Where the Wild Things Are
DIRECTOR: SPIKE JONZE
CAST: MAX RECORDS, CATHERINE KEENER, MARK RUFFALO, JAMES GANDOLFINI
Too rowdy and rambunctious at home, sensitive 8-year-old Max makes his escape to a place where the play is a little rougher and the playmates a lot bigger and hairier—an island populated by mischievous monsters for whom self-control is a fully foreign concept, who nominate Max as their king. A sweet-spirited adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s cherished children’s book, with James Gandolfini giving a quietly devastating vocal performance as Carol, a dangerously tantrum-prone Wild Thing.