Two NPR stories on the movie: Where the Wild Things Are (Oct. 17, 2009)
How A Kid's Movie Became A Hipster Happening
Spike Jonze: Check. Dave Eggers: Check. Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Check. Where the Wild Things Are has all the ingredients to become the hipster equivalent of Star Wars. Writer Cliff Kuang talks about the bonanza of the cross-marketing.
Where the Wild Things Are: 50 Years Later
When Maurice Sendak was looking for inspiration for the wild things that would inhabit his now-classic book, he found it right in his own extended family. NPR's Bob Mondello reviews the new film version of Where the Wild Things Are, which opened this weekend.