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*** Official WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Discussion Thread

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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Thi Them

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Posted March 25 2009 - 12:26 PM

The trailer has finally arrived and it looks awesome: Apple - Movie Trailers - Where the Wild Things Are

Love the use of the Arcade Fire song.


#2 of 6 OFFLINE   JonZ


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Posted March 25 2009 - 12:50 PM

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

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Thi Them

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Posted March 26 2009 - 03:00 AM

Yeah, it kinda felt like I was watching a summary of the whole movie. ~T

#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted October 18 2009 - 11:17 PM

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.


#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Greg Kettell

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Posted October 20 2009 - 03:24 AM

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)

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   DaveF



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Posted October 20 2009 - 03:36 AM

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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