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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 Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

Here’s the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick, The Shape of Water. It’s an other-worldly scifi fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security underground Area 51-like government complex where she works, lonely mute girl Elisa (actor Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence […]

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Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Canadian SFF ‘bursts into action for 2017.

The 2017 Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic now have this year’s shortlist drawn up, and the contenders are: ADULT FICTION Claire Humphrey, Spells of Blood and Kin [Thomas Dunne Books]. Ami McKay, The Witches of New York [Knopf Canada]. Sylvain Neuvel, Sleeping Giants [Del Rey]. Jo Walton, Necessity [Tor Books]. […]

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Outlander season 3 trailer (time travel with luv).

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Outlander season 3 trailer (time travel with luv).

Is Outlander still a thing? Like Highlander mixed with Back to the Future as written by Mills & Boon. Ah well, plenty of people love it.  Here’s the Outlander season 3 trailer, anyhoo. A love lost, but never forgotten. See what the future holds for Claire and Jamie when Outlander returns September 10th 2017 on STARZ.

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NASA’s Langley: free William Shatner documentary.

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
NASA’s Langley: free William Shatner documentary.

An interesting new documentary by William Shatner about NASA’s Langley Research Center explores its history.

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Blade Runner 2049 – great new trailer.

July 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 – great new trailer.

There’s a great new trailer out for the Blade Runner 2049 movie – lots of footage of future noir cityscapes and a Bladerunner looking for a deadly secret in places he shouldn’t.

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Martin Landau dies – Moonbase Alpha, out.

July 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Martin Landau dies – Moonbase Alpha, out.

Space 1999 actor Martin Landau has died of old age at 89, it’s been announced by his publicist. He started out as a cartoonist writer working on The Gumps on the New York Daily News, before switching to acting where he became one of James Dean’s best friends. His signature roles were as an agent […]

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Jodie Whittaker to be first female Doctor Who.

July 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jodie Whittaker to be first female Doctor Who.

The identity of the new Doctor was revealed on BBC One after the Men’s Wimbledon Final today (Sunday 16th July 2017 if you’re reading this after the fact). As we reported earlier in the year, the Thirteenth Time Lord taking over from Peter Capaldi, will indeed be a female. New head writer Chris Chibnall (taking […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi … behind the scenes footage.

July 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi … behind the scenes footage.

Here’s some fascinating footage from behind the camera of the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi film. Seeing Carrie Fisher in situ brought a tear to me eye. Princess Leia Organa. The one and only. Hitting the cinema December 15th 2017.

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Star Wars World at Disneyland: behind the scenes.

July 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars World at Disneyland: behind the scenes.

The first official video of the Star Wars theme park at Disneyland and Disney World has hit the web – showing the architect’s model for what the park will look like. If even half of this comes good, I might just brave for the first time the Sith-like Hell which I have heard Disneyland is […]

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Zygote (short scifi horror movie).

July 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zygote (short scifi horror movie).

Another short scifi movie from Oats Studio – this one a scifi horror flick with echoes of The Thing – set on an Antarctic mining operation in the near future.

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