Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Review Roundup – Jonze Jonze Jonze

Some more reviews/articles! You may not have come across these if you don’t follow me on Twitter, so I figured it was only fair to link them up. First up, over at the 500 Club I’ve been working on a Spike Jonze retrospective with Jesse Thompson. Jesse covered Being John Malkovichand Where the Wild Things…

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

This isn’t so much a review of Where the Wild Things Are as a justification of a theory. The theory? That the film, Jonze’s third, is at its core a tale of the erosion of the notion of “home” from a child’s perspective. Max, its prepubescent protagonist, finds the tendrils of adulthood encroaching upon him.…