Excerpt: Maurice Sendak might say that where the wild things are is a place where children go when there’s too much sadness in their lives. In Spike Jonze’s much-anticipated film adaptation of Sendak’s classic children’s book, we understand this world more than ever as a stirring projection of a...
Excerpt: The long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic 1963 children's book 'Where the Wild Things Are' finally gets it due in the hands of director Spike Jonze and screenwriter Dave Eggers. The book -- just nine sentences long and only 20 pag
Excerpt: Next to the table of contents in the new book Heads On and Then We Shoot: The Making of Where the Wild Things Are, there's a list of songs that Spike Jonze says were influential and inspirational in the making of his adaptation of Maurice Sendak's child
Excerpt: Probably not since “The Dark Knight” has a movie had such an intense air of anticipation. I think most adults have been wondering exactly how anyone could transfer a highly loved Kid’s book such as “Where the Wild Things Are” on to the big screen.
Excerpt: This film is a strangely endearing adaptation of the literary classic. Though some may find the story languid at times, it's redeemed by spectacular cinematography and an almost despondent poetry.