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Film embraces poignant, hurtful rumpus

Spike Jonze’s adaptation portrays surprisingly human bonds, emotional moments

Part adventure story, part drama and part psycho-thriller, Where the Wild Things Are has more depth than its 10-sentence picture book counterpart. Like the book, the movie focuses on the imaginary escape of a lonely 6-year-old named Max. At home, Max feel…