The Wild Things Don't Really Love You

Spike Jonze is known for making uncomfortable films — I still can't think about the ending of Being John Malkovitch without squirming — but Where The Wild Things Are may be his coldest comfort yet. Major spoilers below... » 10/16/09 9:00am 10/16/09 9:00am

Tom Hanks Talks Becoming A Wild Thing, Plus Toy Story 3

We caught up with Wild Things producer Tom Hanks on the carpet last night for the big premiere, to chat about wild rumpusing — and learned that there's more than one new plaything appearing in the third Toy Story movie. » 10/14/09 8:00am 10/14/09 8:00am

Maurice Sendak To Concerned Parents: Go To Hell!

If you're worried about taking your kids to see Where The Wild Things Are after reports of crying children having to leave screenings of the rough cut, halfway through, then Maurice Sendak has a message for you: "Go to hell." » 10/12/09 4:17pm 10/12/09 4:17pm

The One "Wild Things" Change That Bothered Maurice Sendak

When Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers set about adapting Where The Wild Things Are into a movie, Maurice Sendak encouraged them to take a free hand and change stuff. But Eggers and Jonze tell us one change made Sendak nervous. » 10/01/09 1:15pm 10/01/09 1:15pm

What the Wild Things Wear

In honor of the Where the Wild Things Are movie, designer Christian Joy, the man behind Karen O's wardrobe, created five one-of-a-kind costumes based on Maurice Sendak's book. Now you can not only pretend you're Max, you can also sparkle. » 9/25/09 3:20pm 9/25/09 3:20pm

Where The Wild Things Are Will Make You Cry

If you had any doubts that Spike Jonze's monsters with a childlike outlook on life would make you melt into a puddle of tears, the latest trailer should seal the deal. » 8/10/09 7:00am 8/10/09 7:00am

Where The Wild Over-Commercializations Of Beloved Children's Books Are

It was one thing when Warners announced that they'd be releasing a Watchmen video game, but a video game based on the movie based on the classic Maurice Sendak book is really taking things to far. For shame, merchandise gods. » 7/23/09 6:30am 7/23/09 6:30am