“What We Do in the Shadows” at the Top of the Pack

“What We Do In the Shadows” is so good, it wouldn’t be so creepy to have these lads rise from the crypt for a sequel”, proclaims Peter Howell, from The Record.com.

Even the undead have life issues, as co-directors Jemaine Clement (“Flight of the Conchords”) and Taika Waititi (“Eagle vs. Shark”) gleefully demonstrate in “What We Do In the Shadows,” their ripping New Zealand mockumentary about a quartet of fratboy vampires.

It’s all very well to frighten the masses, bite the necks of the innocent and worship dark things, but the bloody dishes aren’t going to do themselves, are they?

How do you dress up for a night out, when the mirror doesn’t show your reflection?

“What We Do in the Shadows” leaps to the top of the pack, by resolutely sticking to deadpan humour and absurd riffs on the awkwardness of being a vampire in a world made for humans.

Article Source: The Record.com, Peter Howell, March 11, 2015.

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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…