The battle between Marvel and DC has been going for decades and we don't expect it to go away anytime soon. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi recently fanned the flames a bit, but only in fun.
Before Thor. Ragnarok was a massive hit and made director Taika Waititi a household name for geeks, he made one of the funniest vampire movies ever. What We Do in the Shadows. The movie has a huge cult following, but besides owning the DVD and quoting it ad nauseam, there aren't a lot of ways to show your love for the film. More »
Taika Waititi spoke about what he brought to the table and why he knew he could handle taking on the superhero film.
I’d imagine that directing a Marvel Studios movie would come with a tremendous amount of pressure, but Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi made it look like a breeze. Not only did he completely overhaul the Thor franchise into an outright...Show More Summary
Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi recently revealed how he avoided comparisons to Star Wars.
By Jacob Oller The director’s had a hell of a few years. riter/director Taika Waititi has one of the most distinct styles of any indie filmmaker working today. Another unique element of his filmmaking is that, with Thor: Ragnarok, he’s...Show More Summary
If Thor 4 is ever greenlit, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has a cool idea on how the movie could open.
One of the most enjoyable characters in the highly entertaining Thor: Ragnarok is Jeff Goldblum‘s madcap Grandmaster. Goldblum steals every single scene he’s in, and if you wanted even more of him, Ragnarok director Taika Waititi just revealed a Thor: Ragnarok deleted post-credit scene that would’ve given the Grandmaster a different fate. Show More Summary
IF EVEN a modest mainstream hit can turn Hollywood into your oyster, than Taika Waititi‘s universe is now a string of pearls. Waititi has been on the industry’s radar for more than a decade, since his first film release, the 2004 short “Two Cars, One Night,” scored an Oscar nomination (a short that later begot […]
"Thor: Ragnarok" pulls off a rare feat for a movie: featuring a Led Zeppelin song. "Immigrant Song" can be heard in two fight scenes, but it wasn't easy to get the band to sign off. Director Taika Waititi said it took a lot of time and...Show More Summary
THE GAMBLE paid off in spades. Director Taika Waititi and star Chris Hemsworth were determined to create a funnier Thor in ways that chiseled away the franchise’s own marbled self-seriousness. Now, audiences have officially embraced a more textured God of Thunder in ways that could enhance the larger Avengers team going forward. Disney/Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” […]
In what could easily be deemed as the most entertaining panel of the day, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi took the stage at Deadline’s The Contenders event, on the opening weekend of the Disney Marvel film. “By the way, this is...Show More Summary
It's odd enough that there's a Shake Weight in Thor: Ragnarok, but director Taika Waititi's reasoning behind it makes it just odd and funny enough to make total sense.
Thor: Ragnarok is in theaters now, and it will have no problem taking the top spot at the box office. With director Taika Waititi behind the camera, the franchise steered hard into comedic territory, even more than audiences have come to expect from the Marvel Studios superhero movies. Show More Summary
The opening seconds of Thor: Ragnarok make it abundantly clear that this is not going to be like the previous two Thor films. It really can’t be overstated how much of a comedy this is, and director Taika Waititi reshapes the franchise into something that aligns with his storytelling sensibilities. Show More Summary
Director Taika Waititi talked about how he got those actors to assemble.
Korg is a minor character in "Thor: Ragnarok," but is a major reason why the movie is so funny. Director Taika Waititi voiced the character and did the motion-capture. Originally supposed to be in one or two scenes, Chris Hemsworth loved...Show More Summary
Jeff Goldblum insists he can keep secrets and isn't responsible for leaking information about 'Thor: Ragnarok,' while director Taika Waititi says spoilers won't affect enjoyment of Marvel's latest superhero movie. (Oct. 23)
Thor: Ragnarok is now playing in theaters everywhere. It’s fun! And the main source of all that fun is the incredibly likable, charismatic cast that director Taika Waititi has assembled for the film. At a recent screening of Thor: Ragnarok,...Show More Summary
RIGHT FROM the get-go, director Taika Waititi sought to diversify his comic-book cast. Central to that belief was bringing to the fore two powerful women characters in his new film “Thor: Ragnarok,” existing as it does in a Marvel universe dominated for a decade by men. So when it came to casting “Ragnarok,” which opens […]