If Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers' Where the Wild Things Are is even half as good as the book it's based on, it's gonna be amazing. But since film doesn't hit until October, you've got a hell of a wait. So in the meantime, check out weloveyouso.com:
In October 2009 Spike Jonze’s feature film rendition of Maurice Sendak’s classic story Where The Wild Things Are will hit movie theaters worldwide.
The film represents years of work from hundreds of different artists, writers, photographers, musicians, actors, and creators of all degrees.
This place has been established to help shed some light on many of the small influences that have converged to make this massive project a reality.
In other words, it's kind of an art blog—with all sorts of stuff thrown on there, from short films that affected Jonze's take on the material to photographs of Wild Things paraphernalia to links to Reggie Watts performances and Sendak interviews and Eggers speeches. It's all over the place, but in the good sort of way: The stuff posted sometimes feels totally random, but it's always worth checking out. Do so here.
Thanks to Ezra for the heads up.