Taika Waititi

Watch: Three Extremely Human Tactics Taika Waititi Uses to Make His Stories Relatable

By Max Winter

The ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director revels in humanity.

Sometimes the only road to true realism goes right through the imagination. Take, for instance, the work of Taika Waititi. His films show like slice-of-life dramas someone wrote in an unconscious state, dropping elements and storytelling techniques into them that could only be found in dreams. In so doing, Waititi has made himself one of the world’s most popular directors. How you get from the dark, dark humor of Things We Do in the Shadows, which he co-directed, to Thor: Ragnarok, his latest, a blockbuster, is probably best left his secret. And yet there are a few elements we can observe that help tell the story, and this video from YouTube channel We Need to Talk About Film helps sort them out elegantly and gracefully.

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From:: No Film School

After the Credits: Thor: Ragnarok

By Film School Rejects With Matthew on vacation, Neil Miller sits in the hosts chair and is joined by High and Outside’s Theo Broxson to talk about Taika Waititi’s electric superhero extravaganza, Thor: Ragnarok. → continue…

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