Wilde: Jonze is amazing director

Olivia Wilde has praised Where the Wild Things Are director Spike Jonze as "one of the finest directors living".

The Cowboys And Aliens actress stars alongside Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara and Amy Adams in Her, a love story between a man and an operating system.

"I think it's a wonderful film," she said. "It's incredibly romantic and funny and surreal.

"I think that Spike Jonze is one of the finest directors living and I'm really excited to see it because I think it'll be great."

The 28-year-old actress stars alongside Kate Mara in indie thriller Deadfall, as well as acting with Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Rooney in Her.

"I've got the Mara family on lockdown," she laughed.