Posts Tagged ‘Taika Waititi’

Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

— by RON WILKINSON — “Never work with animals or children,” said W.C. Fields, but writer director Taika Waititi gambled on child actor Julian Dennison and won. Based on the book by Barry Crump, “Wilderpeople” is a charming road trip through the spectacularly beautiful New Zealand[...]

Review: What We Do in the Shadows

— by RON WILKINSON — Directed and written by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, “What We Do in the Shadows” is a marvelous mash-up of every vampire trope invented in the last century with a few new ones thrown in. The four flat mates are the best of friends, and have been the best of[...]

Two More Actors Cast in ‘Green Lantern’

— by BEN FOWLER — In brightest day, in blackest night … Things are certainly getting going over in New Orleans at the moment. The highly-anticipated “Green Lantern” movie starts filming this week and director Martin Campbell has reached out to New Zealand for his latest[...]