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Film Review: ‘Wild Things’ lacks warmth, whimsy

October 16, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

The author of “Where the Wild Things Are” picked Spike Jonze (“Being John Malkovich”) to direct the long-planned film of the much-loved children’s book. But whatever Maurice Sendak thought the quixotic Jonze would bring to the movie — a penetrating understanding of the thin, allegorical picture book, perhaps — what Jonze delivers, with a script [...]