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First pic from Spike Jonze's "Where the Wild Things Are"

Old 06-25-07, 01:26 PM
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First pic from Spike Jonze's "Where the Wild Things Are"

Proud to say I scooped this image. Click the pic for high-rez. Awesome stuff. Film comes out October 3rd.



http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2007/06/21...ld-things-are/

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Old 06-25-07, 01:28 PM
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can't f'in wait. Opening night for me.
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Looks like the book, so that's good. But is there really a story to be told with this movie or is it just another quick cash-in?
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Spike's pretty respectable, so I don't think this is get-rich-quick play on the studio's part.
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They got the suit right, and the monster feet look nice as well!
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Looks awesome so far. I trust Jones to do this justice so I'll be there opening weekend, assuming the eventual trailer doesn't suck.
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Better not be anything too juvenile, like one of the beasts eats too much stew and gets gas problems. I am very curious to see the creature designs.


EDIT: BTW, that site says the movie doesn't come out until Oct. 3rd alright, in 2008!!!!!
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Judging from the look of Max, I can't imagine they'd be much different than the book designs.

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Screen Test
http://gawker.com/5003144/where-the-...?autoplay=true
I heard that the studio is planning on reshooting this because it proved to be too scary for children? I really hope not though, kinda reminds me of labyrinth
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That clip sucked.
Old 03-06-08, 04:58 AM
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that picture kinda gave me chills for some reason. i'm all over this, i hope its done well.

by that clip, im not sure if im gonna like the kid..

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i really hope they dont do a full re-shoot... keep Jonze's vision.

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oh nevermind, i just read that that isnt the actual kid playing Max

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Spike Jonze responds to leaked 'Wild Things' clip
Amid a storm of blog posts across the Internet, the director of Where The Wild Things Are has responded to the exclusive clip one of our users leaked onto the web. Spike Jonze has said that the clip was a test for visual effects and won't actually appear in the film.

Straight from his mouth to us:

* that was a very early test with the sole purpose of just getting some footage to Ben our vfx (visual effects) supervisor to see if our vfx plan for the faces would work. The clip doesn’t look or feel anything like the movie, the Wild Thing suit is a very early cringy prototype, and the boy is a friend of ours Griffin who we had used in a Yeah Yeah Yeahs video we shot a few weeks before. We love him, but he is not in the actually film...Oh and that is not a wolf suit, its a lamb suit we bought on the internet.

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The movie is in trouble

http://theplaylist.blogspot.com/2008...-comments.html

The Single Worst Sentence Of All Time: “… and evidently Alvin & The Chipmunks screenwriter Jon Vitti was requested by Warners to make “significant changes” to the script.”
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here's the rest of the blurb...

...(calm! calm people, he also wrote for "The Simpson's" movie, SNL and the "Larry Sanders Show")
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Originally Posted by Ronnie Dobbs
Game over man! Game over!
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where's your god now?

where?!
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Originally Posted by Zen Peckinpah
Game over man! Game over!
damn straight...

i say we take off and nuke the whole thing from orbit... only way to be sure...
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Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
here's the rest of the blurb...
The Simpsons MOVIE -- damn, the news gets worse and worse. Being the Alvin & the Chipmunks scribe was bad enough.

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I actually like the Simpsons movie, it plays much better without expectation, that said -- it had 15 writers (11 primary, 4 consultant) -- this sounds like a horrible addition.
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Originally Posted by RichC2
it had 15 writers (11 primary, 4 consultant) --
Wow it had 15 writers to come up with " Spider-pig....Spider-pig...does whatever a spider-pig does."

The Simpsons should have died about 10 years ago. Its been milking it for so long now and getting unfunnier as each passing episodes flies by. When a truly great show is created why can't American studios finish them before they lose quality. They milk them dry almost every time.
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Because people still watch. And as the $200+m gross for the movie shows, people will still pay to watch.
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WB has taken it off of its 2009 schedule.

Where The Wild Things Are Pushed Back Indefinitely
By Katey Rich: 2008-07-14 10:53:12

It started as a hugely anticipated movie among independent film fans and general audiences alike, but Where The Wild Things Are may now be in danger of becoming an urban legend, a visionary movie that nobody ever gets to see. The Spike Jonze adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s seminal children’s book has suffered rumors of its own demise for months, as the release date continues to be pushed back and Jonze reportedly tries to retool his vision to satisfy Warner Bros.

Now Patrick Goldstein, the reporter and blogger for The Los Angeles Times, is taking a look at the movie in his blog The Big Picture, motivated by the fact that Warner Bros. has completely removed Wild Things from its upcoming schedule. Uh-oh. Being a big-time reporter, Goldstein got Warner Bros. reps on the phone, and they promised not all was lost. “"We'd like to find a common ground that represents Spike's vision but still offers a film that really delivers for a broad-based audience. We obviously still have a challenge on our hands,” said Warner exec Alan Horn, with perhaps a gigantic understatement. By way of reassurance, he added, “No one wants to turn this into a bland, sanitized studio movie. This is a very special piece of material and we're just trying to get it right."

Goldstein points out that Warner Bros. has made an effort to hand over big-budget properties to visionary, upstart directors, and has had massive success, from Alfonso Cuaron’s definitive take on Harry Potter to Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s series. But, then again, these are the guys who gave the Wachowskis Speed Racer, and pretty much everyone lived to regret that decision. Jonze has proven his visual dexterity in his music videos and mind-bending features, but the success of his two movies thus far (Being John Malkovich and Adaptation) could both conceivably be credited to Charlie Kaufman, who came up with the story that keeps Jonze’s weird vision afloat. Jonze has Dave Eggers on his side for the Wild Things screenplay, but still, it’s possible that this time he can’t find the balance between the bizarre aesthetics and the story that keeps the movie alive.

Goldstein repeats rumors that children cried and ran out of test screenings, and that Jonze is currently trying to find a way to make his puppet-CGI hybrid “wild things” more compelling characters. So it looks like this isn’t just an instance of an evil studio clamping down on a talented filmmaker, but a series of problems way too big to overcome in the editing room. Goldstein’s article asks “Can Spike Jonze save Where The Wild Things Are?” The less optimistic question, but perhaps the more accurate one, is “Has Spike Jonze killed Where The Wild Things Are?”

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Where...tely-9510.html
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hopefully some day we'll see spike's version of the film.

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