Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Taika Waititi Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi, Rachel House, Clancy Brown, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Sam Neill, Luke Hemsworth, Matt Damon, Shari Sebbens. The 17th feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the third film in the Thor series is lighter in tone and lots of fun. For those who have grown a little tired on the usual formula and destructive set pieces of Marvel this will be Continue reading

HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE – interview with Taika Waititi

by GREG KING Hunt For The Wilderpeople is the new film from New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi, director of quirky comedies like What We Do In The Shadows, etc. It stars Sam Neill and newcomer Julian Dennison as a troubled kid who finds himself on the run and the subject of a national manhunt. Greg spoke to Taika about the making of the film, which is one of the highest grossing films in New Zealand. Continue reading

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS – interviews with Taika Waititi and Rhys Darby

by GREG KING From the creators of cult favourite The Flight Of The Conchords comes this offbeat fake fly-on-the-wall style documentary that looks at three centuries old vampires sharing a house in Wellington. Greg King speaks to writer/director Taika Waititi and star Rhys Darby about the making of this mockumentary.   Continue reading