“Fox Searchlight blackmailed me into doing it,” Taika Waititi told Variety of playing Adolf Hilter in “Jojo Rabbit” at the film’s premiere at American Legion Post 43 on Tuesday night in Hollywood. Staying
Taika Waititi and Roman Griffin Davis in the film JOJO RABBIT. (Fox Searchlight/Kimberly French) “It’s definitely not a good time to be a Nazi,” a baby-faced Hitler Youth drily observes in director Taika
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Audacious, thrilling, heartfelt, controversial, these are the adjectives being used to describe Taika Waititi’s new WWII feature, Jojo Rabbit. The story of a young boy (Roman Griffin Davis), his friendship
Seen through the eyes of a child, the film finds moments of joy amidst human treachery At first glance, it's hard to imagine how a film about a young boy in the Nazi Youth could be funny, enjoyable, or
(CNN) — Described as "an anti-hate satire," "Jojo Rabbit" seeks to strike a delicate balance in using a Hitler-obsessed boy -- during Nazi Germany's final throes -- to convey that message. The result an
A squeaky old lady voice came over the receiver. "Hello?" she creaked. "Is this someone from VICE? Hello. Is this VICE?" It was, indeed, someone from VICE, I told her. "This is Taika Waititi," she replied.