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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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Passengers: Titanic in space? (trailer).

September 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Passengers: Titanic in space? (trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the original science fiction movie Passengers (from Sony Pictures), featuring those ever reliable SFF stalwarts Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt (complete with Michael Sheen as a creepy robot bartender and Laurence Fishburne as a hoary old star-ship captain). The official blurb reads: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are two passengers […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 19th September 2016).

September 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 19th September 2016).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . David A. Kyle RIP Cast of Class to appear in Live Stream on Friday 23 September. Image of the Day: First shadowy peek at J.K. Simmons’ Jim Gordon in Justice League. Editing: It’s time […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Thursday 15th September 2016).

September 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Thursday 15th September 2016).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . New Science Fiction Romances Keep Arriving! Don’t think about The Bye Bye Man in terrifying new trailer and poster. Kurt Russell Talks About His Marvel Future. Manu Bennett Responds To Joe Manganiello Playing Deathstroke. […]

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Star Trek Discovery coming to Netflix, May 2017.

September 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery coming to Netflix, May 2017.

Star Trek Discovery will launch in May 2017, hitting CBS first in the USA, then appearing on Netflix world-wide – including the UK – just a day later. “Bringing ‘Star Trek’ back to television carries a responsibility and mission: to connect fans and newcomers alike to the series that has fed our imaginations since childhood,” […]

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2016 Sunburst Award winners just in.

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
2016 Sunburst Award winners just in.

The Sunburst Award bods have just announced the winners of the 2016 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. The winner of the 2016 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is Experimental Film by Gemma Files (ChiZine Publications). About Experimental Film, the Sunburst Jury said: This […]

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Calling Major Tom goes German.

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Calling Major Tom goes German.

Ullstein have acquired German rights to the SF novel Calling Major Tom by David M Barnett pre-emptively, for major sum in Euros from Krystyna Kujawinska, Foreign Rights Director at Orion Publishing Group. Sam Eades at Orion commissioned the novel and acquired world rights from agent John Jarrold in March 2016, and the book is scheduled for […]

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Trolls (trailer).

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Trolls (trailer).

Trolls? No, not the sort of imbecile who does drive-by wind-up comments on your blog or Facebook, but the other sort. Real trolls. DreamWorks’ Trolls is an animated fantasy comedy movie for the kiddies, in fact. Here’s the film’s blurb … Known for their crazy, colourful, and magical hair, Trolls are the happiest, most joyous […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 14th September 2016).

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Wednesday 14th September 2016).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Doctor Who spin off series Class, launches social channels. Gotham’s Bruce Wayne, David Mazouz, talks Court of Owls in Wayne Manor. 11 Mugs for Sci-fi and Fantasy Readers. Upcoming Reads: A Grand List of […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 12th September 2016).

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 12th September 2016).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . Remember 9-11 – and please, take the right lessons from it. It’s been 25 years, but the time is finally right for a Darkwing Duck revival. Everfair – Nisi Shawl. Aphrodite’s Blood, Decanted by […]

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Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 5th September 2016).

September 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Awesome science fiction and fantasy round-up (Offworld Report: Monday 5th September 2016).

Here are our picks of today’s best science fiction and fantasy news, features, reviews and articles off-world from SFcrowsnest . . . The ABCs of Doctor Who. Nicholas Meyer talks Star Trek II and how he tricked Shatner into giving him a great performance. SUICIDE SQUAD Earns $21.8 Million WW This Weekend, Surpasses MAN OF STEEL. […]

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