*** Official WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Discussion Thread

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  1. Thi Them

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    That was great. I think the trailer actually might show too much.

    Really cool though.
     
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    Yeah, it kinda felt like I was watching a summary of the whole movie.

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    This thread is now designated the Official Discussion Thread for "Where the Wild Things Are". Please, post all comments, links to outside reviews, film and box office discussion items to this thread.

    All HTF member film reviews of "Where the Wild Things Are" should be posted to the
    Official Review Thread.

    Thank you for your consideration in this matter.


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    I wanted to like it. But the story was ultimately pointless. Nothing really changed for the wild things as far as I could tell, or for Max for that matter.

    And I kinda felt cheated that they didn't have a scene in Max's room where the forest grew. That was my favorite part of the book as a kid. Modern CGI could have made that pretty cool. Instead, he just ran away and stole a boat.

    (Oh, the giant puppets made me feel like I was watching H.R. Pufnstuff: The Movie)
     
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    I'm not sure the story was anymore pointless than in the book: he became king of the wild things, had a wild rumpus, got lonely, returned home. I understood that as the theme: crazy little boys need moms who love them, even if they don't realize it.
     

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