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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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Star Trek Discovery: first trailer.

May 18, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Star Trek Discovery: first trailer.

And here’s the first trailer for the CBS TV series of Star Trek Discovery, including yet another new look for the klingons.

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Agent 327 (gets a hair-cut).

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Agent 327 (gets a hair-cut).

Here’s a rather amusing teaser trailer for a proposed full-length animated feature based on Dutch artist Martin Lodewijk’s classic comic-book series, Agent 327. Apparently, the dudes at Blender Animation Studio are currently developing the story and looking for funding to bring this comedy animated spy-fy film into full fruition. Good luck, peeps.

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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series coming to the UK via Channel 4.

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Handmaid’s Tale TV series coming to the UK via Channel 4.

Channel 4 has just acquired US sci-fi series The Handmaid’s Tale from MGM Television – that’s the one starring Elisabeth Moss and Joseph Fiennes. The series also stars Samira Wiley, Max Minghella, Yvonne Strahovski, O-T Fagbenle, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer and Ann Dowd. It will air on Channel 4 later this month (May 2107). Based […]

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Captain Nemo’s Nautilus restaurant. Eat the steampunk!

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Captain Nemo’s Nautilus restaurant. Eat the steampunk!

If you’re heading to Germany for your holidays and you’re a steampunk fan, then you could do worse than stay at the U-Boat Hotel and dine at their Captain Nemo-themed Nautilus restaurant. Not sure why this bad boy opened in Germany rather than say, Paris – Jules Verne certainly won’t be happy. Mon Dieu! But if you […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

Here’s the final trailer for the War for the Planet of the Apes movie. Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict in the post-plague world with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest […]

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Tidelands: where evil mermaids rule (new Netflix horror).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tidelands: where evil mermaids rule (new Netflix horror).

Netflix is creating a new horror TV series called Tidelands, billed as a supernatural crime drama (shooting will start in Queensland, Australia in 2018). The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes ashore, she must uncover the […]

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The Orville (new scifi comedy TV: Galaxyquest-style).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Orville (new scifi comedy TV: Galaxyquest-style).

Here’s the new Fox comedy space opera TV series which rips the urine out of Star Trek even more than Galaxyquest did – but does it do it with the same degree of style? We shall see! There’s a Planetary Union, some very familiar shiny ships (and the bad aliens’ quite familiar green ones), and there’s […]

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The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

Marvel’s X-men young teen mutant spin-off treads early Logan territory, in a world where being a mutant lands you floating in a lab tank with your powers neutralised. Who wants that? Not this mutant teen brother and sister who must go on the run with their family – including an ex-mutant hunter dad. Purge them all, […]

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Alien Covenant – with extra real rover.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alien Covenant – with extra real rover.

The Moonrover Audi Lunar Quattro celebrates its film debut in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi movie Alien Covenant this week, ahead of its impending mission to the Moon next year. The Audi lunar Quattro has been developed in cooperation with Berlin-based start-up Part-Time Scientists. Over the past two years, the automobile manufacturer has worked with a team […]

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Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

Judge Dredd, that Dirty Harry of the urban post-nuked Future, will soon be arriving on your TV. Oh happy day, you comic-book perps. I suspect it’s a good sign that they’ve named the TV series to include the actual city name, as in so many ways, the city and Mega-City society is the real star […]

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