Taika Waititi

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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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Taika Waititi portrait wins packing room prize at 2022 Archibalds
Artist Claus Stangl wins prize decided by gallery staff with painting of Academy Award-winning director

Sian Cain and AAP

05, May, 2022 @3:01 AM

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Wes Anderson to make new Roald Dahl adaptation with Benedict Cumberbatch
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, about a magical gambler, is the latest project to arise from Netflix’s purchase of author’s catalogue

Andrew Pulver

07, Jan, 2022 @11:22 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021
The great telly countdown hits the top spot with a furiously joyful, gut-wrenching five-part drama that was funny and full of life

22, Dec, 2021 @6:03 AM

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Reservation Dogs review – a stereotype-smashing, Tarantino-esque triumph
Taika Waititi teams up with Native American showrunner Sterlin Harjo for a magical coming-of-age comedy about four teens who go on a lackadaisical crime spree

Ellen E Jones

13, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Reservation Dogs: the trippy teen comedy you’ll want to rewatch immediately
Hollywood’s weirdo-in-chief Taika Waititi serves up a fresh take on teens desperate to ditch their dead-end town with this strange, astounding show

Joel Golby

08, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Reservation Dogs: a groundbreaking, hilarious sitcom about Native American teens
The dark comedy from Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi set in rural Oklahoma is a watershed for indigenous representation

Adrian Horton

02, Sep, 2021 @5:35 AM

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‘We’re beating this together’: Jemaine Clement on Covid, crime and his friend Taika Waititi
The co-creator of Wellington Paranormal and Flight of the Conchords is busy with new projects and looking forward to bingeing friends’ work

Alexander Bisley in Wellington

20, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Free Guy review – Ryan Reynolds bounces through fun videogame existential crisis
A non-player character evolves into a sentient AI in a cheerfully silly riff on The Truman Show, with Taika Waititi and Jodie Comer

Peter Bradshaw

05, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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