Category Archives: Movies

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

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. Read More

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

‘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! Read More

A Geekdad Preview of 2020 Movies

A Geekdad Preview of 2020 Movies

For someone who enjoys good movies as much as myself, I’ve had trouble finding non-Marvel films that I’ve really enjoyed the past few years. At least we’ve still got ‘Frozen 2’ and ‘Rise of Skywalker’ to look forward to before 2020. For now, let’s take a look forward at the 2020 movies I’m anticipating most. Read More