Sometimes A Movie Is Just A Movie

Link: Movie Review – Where the Wild Things Are — NYTimes.com

There are different ways to read the wild things, through a Freudian or colonialist prism, and probably as many ways to ruin this delicate story of a solitary child liberated by his imagination.

There are probably fewer ways to ruin a movie review, but trying to turn it into a miniature graduate school dissertation is definitely one of them, as the Times’ Manohla Dargis does all too frequently.