Movies & TV

Movie and TV articles and reviews for fathers.


Blade Runner is a classic cult film, and a highlight of so many people’s film history as well as Harrison Ford’s filmography, and as such I saw it for the first time this year. It was good, weird, and all over the place, so after a few viewings, I felt ready for Blade Runner 2049. […] Read More

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I must admit, when I think about reviewing films, the last film I would have expected to review is the My Little Pony Movie. I’m far from the target demographic, and it doesn’t appeal to me. Fortunately, I have a child who has fallen in love with it on Netflix. So, the best I could […] Read More

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One of the most wonderful experiences a film can provide is surprising you, and A Monster Calls did exactly that to me. A Monster Calls was released in 2016 and it was something that flew right under my radar, so checking out this DVD was a true treat as the film blew me away. A […] Read More


After the abysmal remake of the Planet of the Apes, many had been cynical about how the franchise could ever be revived. Then along came Rise of the Planet of the Apes, that showed the creation of the Apes that would come to have an intelligent civilisation on earth, which blew everyone away. Since then […] Read More

Diary of a wipmy kid - NZDads

When a film comes out that is clearly aimed to appeal to children, it can be tough to determine how to measure its quality. The best family films can appeal to children and adults, sometimes by different means, but the Diary of a Wimpy Kid films have certainly been built leaning more towards the kids. […] Read More