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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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Classic Spock.

August 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Classic Spock.

Our chums over at Hollywood Collectibles are making with a 1:4 scale Spock from the classic Star Trek series to go along with their Kirk in the same range. It’ll be nineteen inches of Trek goodness at around $300 (I know, everything is meant to be free in the Federation, but…). It’s a 750 run […]

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Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica movie.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica movie.

In this video, Bryan Singer (of X-Men fame) chats to IGN about his plans for a big budget Battlestar Galactica movie, among other things. By the sounds of it, the film is going to be based on the original series, rather than the gritty reboot. Not sure what to think about that. Singer notes, “I […]

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Mag-pulse weapon downed Roswell UFO.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Mag-pulse weapon downed Roswell UFO.

There’s some interesting new information floating around concerning the 1947 Roswell UFO crash. This ‘new find’ originates from an interview that retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Richard French has given to the Huff Post. In it, the Lt. Col. says… “There were actually two crashes at Roswell, which most people don’t know. The first […]

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Grimm season two.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Grimm season two.

The second season of US TV series Grimm is shortly about to hit the screen, and to celebrate, they have released this trailer. If you like your urban fairy tales, well, grim (and dark), then this is definitively the NBC series for you. And even if it isn’t, it features the lovely Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, […]

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PS2 on a PC?

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
PS2 on a PC?

Another strike for the classics. In this case, PS2 emulation for a PC for all you old-time playstation fans who have been missing those great playstation games like Kingdom Hearts 2 – Final Mix, Silent Hill 3 and Okami. As well as a PC to run the emulation software, you will need an original Playstation […]

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Robo Sandcastle Builder.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Robo Sandcastle Builder.

While everyone may be familiar with Robocop, they might be less familiar with its arm-like cousin, Robo Sandcastle builder. Actually, the project is called Stone Spray, and was set up by three architects, Petr Novikov, Anna Kulik and Inder Shergill. Sandcastle competitions are big events in many places where there is sand and sun (most […]

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Happy landings.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Happy landings.

Our chums at NASA certainly know how to wow us. Not only have they landed the Curiosity rover on Mars without a hitch, they actually took a photo of it on its chute on the way down! The orbiter had a Mars-cam? Now that’s class. Or to put it in a less excited fan-type way, […]

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Just married or just assimilated?

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Just married or just assimilated?

Now to many of those with a sarcastic bent, getting hitched is a lot like getting assimilated by the Borg. But here’s a couple of Star Trek love (and loving) birds who decided to go that one step further with the metaphor and have actually designed a wedding cake in the share of a Borg […]

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Without Rancor?

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Without Rancor?

Those bods at the 501st Legion are some crafty people. Not content with rocking some awsome Star Wars costumes as a matter of course, they have now embarked on the epic feat of designing a real-size Racor beast for the upcoming Star Wars gig in Orlando. Looks real enough that you might need a light […]

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Doctor Who Xmas special 2012… with added Richard E Grant.

August 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Xmas special 2012… with added Richard E Grant.

Filming of 2012’s Doctor Who Christmas episode, written by Steven Moffat, starts this week with two new stars joining the show. Richard E Grant has starred in around eighty film and television series including Withnail And I, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Jack & Sarah, Gosford Park and The Iron Lady. Richard will be playing the special’s […]

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