Taiki Waititi Defends His Feel-Good Nazi Satire ‘Jojo Rabbit’: ‘It’s Not a History Lesson’

Kimberley French/Twentieth Century Fox Taika Waititi went through a swastika phase as a kid. He was less than thrilled with it, but he could not stop drawing them. With the compulsive fascination of a half-Jewish schoolkid discovering how easily reproduced … Read more…

Nazi Satire Jojo Rabbit Wins Toronto International Film Festival’s Audience Award

(NEW YORK) — Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” won the People’s Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so … Read more…