Taika Waititi

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From Reservation Dogs to reggae rock: ‘We’re celebrating the amazing things Natives are doing right now’
From the bands amassing for Indigenous Peoples Day, to the success of TV shows such as Dark Winds, Native American representation in popular culture has never been stronger. But there’s still much to fight for

Edward Helmore

17, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Farewell to groundbreaking Reservation Dogs: ‘Nothing else out there like it’
The acclaimed series, co-created by Taika Waititi, is ending after three seasons, leaving behind an important milestone for Indigenous representation

Radheyan Simonpillai

27, Sep, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Toronto film festival 2023 roundup – solidarity, swearing, swimming and one standout film
While a clutch of directorial debuts by actors mostly misfired, a return to form for Alexander Payne and award-worthy performances by Jamie Foxx and Jodie Comer offered plenty to get excited about

Wendy Ide

16, Sep, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Next Goal Wins review – Taika Waititi’s football comedy is strikingly unfunny
A miscast Michael Fassbender plays a coach trying to save a team of underdogs in a lacklustre fact-based string-puller

Benjamin Lee in Toronto

11, Sep, 2023 @4:19 PM

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Star Wars films by Kevin Feige and Patty Jenkins shelved
Taika Waititi is looking to direct and act in the first live action Star Wars film since The Rise of Skywalker in 2019, according to a report in Variety

Andrew Pulver

08, Mar, 2023 @12:26 PM

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TV tonight: Stacey Solomon’s tidying show is genuinely very helpful
It’s the return of Sort Your Life Out. Plus: chefs, Wags, surgeons and sensitive pirates. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Danielle De Wolfe and Phil Harrison

25, Jan, 2023 @6:15 AM

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TV tonight: bleak but brilliant drama The Light in the Hall
Joanna Scanlan and Iwan Rheon are on excellent form in this absorbing tale about the mother of a murdered girl. Plus: documentary Ukraine: The People’s Fight. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison, Hannah Verdier and Danielle De Wolfe

04, Jan, 2023 @6:20 AM

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No time for tonic: Daniel Craig shows Bonds just wanna have fun in Taika Waititi vodka advert
The former 007’s new commercial seems designed to show the world he’s a fun guy now. But Mr Intensity has always had a gift for comedy

Stuart Heritage

14, Nov, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Thor: Love and Thunder – the ‘super-gay’ tone, female Thor and Russell Crowe – discuss with spoilers
Are you happy about Chris Hemsworth’s god of Thunder taking a back seat to Natalie Portman’s Mighty Thor? And where in Marvel’s universe did Zeus’s godawful accent come from?

Ben Child

11, Jul, 2022 @10:50 AM

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I’ve never seen a Marvel movie – so why not start with Thor: Love and Thunder? | Brigid Delaney
At 29 films in, it felt like too much work to enter the MCU – but Chris Hemsworth’s latest outing as Thor turned out to be great fun

Brigid Delaney

05, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Thor: Love and Thunder review – Taika Waititi hammers home franchise fun
Followup to Thor: Ragnarok repeats some of that masterwork’s tongue-in-cheek approach as Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster takes up tool-throwing duties

Peter Bradshaw

05, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Super bad: who is the greatest ever Marvel supervillain?
Director Taika Waititi reckons it’s Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher in the forthcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. But what about Thanos? Or Loki? And who else is in the running?

Ben Child

06, May, 2022 @10:27 AM

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