Taika Waititi's Gem Boy Opens Today!

We've been raving about hilariously brilliant New Zealand director Taika Waititi since his first feature Eagle Vs. Shark, his wonderful shorts Two Cars One Night and Tama Tu, and his directing role in HBO's Flight of the Conchords. Now, more than two years after we swooned for the film at Sundance 2010, Waititi's semi-autobiographical and fully-heartwarming comedy Boy is finally getting an American release Today!. Here's my blurb: Boy is the coming-of-age story of a young Maori boy named Boy who dreams about his father coming home and taking him away to life filled with father-son excitement. When his pops does show up (played wonderfully by Waititi), he proves to be even more of a little kid than boy. Like Eagle Vs. Shark, Taika...
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