guys, where Al Pacino is a mobster just released from jail after sixty years, and Christopher Walken is his best friend tasked with whacking him out. This movie ain’t sleeping with the fishes, but after TV series like the Wire, it’s certainly a return […]

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US Sub mutineers go seasteading.

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US Sub mutineers go seasteading.

Here comes an interesting-looking new near-future scifi series to TV, Last Resort. The crew of the U.S. Navy’s largest most advanced nuclear submarine, the USS Colorado, gets orders out of the blue to empty every nuke they carry on Pakistan. When the sub’s skipper, Captain Marcus Chaplin (actor Andre Braugher), asks for clarification of the […]

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More Skyfall Bondage.

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More Skyfall Bondage.

Skyfall is coming our way at the end of the month, so here’s a new poster for the latest James Bond film. After a mission in Turkey goes bad, James Bond is believed to be dead, and worse, his cover has blown on the internet (damn you, Wikileaks). When MI5 is attacked, Bond rescues M […]

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