Nothing but respect for MY 'Sexiest Man Alive'
In addition to directing Thor: Ragnarok, one of the greatest superhero movies of all time, Taika Waititi also appeared onscreen in the film as Korg, the amiable revolutionary made of rocks.Read More
Also, give us our Valkyrie movie right now. Thank you.
Thor: Ragnarok concept designs from Marvel artists reveal some of the visions that didn't make their way into Taika Waititi's hit. They're all fascinating, and beautifully rendered, but I only have eyes for Valkyrie. The character was as wonderful—and important—as we hoped.Read More
Stan, please. I'm weak.
Stan Lee is both a savior and a supervillain to me today after he seemingly confirmed that we'll get a Black Widow standalone movie—eventually.Read More
I, like much of America, saw Thor: Ragnarok this weekend and had a great time. It's literally the only time I've cared this much about Thor as a character. Also, I'm a much bigger fan of the closely-cropped hair than I ever was of Thor's longer, shaggier do. As it turns out, we have Kevin Smith and his nerdy ranting to thank for the change!Read More
I had a great time at a press screening of Thor: Ragnarok. As our Marykate Jasper outlined in her review, the movie is fun, funny, unconventional, and sometimes messy—not perfect, but I'm already excited to see it again opening night. However ...Read More
Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's 2014 vampire mockumentary What We Do In the Shadows is coming back to life.Read More
While there are currently no plans for a fourth Thor film, Waititi wouldn't be totally opposed to directing another one.Read More
4 out of 5 stars.
From its baldly preposterous plot to director Taika Waititi's signature humor, Thor: Ragnarok has way more character than any corporate, third-in-a-series superhero movie has the right to. It's as funny as it is messy.Read More
From internships for indigenous creatives to Easter eggs in the film itself, Taika Waititi found plenty of ways to emphasize and ensure indigenous representation on the Thor: Ragnarok set.Read More
IGN had the highly animated Taika Waititi, director of Thor: Ragnarok and What We Do in the Shadows, over to respond to some of their commenters.Read More
Giving Taika Waititi the space to go "out there" with Thor: Ragnarok was definitely a good choice.Read More
With this latest featurette on Hela, Thor: Ragnarok continues to give me the content I most desire. Here, director Taika Waititi and stars Cate Blanchett and Chris Hemsworth show off a few new scenes and discuss Hela's motivations.Read More
As she heads back from her 288-day stint at the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Peggy Whitson can celebrate her NASA/American records for most time spent in space (665 days) and oldest female astronaut.Read More
The first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok had an exuberant tone all its own among Marvel movies, due in no small part to the fun '80s sci-fi feel the whole movie is going for, but it had a bit of outside help, too.Read More
We finally see more of Cate Blanchett's Hela in the San Diego Comic-Con Thor: Ragnarok trailer, and she is perfect.Read More
Hunt for the Wilderpeople‘s Julian Dennison Joins Deadpool 2, Making Your Wilderpeoplest Dreams Real
Julian Dennison, A.K.A. Ricky Baker for Taika Waititi's masterpiece Hunt for the Wilderpeople, has joined the Deadpool 2 cast along with Zazie Beetz and Josh Brolin.Read More
We're pretty familiar with celebrity PSAs and donation campaigns, but Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has a special plea for his fellow kiwis ... racism?Read More
Interview: Moana’s Rachel House on Marginalized Voices in Hollywood and the Need for More Female Directors
"In Moana, there’s a wonderful message which is to be brave at the risk of failure."
I spoke with her about the importance of seeing people like her on screen, what it's like to work with director Taika Waititi and more.Read More
He calls himself "stupidly unaware" and expresses his desire to "sincerely and unreservedly apologise to all First Nations people for this thoughtless action."Read More
Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi dumped over ten minutes of footage from the last day of shooting onto that newfangled "Internet," and it's a fun look behind the scenes with Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and a whole lot of other actors. Of course, because this is a Marvel movie, everyone's already actively at work tearing the footage apart for more clues about the movie.Read More