Author Archive: ColonelFrog
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).
Two NASA missions are providing new details about icy, ocean-bearing moons of Jupiter and Saturn, further heightening the scientific interest of these and other “ocean worlds” in our solar system and beyond. The findings are presented in papers published Thursday by researchers with NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn and Hubble Space Telescope. In the papers, […]
Here’s the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, the fan-made classic Trek continuation series. Episode 8 is entitled Still Treads the Shadow. The Enterprise discovers a lost starship … with an unlikely passenger.
Here’s the trailer for the Thor Ragnarok movie. After the events we saw in the Avengers Age of Ultron movie, Thor is kidnapped and held captive on the alien world of Sakaar minus his hammer (destroyed? Say it’s not true). Here, Thor must face a gladiatorial battle against his old friend and fellow Avenger — the Hulk […]
100 Year Starship has named the finalists in the 2016-17 Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing. An independent body, 100YSS was started in 2012 with seed-funding through a DARPA grant to foster the innovation, technology and social advances needed for human interstellar travel beyond our solar system. Winners will be announced at the 100YSS Nexus on […]
The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate fans’ pick in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by Worldcon members. The 2017 Hugos will be presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11th August 2017. The finalists are: Best Novel. All the Birds in the Sky, […]
Blimey, diamond geezer Guy Ritchie has created an epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” Starring Charlie Hunnam as ‘is ‘ighness, the film is a cockney take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s […]
Justin Bieber is to star as Luke Skywalker in the newly announced Disney Broadway musical version of Star Wars. “The highly talented Canadian singer and songwriter is the ideal choice,” announced the team behind the Lion King musical, who will be leading the theatre production, set to open on Broadway for the Christmas Season of […]