There were a slew of new movie stills for Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are released over the weekend, and they give you a better idea of what we can expect from the film, specifically no CGI. It’s hard to make a lot of sense of the flick from the images, although it’s starting to look a little like this generation’s Neverending Story. The Wild Things look low-tech, but cool; scary but cuddly; fierce by friendly. The images have a certain 80s Saturday morning feel.
It’s still hard to tell how they plan to expand seven sentences into a full-length flick, but it does appear that there will be a lot of time spent in Wild Things land — a quest, perhaps? Max will have to find the ring or something before he’s allowed to go back and get that hot meal waiting for him?
Well, if it does well, we can all look forward to Mickey in the Kitchen, which is kind of a messed up book, if you think about it. “Mickey in the Batter”? The Chefs are cooking Mickey, you know? That’s their secret ingredient to their morning cake.
Anyway, here are those images: