Taika Waititi is an Academy Award Nominee (for his 2004 short film, Two Cars, One Night), a painter, a writer (Flight of the Conchords), and the director and star of the most successful film in New Zealand history. We jumped at the chance to sit down with Waititi to discuss that film, Boy, as well as his process as a filmmaker, his influences and of course, whose nude portrait he would like to paint if he could choose anyone. Boy uses some deft tributes to New Wave filmmaking...Read Full Story
Taika Waititi attends An Evening with Taika Waititi at Walter Reade Theater on March 1, 2012 in New York City. (February 29, 2012 - Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images North America) The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes. Why? Often hilarious, beautifully written, and poignant Boy is a must-see for fans of Wes Anderson, Jared Hess, and even Godard. One of the real treats of going to the movies is the thrill of finding greatness where you'd least expect it. In nearly every way...Read Full Story
From Left: Robert De Niro, Taylor Swift and Zac Efron. (Photos by: Getty Images)Dr. Seuss' The LoraxDirected by: Chris Renaud, Kyle BaldaStarring: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVitoIllumination Entertainment (Despicable Me) is the newest production house to chew up a Dr. Seuss book and spit it out as mainstream entertainment. This adaptation took many licenses, including adding a little love story to the environmental theme of the fable. So far, there has not been a legitimately good Dr...Read Full Story
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