Maurice Sendak Had Little Tolerance for Bullshit, and Other Fond…

With the passing of author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, the world of children's literature loses a colorful, beautifully rendered giant. But despite the fact that he was best known for his child-friendly creations, Sendak wasn't all rooms full of teddy bears and vague gentle platitudes about how he believed The… » 5/08/12 11:10am 5/08/12 11:10am

Advisory: WTWTA May Be Hazardous To Parental Health

"When [5-year-old Claire] returned home, she threw her own tantrum, bit her mother very hard (something she does not do), and told her she was going to run away from home and go to where the wild things are." [CNN] » 10/20/09 5:40pm 10/20/09 5:40pm

"I Remember Getting Some Dirt From The Ground... And Spike Goes, 'More,…

That's Peter Brooke, creative supervisor at the Jim Henson workshop, who walks readers through every step in the eight-month process of building the suits for Where The Wild Things Are. [Vanity Fair] » 10/20/09 4:20pm 10/20/09 4:20pm

Where The Wild Things Are: More Moody Than Wild

Where The Wild Things Are isn't a film for children, but about them. Many critics love it, but others say it's "made by, and for, members of a generation who feel it's unfair to have to grow up." » 10/16/09 12:30pm 10/16/09 12:30pm

It's A Girl For Heidi & No One For Sparkle Vamp

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Q: "What Do You Say To Parents Who Think The Wild Things Film May Be…

Maurice Sendak: "I would tell them to go to hell. That's a question I will not tolerate… If they can't handle it, go home." [Page Six] » 10/09/09 10:40am 10/09/09 10:40am

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Where The Wild Things Are : When Kids' Tales Go Tinseltown

Am I the only one who's kind of apprehensive about the Spike Jonze-helmed Where the Wild Things Are movie? Yes? Okay, then. But here's why: » 9/03/09 2:40pm 9/03/09 2:40pm

Naomi Campbell Speaks Out (For A Change)

Maurice Sendak Praises Spike Jonze's Version Of Where The Wild Things…

The new Where the Wild Things Are featurette at left shows that Maurice Sendak was heavily involved behind the scenes. "He's turned it into his without giving up mine," says Sendak of Spike Jonze. "He's touched me very much." [Buzzfeed] » 7/28/09 10:20am 7/28/09 10:20am

What If Pixar Made The Where The Wild Things Are Movie?

Spike Jonze's live action Where The Wild Things Are movie comes out this fall, but the clip at left shows a preview of the animated version Disney considered in 1983, which was directed by Pixar's John Lasseter. [Entertainment Weekly] » 7/17/09 3:30pm 7/17/09 3:30pm

Baby Experiment Proves Where The Wild Things Are Won't Scare Kids

To squash rumors that at test screenings Where The Wild Things Are terrified children, a YouTube user filmed a baby enjoying the trailer (clip at left). How do we know this baby isn't a Saw IV fan? [N.Y. Magazine] » 6/03/09 6:20pm 6/03/09 6:20pm

Tabloid Reporters Check Brooke Shields' Mother Out Of Assisted Living…

Wild Things

The first trailer of Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are premiered today on Ellen. Click through to watch the highly anticipated trailer for this trippy, weird, and wonderful story. [AdFreak] » 3/25/09 4:20pm 3/25/09 4:20pm