I saw Where The Wild Things Are a week or so ago.
It was alright… but it seemed to be really stretching to add depth (and length) to a fairly basic underlying story. That said, Spike Jonze did an excellent job of capturing the same basic childhood emotions and dreams that the original book (and associated nostalgia) focussed upon.
I saw this video on The Onion today, and it made me think of the hype surrounding the movie:
Adults Go Wild Over Latest In Children’s Picture Book Series
The Onion is awesome.