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DVD Tuesday: I'll Be Where the Wild Things Are

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A common complaint I heard from parents last year who took their kids to see Where the Wild Things Are was, "It was too dark for a kids' movie." To these parents I say, "You are fucking morons." The only kids for whom this movie is too dark are stupid and ordinary kids, and who cares what they think anyway. For me, Where the Wild Things Are was the latest oddball entry in Spike Jonze's increasingly awesome canon. Don't rent it; buy it. The same goes for the latest from grand master Hayao Miyazaki, Ponyo. In fact, while you're at it pick up Totoro and Kiki's, too. 2012 is disposable garbage, but if you're in the mood for that you could do worse. Cold Souls might have been considered a brilliant movie if it had come out before Being John Malkovich. Instead, it's just derivative (but still pretty good). Who will stand up and end the MILF onslaught?

Where the Wild Things Are
My Neighbor Totoro
Kiki's Delivery Service
Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story
Cold Souls
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
We Live in Public
Bollywood Hero
Gentlemen Broncos
Bitch Slap
Alice in Wonderland
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