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Maurice Sendak On Where the Wild Things Are

Will You Take Your Kids to See "Where the Wild Things Are?"

While the Max costume may be the hottest getup of the upcoming Halloween season, many wee ones may not actually see the flick Where the Wild Things Are. Youngsters that can't handle the pages with pictures may not be capable of dealing with the monsters in a silver-screen format. While some tots may be able to handle the long claws and yellowish eyes, others may bolt for the exit sign howling all the way home. But even scarier than the fangs and a sole mission on a boat may be the author of the classic tale's response to the question, "What do you say to parents who think the Wild Things film may be too scary?" Maurice Sendak's surprising answer:
"I would tell them to go to hell. That's a question I will not tolerate."

Yikes! It may not be the fear factor that keeps mommies from purchasing those tickets but rather a snarky old man's attitude. Still, will you take the family to see the film? The trailer above is pretty enticing.

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