Where The Wild Things Are

Obviously, a children’s book as short as Maurice Sendak’s award-winning Where the Wild Things Are requires a great deal of fleshing out in order to exist as a full-length movie. Luckily, director and co-screenwriter Spike Jonze makes the movie his own by expanding the book’s universal themes about a boy learning to work through feelings of anger, sadness,...read more

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Where the Wild Things Are Author Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

Children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, best known for Where the Wild Things Are, has died, The New York Times reports. He was 83. Sendak died Tuesday in Danbury, Conn., from complications following a recent stroke, his longtime editor… Read more

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Where the Wild Things Are
07:28 — Max is the hero of this beloved children's classic in which he makes mischief, sails away, tames the wild things and returns home for supper.
Where the Wild Things Are
07:00 — Max is the hero of this beloved children's classic in which he makes mischief, sails away, tames the wild things and returns home for supper.
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02:06 — An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's children story.
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02:32 — An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's children story.

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  • Released: 2009
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Obviously, a children’s book as short as Maurice Sendak’s award-winning Where the Wild Things Are requires a great deal of fleshing out in order to exist as a full-length movie. Luckily, director and co-screenwriter Spike Jonze makes the movie his own by e… (more)

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