Dogsled team in '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.

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Dark Crystal 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!

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