Jojo Rabbit: LFF Film Review

I was really unsure if I was going to like Jojo Rabbit – I love everything Taika Waititi has done and it has received so much praise but I didn’t know if the humour would be my cup of tea – so I’m relieved to say it’s fantastic. How could I have doubted Waititi?

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Taika Waititi shares details about the making of Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Taika Waititi is the gift that keeps on giving! I’ve already shared some of his stories from his BAFTA screenwriting lecture, but I have one more to mark my final post of 2018.

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Taika Waititi felt nervous working with studio on Thor: Ragnarok

During his BAFTA screenwriting lecture, Taika Waititi, who became known for writing, directing and starring in his own comedies, touched upon working with a big movie studio like Disney on Thor: Ragnarok. Here’s what he had to say:

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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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Thor: Ragnarok – Film Review

I liked the first two Thor movies; they were fine, they did the job, etc etc, but they didn’t leave me particularly enthusiastic about a third instalment so I didn’t think Thor: Ragnarok was necessary. I wasn’t even that excited for it. But I should have been because it is the best Thor so far and one of the strongest outings in the MCU.

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople: Film Review

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I was a big fan of Taika Waititi’s previous comedy, the horror What We Do in the Shadows, so I was excited to see what the New Zealand writer/director/actor would come up with next and he’s successfully managed another corker.

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Sam Neill & Liam Neeson at the Hunt for the Wilderpeople premiere

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Last tonight I met Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Liam Neeson and Charles Dance at the Hunt for the Wilderpeople ‘special screening’ which is pretty much a premiere without a big, red carpet and usually held inside. Click inside for more…

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Top Films for September

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How is it September already?! I can’t believe it’s here but there is an impressive slate of films heading your way this month, so I had to expand my usual five-six recommendations to eight and I could have even included more. There is THAT much cool stuff coming up.

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