All posts by Hayley Anderson

The Road to Thor: A Beginner’s Guide to New Zealand Director Taika Waititi

Under Taika Waititi’s imaginative direction and influence, Thor: Ragnarok single-handedly innovated Marvel’s Thor franchise forever. Waititi’s refreshing exploration with the established Thor-lore while expanding Thor: Ragnarok’s artistic palette by mixing New Zealand humour, unique scene-stealing characters and eye-catching visuals earned him acclaim from critics and fans alike.... Continue Reading

Why Netflix’s The Good Place is heavenly television

Eleanor Shellstrop opens her eyes to find that she’s arrived in the afterlife. It appears – to her relief – that she made it to The Good Place (heaven). After being told she earnt her place in paradise because she saved innocent people from death row, she realises she has accidentally taken someone’s identity and place. They share the same name and died at the same time, but they led two completely different lives. Eleanor discovers she actually belongs in The Bad Place (hell).... Continue Reading