Friday at the Movies: Where the Wild Things Are

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It’s Friday morning and we’re talking about what everyone is talking about: “Where the Wild Things Are.” The highly anticipated adaptation of a long-beloved children’s books hits theaters today. Director Spike Jonze and renowned author Dave Eggers worked closely with Maurice Sendak, the Caldecott-winning author of the children’s classic, to create a feature-length film. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Bruce Handy, deputy editor of Vanity Fair and frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review, give us their take on the movie and the significance of Where the Wild Things Are.

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