A week after its poster hit the net, the first trailer for Where the Wild Things Are is finally (finally!) upon us. And thankfully, unlike the poster, is isn’t coy at all about those Wild Things’ unmistakable, Maurice Sendakian mugs. Enough preamble — here’s the clip:
Don’t know about you, but from the Arcade Fire song to the glimpses of director Spike Jonze’s particular brand of magical realism to the implication that the story will revolve around our monster-PJ’d Max’s struggles with absent father issues, this trailer’s got me all with the goosebumples. The film has been delayed for nearly a year as director Spike Jonze reportedly toiled over and tweaked the project. But based on this first look, P-Dubs, do you feel it will be worth the wait?