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Weekend Movie Guide: I'll Be Where the Wild Things Are

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I've been waiting for months and months for Where the Wild Things Are to finally reach the big screen. My exposure to the original book was negligible, but a new Spike Jonze film is always an event. Is anyone not blown away by the weirdo art direction of this film? I've been ruminating on this site for months on the quickly slipping stature of Gerard Butler. He was once always the most interesting thing in a movie, but now he appears to be doing little more than cashing checks. Law Abiding Citizen is his newest mortgage payment.

Sorry, but Terry Quinn will always be The Stepfather. Amber Heard is cute and all, but I'll pass on this latest unnecessary re-make. I can't imagine that Black Dynamite could ever be better than I'm Gonna Get You Sucka. I love New York but generally despise hagiography. New York, I Love You feels like the latter. Last week in this space, I mistakenly wrote that Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman was opening. It actually opens this weekend. Pardon my mistake and see this great documentary.

Tickets, Showtimes, Reviews and Previews after the jump!