Where the Wild Things Are
Director: Spike Jonze
With: Max Records, Catherine Keener, Pepita Emmerichs. Voices of: James Gandolfini, Lauren Ambrose, Paul Dano, Catherine O’Hara, Forest Whitaker, Michael Berry, Jr., Chris Cooper
Lovers of Maurice Sendak’s perfect little book will likely be disappointed at worst, unsatisfied at best. I love the book, but I had to examine the movie as a separate entity, to judge whether it succeeds as a film.