Taika Waititi talks about the making of What We Do in the Shadows

I LOVE What We Do in the Shadows, the 2014 horror-comedy mockumentary starring Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, and Jonathan Brugh as three vampires living together in a modern-day Wellington, New Zealand. So naturally, I was very interested to know what Waititi had to say about it during his recent BAFTA talk, so here are some of his best quotes.

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Highlights from Taika Waititi’s BAFTA screenwriting lecture

On Saturday, writer/director/actor Taika Waititi stopped by BAFTA’s London headquarters to deliver their annual screenwriting lecture. However, Taika being Taika, it did not take its usual format. Find out more inside.

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An Evening with Beverly Luff Lin: Film Review

I am quite the Aubrey Plaza fan, so I wanted to check out An Evening with Beverly Luff Lin – and I wished I hadn’t. It is soooo not my cup of tea.

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The Festival: Film Review

I am a massive fan of The Inbetweeners so I was obviously onboard with The Festival as soon as I heard the makers of the TV show were making a movie starring Joe Thomas, aka Simon from The Inbetweeners. If you liked their previous work, then you will enjoy The Festival.

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Brad’s Status: Film Review

I love Ben Stiller and will watch any movie that he is cast in, but Brad’s Status isn’t one I would recommend for a cinema trip because it is pretty average and we’ve seen him in this role before.

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The BFG: Film Review

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Usually when reboots are announced I groan, but I was actually excited for The BFG because I love Roald Dahl‘s stories, had seen the cartoon-style animation years ago, but could barely remember it, and I knew it would be safe in the hands of Steven Spielberg. My initial feelings were right – this is a perfect kids film that will introduce the story to a whole new generation.

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What We Do In The Shadows: Film Review

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I went to see this without any clue about what it is. All I knew was what the characters looked like from the poster, my New Zealand friend loved it and it was co-written, co-directed and starring Jemaine Clement from Flight of the Concords. I was pleasantly surprised. It was far more oddball and brilliantly funny that I expected.

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