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Interview: Taika Waititi; the writer, director and star of Boy.

Interview: Taika Waititi; the writer, director and star of Boy. By Simon Miraudo. Taika Waititi is quickly gaining a reputation as the most beloved writer/director to emerge from the Land of the Long White Cloud since Peter Jackson, thanks to his funny, quirky and honest depictions of life in New Zealand. He scored an Academy […]

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Boy story – Boy review.

Boy – Starring James Rolleston, Taika Waititi and Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu. Directed by Taika Waititi. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. What does it take to create a blockbuster movie; one whose epic box-office grosses end up partly defining its nation of origin’s identity? Think of the biggest money earner in North American history: Avatar, […]

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First look at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2010 lineup

A small selection of titles screening at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival have been revealed. They include Roman Polanski‘s The Ghost Writer, the controversial comedy Four Lions and the New Zealand box office sensation Boy. The festival will also feature a tribute to Spielberg protégé and Gremlins director Joe Dante. MIFF will screen some […]

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