Movies & TV

Movie and TV articles and reviews for fathers.


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

Transformers - NZDads

At this point, the Transformers series has its lovers and its detractors. Some will criticize and pull apart its many flaws, but its fans can enjoy the insanity despite such flaws. I have been on the fan end of that spectrum for a while. As the fifth Transformers movie, Transformers: The Last Knight is exactly […] Read More

Pirates-Poster - NZDads

Pirates of the Caribbean is 14 years, and five films old now with the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and if there is one word that can describe this series, in a nutshell, it would be consistent. Dead Men Tell No Tales continues this with a film that is […] Read More

John Wick 2 - NZDads

John Wick was one of the surprise hits of 2014. Keanu Reeves in a high-powered action film looked as if it was going to be as generic as it comes, but in its premise, along with the quality and persistence of the action, with thanks in a huge part to a great Keanu performance, it […] Read More