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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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Alien Covenant: how androids are made.

March 11, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Alien Covenant: how androids are made.

The Alien Covenant movie is coming so here’s a little advert on getting your very own Walter synthetic, the next-gen version of the David A.I. from the last Alien flick, Prometheus. Hey, they all look like Michael Fassbender to me.

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Seoul Station (trailer).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seoul Station (trailer).

Directed by Yeon Sang-ho who also directed Train to Busan, Seoul Station is a new animated prequel to the zombie horror anime. In cinemas from Friday 17th March, including: Picturehouse Hackney – Fri 17th – 8pm. Pictureville Bradford – Sat 18th – 8pm. Southampton Harbour Lights – Sat 18th – 8pm. DOY Brighton – Sat […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Friday 10th March 2017).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Friday 10th March 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest. Anime roundup 3/9/2017: Paranoia Doesn’t Still Mean They Aren’t Out To Get You. Colony: The Official Podcast Episode 9: Ally Walker talks Alpha females and weasel underlings. Logan: grim concept art hints at deleted scenes . Private […]

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Evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower).

March 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower).

There’s garden variety evil and then there’s the evil Thomas The Tank Engine robot (with flame thrower). It’s a standard remote control hexapod with extra “Thomas” as well as extra flame squirt! Bad, bad Thomas.

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Geostorm movie trailer (weather gets evil).

March 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Geostorm movie trailer (weather gets evil).

In the scifi film Geostorm, attempts to create a weather control system – a conceit I think I first saw in Mega City One, if you discount Rupert the Bear – goes wrong after the satellite control system gets blasted. This one is from the Independence Day crew and it kind of shows … substitute aliens […]

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Star Trek ships: all the sizes in this chart!

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek ships: all the sizes in this chart!

Do you want to know how long the classic Enterprise is compared to say a Klingon Bird of Prey, or one of the later Enterprise classes? Well, our chums at Meatball have produced an accurate chart that sizes all the ships from Star Trek – from the movies to the various TV series. It’s a […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Tuesday 7th March 2017).

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Tuesday 7th March 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest. Stephen King Saw the New ‘IT’ Movie; Here’s His Opinion. Scientists moving ahead with research to resurrect the dead with stem cells. ‘Jeepers Creepers 3’ Petition Calls For Boycott of the Salva Movie. Original Mondasian Cybermen return […]

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Alien Covenant: new trailer.

March 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Alien Covenant: new trailer.

Here’s another trailer for the next film in the Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing […]

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Take me to the moon, Mr Musk.

February 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Take me to the moon, Mr Musk.

Private space exploration company SpaceX – owned by real life Tony Stark-like genius Elon Musk – is going back to the moon with a manned mission! Well, around the moon – not sure they’re landing this time. SpaceX told us, “We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 27th February 2017).

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 27th February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest. Storm Chasers Unite to Give Bill Paxton an Epic Tribute. Tiny Wonder Woman Wows With Her Balloon Invisible Jet. Internet Reacts To Suicide Squad’s Oscar Win. Suicide Squad Wins An Academy Award For Best Makeup & Hair […]

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