Ten Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Call of the Wild’

Beautifully photographed, the latest film version of ‘The Call of the Wild’ is a warm and family-friendly adventure story. Perhaps too family-friendly. The film follows the same basic story as the novel, with a deliberate softening of most of London’s dark and violent moments in order to produce a PG-rated version, and minimizes or eliminates the book’s bloody confrontations. The resulting film is entertaining, but somewhat inconsequential, though it may spur some viewers to read the source material.

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‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ New Book Releases and Giveaway

If you’re a fan of ‘The Dark Crystal,’ you’ve probably already watched the new series, ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ on Netflix at least once. Penguin Random House, Boom! Studios, and Insight Editions have all teamed up with The Jim Henson Company to bring us all a plethora of options for delving deeper into Thra, and GeekDad is giving away the Insight Editions book to one lucky winner!

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