Where the Wild Things are.

wild thang

Looking at the critical reaction to Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are, it appears Jonze can do no wrong. Even his contemporaries have begun lifting him above the common Bay brethren. Mike Dougherty went further saying Where the Wild Things Are “is everything a movie should be.”


This adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s story looks like a good contender for Slum Dog of the year with praise seeming to follow it everywhere it screens. Jonze has a keen eye for the fantastical and while he may not be the lightest on his feet,


I wouldn’t be surprised if this picture moonwalked away with all the golden men next year.

Here’s the trailer and before you ask, yes Tony Soprano is a giant furry thing. Yes, Forest Whitaker is another. Yes, I am confused…



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