Category Archive: Family Movies and TV

Sep 21 2017

Like a DC Superhero Girl


A year ago I wrote an article called Like a Super Girl. It focused on the plight of being a nerd dad who wants to share his nerd for superheroes with his three daughters and the lack of Marvel female superheroes in merchandising. Fast forward to today and how my daughters and I just watched …

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Jun 27 2017

Nerd Dad and Captain Underpants

Guest Review by Blerd Words TRA-LA-LAAAA Frankly, I’d seen the Captain Underpants book on the shelf for years walking through the aisles at Target or Barnes and Nobles; but I ignored it. I love superheroes, but I couldn’t take it seriously enough to give it a second glance. Well I didn’t have much choice once the …

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Apr 27 2017

Blerd Dad and Smurfs: The Lost Village

Smurfs: The Lost Village

As a child, I would jump up early on Saturday mornings to watch cartoons. I recently had a chance to introduce my daughters to one of the staples of my childhood with the The Smurfs: The Lost Village movie. The film was rated PG, although I saw nothing that made me think it was different from …

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Mar 19 2013

Trailer Jive: DESPICABLE ME 2

If this trailer doesn’t make you crack a smile, you need to ask somebody for your heart back.  Our favorite villainous family man is back, but he has a job to do… for the good guys. Steve Carell is joined again by Kristen Wiig, and also Al Pacino is new on the scene.  Directed by …

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Feb 12 2013


  As I said on my Podcast, “Who didn’t like Monster’s Inc.? Because I want to talk to that person!”  Obviously there have been enough people who DID like the Pixar Film, and that’s why there had to be a sequel.  I mean prequel.  A pre-sequel.  Just check out the trailer for MONSTER’S UNIVERSITY: Billy …

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Jan 27 2013

Sunday Sci-Fi: BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985)

I know that I don’t have to tell you 80s kids about the 1985 classic – BACK TO THE FUTURE!  But tell me this, has your family seen it?  That is, if you have some. I’m all about putting people onto old classic Sci-fi, fantasy and horror stuff.  And Sunday is a great day for …

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Jan 06 2013


I don’t know if this will be a regular thing, but I love telling you geeks about movies and TV shows from way back in the day.  And for some of you that might just be the 1990s, but Geek Soul Brother tends to go a little farther back in time to bring you some …

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