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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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Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

Disney Chairman Bob Iger told the Nest that Pandora: The World of Avatar, an expansion for Disney’s Animal Kingdom inspired by science fiction movie Avatar, will be opening May 27th 2017. Bob also noted the new (as yet untitled) Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be opening in 2019. Created […]

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SS-GB first trailer (UK’s answer to The Man in the High Castle).

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
SS-GB first trailer (UK’s answer to The Man in the High Castle).

And here’s SS-GB first trailer, adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history science fiction novel, and starring Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth, SS-GB premieres on BBC One the end of this month (February 2017). Produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd and written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Spectre, Skyfall, Casino Royale), SS-GB is a […]

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Warhammer’s wry response to anti-fur charity … ?

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Warhammer’s wry response to anti-fur charity … ?

Animal charity PETA – the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – recently sent a letter to Games Workshop CEO Kevin Rountree asking that the fantasy and scifi miniatures firm ban “fur” garments from all its plastic Warhammer characters (and presumably the old metal/lead ones, too). PETA said, “From the mighty Leman Russ and […]

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Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, dies of cancer.

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, dies of cancer.

Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, has sadly passed away of pancreatic cancer at the too young age of 71. He later went on to play a dodgy labour organiser with ambitions of power as the rather evil Tom Zarek in the Galactica re-imagining. He started off as Michael Douglas’s replacement in the cop series […]

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

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Tuesday 7th February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Jennifer Tilly Teases Tiffany’s Return to ‘Cult of Chucky’ Movie. Everything We Know About Disney Parks’ STAR WARS-Themed Land. The Full Trailer for Samurai Jack Season Five Is Dark as Hell. New Marvel’s Iron […]

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Iron Fist (2nd big trailer for Marvel TV series).

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Iron Fist (2nd big trailer for Marvel TV series).

Fifteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Danny Rand (actor Finn Jones) mysteriously returns to New York City determined to reclaim his birthright and family company. Same story-line as Arrow, basically, for those who have been watching the DC-based TV series (as we have on Amazon Prime). However, when a long-destined enemy […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Saturday 4th February 2017).

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Saturday 4th February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Should Chris Nolan Direct The Batman? Adam Savage’s Modified Nerf Rifle is the Best Secret Santa Gift. Transformers: The Last Knight Synopsis Released. “It” Reveals New On-Set Photo of Finn Wolfhard. ‘Nightmare Soup’ Is […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (new trailer).

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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (new trailer).

Out April 26th 2017 via Hulu, The Handmaid’s Tale TV series is based on the book of the same name by Margaret ‘I don’t really write science fiction’ Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the Republic of Gilead, a nasty future theocratic dictatorship that was formerly the USA, and is recounted by Offred – a female […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 1st February 2017).

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 1st February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . The Fellowship of the Ring Is Still Ready to Take on a Cave Troll. 13 great horror films on Netflix you haven’t seen! The Long-Awaited Live-Action Rats of NIMH Movie Has Found Its Director. […]

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Star Trek Discovery TV series: new teaser trailer.

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery TV series: new teaser trailer.

Here’s the second teaser trailer for the new Star Trek Discovery TV series. While the first trailer just gave us the logo and the starship whoosh, this one dives behind the scenes for a little glimpse from the sets and the production department. Hey, I’m just happy I’m getting to watch this at the same […]

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