October 16, 2009
Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language
"Where the Wild Things Are" follows the adventures of Max, a head-strong young boy who leaves home after having a fight with his mother -- only to find himself in a mysterious forest bordering a vast sea. Misunderstood and rebellious, Max sets sail to the land of the Wild Things, where mischief reigns.
The adventure film will use a unique process to bring the story to life, incorporating the most dynamic elements of voice performance, live-action...
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In what could be one of the biggest wild cards of the decade, director Spike Jonze brings to life a family of nearly friendly beasts in Where the Wild Things Are
, an adaptation of the beloved children's book. The movie, which can only be described as an indie kid's movie made for adults by a major distributor on a blockbuster budget, was always destined to be one of two things: excellent, or an unmitigated disaster. Thankfully, Where the Wild Things Are
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