Skip to Content

‘What We Do In The Shadows’ director to helm ‘Thor 3’

Talk about a left field choice. According to The Wrap, Marvel has tapped Flight of the Conchords and What We Do In The Shadows director Taika Waititi for Thor: Ragnarok, which is set for a 2017 release. The film will bring back Chris Hemsworth with Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston uncertain. The Wrap reports Waititi …

Read More about ‘What We Do In The Shadows’ director to helm ‘Thor 3’

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ shines brightly

What We Do in the Shadows is a new vampire mockumentary that brilliantly straddles the line between accessibility and quirkiness. The pitch-perfect black humor is tempered by a surprising level of tenderness, as well as some sharp observations about the stylized nature of “reality” television. It’s easily the funniest movie of 2015, and seems destined to join the ranks of other classic mockers like This Is Spinal Tap and Best in Show.

Read More about ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ shines brightly

imagineNATIVE: Boy

Boy Dir. Taika Waititi (2010, New Zealand, 85 mins.) Boy is not what one would expect from a coming-of-age story. Director Taika Waititi chooses to forgo the type of cinematic angst and melodrama the appeals to the MTV crowd; this film has no eyeliner or bubblegum punk. He as instead elected to portray childhood more …

Read More about imagineNATIVE: Boy