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Taika Waititi

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Thor Ragnarok's Director: Taika Waititi

A Career In Film

Join us this week as we look at one of the fastest rising Hollywood directors. From Oscar shorts, to mocking Hitler, we're covering Taika Waititi!!!! Films Covered: Eagle vs. Shark - 2007 Boy - 2010 What We Do in the Shadows - 2014 Hunt for the Wilderpeople - 2016 Thor: Ragnarok - 2017 Jojo Rabbit - 2019

1hr 25mins

9 Sep 2021

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Taika Waititi: Our Kooky Kiwi King (Eagle vs Shark, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Jojo Rabbit)

Jon Favreau Is My Daddy

This week Monica and Jessica chat about everyone’s favorite New Zealander, the incomparable Taika Waititi. Taika began introducing the world to his signature style with Eagle vs Shark, found the perfect balance between humor and heart in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and divided audiences with Jojo Rabbit. He’s one of the most sought after filmmakers in Hollywood today and it doesn’t hurt that he’s real cute on top of it--let’s hear it for Daddy Taika Waititi! Want to submit a daddy? Visit our website and pop their name in the form! jonfavreauismydaddy.com Want to receive some questionable advice, ask us for a film recommendation, or tell us a story about when you met a celebrity Daddy? Fill out the form on our website or DM us on Instagram @jonfavreauismydaddypod Follow us and stay up to date: Instagram @jonfavreauismydaddypod Twitter @jfismydaddy Jonfavreauismydaddy.com Email: jonfavreauisallegedlymydaddy@gmail.com If you’re not into spoilers, watch these films to prep for next week’s episode: Platoon, The Florida Project, The Lighthouse--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 6mins

29 Jun 2021

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13 - Taika Waititi & His Bad Butterflies

Walked Out

Here to talk about movies with the theme New Zealand, we quickly admit the real theme. Taika Waitit, lord and savoir, is our hot topic this episode! The guys can't decide who loves him more. Will a few CGI butterflies change how they feel? -- Ben, Matt, and Stuart make up the game show podcast featuring movie trivia and our favourite review game, Whose Review, showcasing real film reviews and opinions from real people. Play along! Follow us on: Twitter: twitter.com/WalkedOutPod Facebook: facebook.com/WalkedOutPod/ Youtube: youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9JT1NPENozhhOr6B1FfVm75o3eA1656z Or don't


1 Mar 2021

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Taika Waititi: WRAP PARTY

Discovering Directors

It's the Taika Waititi WRAP PARTY! Now that you have listened to all 6 episodes of the Taika Waititi season of the Discovering Directors podcast (riiiiiiight?), it's time to give final thoughts on Taika and his filmography. We will be ranking Taika's films, from "at least they have fun accents" average to "favorite movie of 2019" amazing. So prepare your own superlatives and join us for this BONUS episode!Special thanks to Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo.Agree with our rankings? OUTRAGED by our rankings? Shoot us an email at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com


24 Jan 2021

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Taika Waititi: Jojo Rabbit

Discovering Directors

It's the final movie for Season Two of Discovering Directors. Join us for a discussion of Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi's most recent release. We are talking Cats, we are talking Rabbits, and we are talking many many movies that may or may not be related directly to Jojo Rabbit. But it's a fun conversation anyways.Special thanks to Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo.Email us at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @DDirectorPod .Thanks for listening!

2hr 6mins

21 Jan 2021

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Taika Waititi: Thor: Ragnarok

Discovering Directors

Let's talk Marvel! We are in Season 2 of Discovering Directors and we are so excited to discuss a movie in the MCU., directed by Taika Waititi. Join us for the BEST Hela and Korg impressions you will ever hear, and we encourage you to share YOUR opinions on what Taika Waititi will wish for when he completes his "Infinity Gauntlet".Special thanks for Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo.Email the show at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com

2hr 17mins

14 Jan 2021

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Taika Waititi: What We Do in the Shadows

Discovering Directors

It's episode three of the Taika Waititi season and we are talking vampires! Like, a LOT of vampires. So join us and come prepared with your catalog of famous vampires to discuss this comedic mockumentary about vampire flatmates. Can we find themes and lessons to talk about with this goofy movie? (not THE Goofy Movie, as Sidney always reminds us) Tune in to find out.Special thanks to Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo.Follow us on Twitter @DDirectorPod

1hr 34mins

31 Dec 2020

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Rachel House Talks Meeting Taika Waititi, Making Moana and Soul, Star Wars and More

Collider Ladies Night

I became a big Rachel House fan courtesy of some of her most well-known titles - Thor Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Moana and then some. But the real treat of having House on this edition of Collider Ladies Night was getting the opportunity to focus on her multitude of achievements that might not be in the limelight as much as they deserve - her early work on stage, the emphasis on incorporating culture in projects, her work as an acting coach, how she excels in animation and more.Check out this edition of Collider Ladies Night to hear all about how House met Taika Waititi, her upcoming feature directorial debut, how her experience working on Soul with Pixar compared to making Moana with Disney Animation, the role she'd love to score in a Star Wars movie and so much more.Catch House voicing Terry in Soul - now available on Disney+ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


29 Dec 2020

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Taika Waititi: Boy

Discovering Directors

Welcome to Discovering Directors! In this episode, we are talking Boy, Taika Waititi's second film. Join us as we discuss themes such as masculinity, true maturity, outsiders, and most importantly, listen for some really good Michael Jackson impersonations. Special thanks to Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo.Follow us on Twitter @DDirectorPod or shoot us an email at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com .Thanks for listening!

1hr 48mins

24 Dec 2020

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Taika Waititi

The Popcorn Auteur

The world is Taika Waititi's oyster. He just won an Oscar, he's a cog in the Marvel machine, and he's being given the keys to a part of the Star Wars universe while also developing a pirate show for HBO. He also acts. In this episode we take a look at Waititi's output to date and speculate on the future of this hot filmmaker. Show Notes/Sources: https://www.filmspotting.net/episodes-archive/2019/11/15/752-magnolia-at-20-jojo-rabbit-the-report-the-king https://www.filmspotting.net/episodes-archive/2016/8/12/598-hunt-for-the-wilderpeople-top-5-directors-wed-bankroll https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-next-picture-show/e/65548765 https://www.npr.org/2019/10/18/771219868/director-taika-waititi-on-jojo-rabbit https://theplaylist.net/taika-waititi-writing-moana-20171106/

1hr 15mins

18 Sep 2020