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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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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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Droids: because everyone needs Robot Friends?

February 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Droids: because everyone needs Robot Friends?

What would have happened if George Lucas had shot a version of comedy TV series Friends, only with robots from Star Wars? Imagine no more, dear reader. Feast your vision receptors on the epic scifi comedy, Droids!  

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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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