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Max and the Wild Things "Monsters"

October 13, 2009

Just about every kid in the civilized world probably either read, or had read to them Maurice Sendak's book "Where the Wild Things Are". It's the illustrations most of us remember; huge, furry clawed and toothed "monsters" playing with a kid wearing a crown and a wolf suit!  Director Spike Jonze has brought the beloved book to cinematic life in an effort to "make a movie about childhood" that is really for everybody, including teens. If this was one of your fave childhood memories, you are in for a treat.

We got to chat with Max and his Wild Things (sounds like a rock band!) in Beverly Hills recently to learn that the actors voicing the beloved critters from the book had tons of fun recording their voices all together while they cavorted with props on a big sound stage rather than alone in an isolated recording booth. Read More