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Where The Wild Things Are: The IMAX Experience

bigImage Director Spike Jonze collaborates with celebrated author Maurice Sendak to bring one of the most beloved books of all time to the big screen in WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out the world we live in.

The film tells the story of Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy who feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. Max lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs for a kingdom to rule. When Max is crowned king, he promises to create a place where everyone will be happy. Max soon finds, though, that ruling a kingdom is not so easy and his relationships there prove to be more complicated than he originally thought.

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Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures a Playtone/Wild Things production. A Spike Jonze Film. "Where the Wild Things Are." Cathereine Keener, Max Records and Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker. Music by Karen O and Carter Burwell. Executive Producers Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Bruce Berman. Based on the book by Maurice Sendak. Screenplay by Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers. Produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Maurice Sendak, John Carls, Vincent Landay. Directed by Spike Jonze.

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Outside Reviews:

"HuffPost Review: Where the Wild Things Are: The IMAX Experience" By Scott Mendelson, The Huffington Post

"Where the Wild Things Are" By Todd McCarthy, Variety

"Little Monsters" By Ross Anthony, Ross Anthony's Hollywood Report Card

"Where the Wild Things Are" By Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"Where the Wild Things Are" By Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine

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[PDF] Where The Wild Things Are: The IMAX Experience (Educator Guide)

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