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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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NASA unveils a clutch of amazing Earth-size habitable-zone worlds orbiting a single sun.

February 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
NASA unveils a clutch of amazing Earth-size habitable-zone worlds orbiting a single sun.

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. The discovery sets a new record for greatest number […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 22nd February 2017).

February 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 22nd February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest. Han Solo – Smuggler. Scoundrel. Hero. A New Star Wars Story Begins. Here’s Your First Teasers For M. Night Shyamalan’s Tales From the Crypt Reboot! The Millennium Falcon Is Packed in the First Cast Photo From the […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 20th February 2017).

February 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 20th February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Hasbro’s 40th Anniversary Star Wars Figures Are an Amazing Throwback. Everything Else Awesome We Saw At Toy Fair 2017. This Giant BB-8 Toy That Follows You Like a Puppy Might Be the Ideal Robotic Pet. […]

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (new trailer).

February 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (new trailer).

Here’s another trailer for Guy Ritchie’s fantasy movie, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, […]

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NASA announce major press conference in two days (“Discovery beyond our solar system”).

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NASA announce major press conference in two days (“Discovery beyond our solar system”).

Oh, this is very exciting. NASA has just announced a major press conference in two days concerning a significant “Discovery beyond our solar system”. The only details we have to go on are that it concerns “new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets.” That and the fact that the […]

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Thor (doth payeth rent with a pumpkin).

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thor (doth payeth rent with a pumpkin).

What happens when Marvel demi-god Thor tries to pay his rent with a pumpkin (and some ancient coins)? Well, dude. you’ll just have to watch this video to find out, I guess. Of course, mayhaps this could just be a cunning teaser for Thor: Ragnarok? Perish thy evil thoughts, frogster.

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Ghost In the Shell: it’s a shell game (new trailer).

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ghost In the Shell: it’s a shell game (new trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the paramount movie of Ghost In the Shell … if you like your scifi films based on the manga comic-books of Japanese genius Masamune Shirow, then this flick might just be the only game in town for 2017. Cyborg anti-terrorist police take on cyborg villains with a conspiracy twist. The official […]

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Logan movie (new poster).

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Logan movie (new poster).

The new upcoming Wolverine movie, Logan, gets a rather 1970s-style poster for the film. Looks, good, though. Thanks to the director, James Mangold, for pushing out this bad boy.

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Tuesday 14th February 2017).

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Tuesday 14th February 2017).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Fox Says They’re Open To A ‘Firefly’ Revival. Director Says CGI Will Take a Back Seat to Practical Effects in Blade Runner 2049. Hear Donald Trump’s Tweets Re-Imagined as an Early 2000s Emo Song. Blue […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 remembers David Bowie.

February 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 remembers David Bowie.

Nice to see that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is remembering music artist David Bowie … here’s their new trailer with some backing from Ziggy Stardust. There’s also seem to be an unfeasibly large weapon being hauled around by Gamora. The film is due to hit in May 2017. Yippee.

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