Jackson cuts down

Peter Jackson has announced his next film project and it’s not The Hobbit or King Kong. Taking a much-needed break from the epic-scale, Jackson is rumoured to be adapting medical history for the screen with a New Zealand edge. The subject: the book As Nature Made Him – Rolling Stone journalist John Colapinto’s account of the consequences of NZ-born doctor John Money’s decision to raise the victim of a botched circumcision as a girl, supporting Money’s controversial theory that nature mattered more than nurture in gender identity. see the NZEDGE post-script on the (in)famous case here.


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“Favorite Weirdo” Taika Waititi Wins Oscar Glory for Jojo Rabbit

“Favorite Weirdo” Taika Waititi Wins Oscar Glory for Jojo Rabbit

The multi-talented Taika Waititi – writer, director, lead actor – took out the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay at the 2020 Oscars on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. Adapted from Christine…