ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Where The Wild Things Are

Updated on November 4, 2013

Where The Wild Things Are: A Timeless Movie

"Where The Wild Things Are" is 2009 movie release of a Sendak's 1963 book. As I write this, it has a  69% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which is not a bad result. The major criticism is that, while it is a very good movie, it is too "heavy" for some children. Personally, I like it when a Hollywood movie offers some depth and I respect a director who does not feel compelled to give the same rosey ending to every movie. On this site, you wll find "Where the Wild Things Are" Merchandise. I personally think that the BEST is Max's footed pajamas. Kids love footed pajamas. Imagine dressing your kid up as Max! What a great gift idea for your fan of Where The Wild Things Are!
( Photo is Poster from Warner Movie Release )

Watch The Official Trailer Of Where The Wild Things Are

Wild Wisdom

Did you know?

The creatures costumes were created by The Jim Henson Company, of Muppets Fame

Get a Toy From Where The Wild Things Are

Can You Sew?? Make Your Own Max Costume - Make a costume of Max from Where The Wild Things Are

This Howcast video shows how to make a Max Costume at home!

Wild Wisdom

Can You Sew?? Create A Costume!

Can you sew? Here is a Simplicity Animal Costume Pattern and here is a McCalls Animal Costume Pattern . You should be able to create a Max Costume with one of these

.

Make Your Skateboard A Memory Of the Movie

Get a OFFICIAL GIRL WILSON WILD THINGS DECK for your skateboard

Information about Where The Wild Things Are

Movie Release Date: 16 October 2009

Director: Spike Jonze

Book: 1963

Author: Maurice Sendak

Soundtrack: Karen O, the vocalist of the rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs

( Karen O. is the ex-girlfriend of Spike Jonze, the director of the movie

Where The Wild Tnings Are: The Book!

Wild Wisdom

Did you know?

Universal originally had the rights. But after some disagreements, director Spike Jonze took it to Warner.

Where The Wild Things Are Pajamas

A great gift idea. If your kid is a fan of Where The Wild Things Are, this will warm their heart and the rest of them as well.

Wild Wisdom

Did you know.....the mosters were originally HORSES!!!

From Wikipedia: The original concept for the book featured horses instead of monsters. According to Sendak, his publisher suggested the switch when she discovered that he could not draw horses, but thought that he "could at the very least draw 'a thing'!" He replaced the horses with caricatures of his aunts and uncles, whom he had studied critically in his youth as an escape from their weekly visits to his family's Brooklyn home. When working on the opera adaptation of the book with Oliver Knussen, Sendak gave the monsters the names of his relatives: Tzippy, Moishe, Alexander, Emile, and Bernard.

Wild Wisdom

Did you know?

Where the Wild Things Are was originally due for release in May 2008. It was finally released in October 2009

"Where the Wild Things Are" Pajamas - Get a bargain on Where the Wild Things are Pajamas from Ebay

Buy your kid pajamas with scenes from "Where The Wild Things Are"

Three Animated Interpretations of - "Where The Wild Things Are"

This is really interesting! I have found three different versions of the same movie. One woman narrates and two men. One man sounds very aggressive, the other sounds very sleepy. Compare the three and see which you like best!

"Where The Wild Things Are" Costume

Buy a costume to dress up like Max!

What Did You Think About "Where The Wild Things Are"?

Some people loved the movie, others hated it. Some said it was charming. Others said it was too dreary for a kid. What did you think? What did your kids think? (Please give the ages of your kids).. If your family has mixed reviews, you can leave comments in both sides of the debate.

What Did You and Your Kids Think About Where the Wild Things Are?

Where The Wild Things Are Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Original Songs By Karen O And The Kids [SOUNDTRACK]

ALBUM Released SEPTEMBER 29 2009!

Wild Wisdom

Did you know?

The biggest controversy is: Who is the intended audience?

This will likely be a movie that the entire family will love or the entire family will hate. The only way to know for sure is to see it.

DVD: Animated Version of Where The Wild Things Are

This is NOT the movie that is released in October 2009. This is an animated version released one year earlier in 2008. However, this comes with 5 more stories. Might be a good alternative.

What is your opinion of where the wild things are? Or this lens? Or anything for that matter. Let us hear from you!

What DId YOU Think Of the Movie??

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Aunt-Mollie 5 years ago

      I never saw the movie but I think all kids adore the book, especially the pictures.

    • JanieceTobey profile image

      JanieceTobey 7 years ago

      Although I haven't seen the movie, the book "Where the Wild Things Are" is fantastic! Like Nan's, my kids are too old for the costumes, but the Max costume is adorable!

    • NanLT profile image

      Nan 8 years ago from London, UK

      I LOVED reading Where the Wild things Are when I was a kid. so much so that when my eldest son was little I bought a copy just so I could read it to him. I now read that same book to my two youngest boys.

      I just wish they were still little enough they'd want to be dressed up in some of these adorable pyjamas.

      5* and you've been blessed

    • partyjulie profile image

      partyjulie 8 years ago

      This is a BEAUTIFUL lens! So well done! 5*

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)