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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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The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

The Gifted TV series from Marvel has Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker (from the fab Person of Interest) as ordinary parents who have to take their family on the lam after they discover their children have mutant powers. They join an underground mutant movement who fight to survive in a hostile anti-mutant world. Here’s the […]

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The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

Here’s the movie trailer for horror Victorian flick, The Limehouse Golem. A serial killer stalks the Limehouse streets of Victorian London in 1880, the terrified population of this squalid district of the East End believe that the “Golem”, a monster from Judaic mythology, is responsible. Inspector Kildare of Scotland Yard is handed the impossible task […]

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Wonder Woman movie (last trailer).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman movie (last trailer).

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside […]

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Blade Runner 2049 trailer (two Bladerunners better than one?)

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 trailer (two Bladerunners better than one?)

Some thirty years after the carnage of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has […]

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Inhumans trailer (another Marvel TV series).

May 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Inhumans trailer (another Marvel TV series).

Here’s the first teaser trailer for the new TV series of the Inhumans, based on the Marvels comics of the same title. Does anyone think Marvel might be over-milking the super-hero cow just a little bit too much, now? The premise behind the Inhumans is that the secret city of Attilan (created by writer/artist legend Jack […]

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BBC to bring a Victorian War Of The Worlds to the TV screen (at last!)

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
BBC to bring a Victorian War Of The Worlds to the TV screen (at last!)

Peter Harness of Doctor Who-fame is making the first British television adaptation of H. G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel The War Of The Worlds for a big-time screening on BBC One next year. It’s to be based on the original Victorian story – no present-day updatings, thank the gods. Horsell Common in Surrey is […]

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword trailer (mugging me right off).

May 4, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
King Arthur Legend of the Sword trailer (mugging me right off).

Here the new ‘Prophecy’ trailer spot plus a host of new stills for Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur Legend of the Sword fantasy movie, starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Eric Bana, Poppy Delevingne and Annabelle Wallis. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the […]

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The Recall (sci-fi movie trailer).

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Recall (sci-fi movie trailer).

Here’s the trailer for science fiction film The Recall, which seems to add to the hostile alien abduction sub-genre (is that a thing: on Netflix, surely?). This movie has a bunch of weekend cabin vacationing teens getting down and dirty with E.T., with only a mad ex-astronaut (Wesley Snipes) to save them. Here’s the official blurb… […]

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Defenders trailer (Marvel TV series).

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Defenders trailer (Marvel TV series).

Netflix fans rejoice, the only Marvel superhero group to rival The Avengers and the X-men is now getting its TV series – and as if to prove it, here comes the first trailer of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist getting jiggy with Sigourney Weaver’s bad, bad villain character, in The Defenders. Here’s […]

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Dark Tower movie (first trailer).

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dark Tower movie (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for this year’s The Dark Tower movie, directed by Nikolaj Arcel, and, of course, based on the Stephen King novels of the same name. The film has Idris Elba as the gun slinger and Matthew McConaughey as the flick’s big bad. Jake Chambers (child actor Tom Taylor) is a 11-year-old kid […]

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