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Writer, director and producer George Lucas has agreed to present animator John Lasseter with an award at the Venice International Film Festival. Lucas is best known as the mastermind behind the blockbuster Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. ANSA said Lucas is to give Lasseter a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award Sept.
Actor Taylor Kitsch and actress Lynn Collins have reportedly joined the cast of the upcoming U.S.
By MANNING, David Nelson Mail movie reviewer David Manning sees some magic at play in Pixar's latest. -------------------- Wall-E Starring Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard. Directed by Andrew Stanton. PG.
By Frank Gabrenya, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 3--With all due respect to Batman, the Joker and fans of dark crime dramas, the best-reviewed movie of 2008 is an animated feature rated G.
In this delightful film the technical wizards at Pixar - which made Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles - dispel the myth that size matters.
By Tim Walker It's a cartoon about a lonely robot who can't even speak, but America's leading critics are queuing up to hail Pixar's summer blockbuster as 'ET' meets 'Citizen Kane'.
By ERIN CARLSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jerry Herman, eyes welling with tears, could hardly believe what he was hearing as he watched the new animated blockbuster "WALL-E." The composer of the Tony-winning musical "Hello, Dolly!" had licensed songs from the 1964 show to Pixar Walt Disney Co.'s computer animation arm but he had no idea that his music and lyrics would factor so prominently in the story of the sci-fi robot romance.
By Erin Carlson NEW YORK -- Jerry Herman, eyes welling with tears, could hardly believe what he was hearing as he watched the new animated blockbuster "WALL-E." The composer of the Tony-winning musical "Hello, Dolly!" had licensed songs from the 1964 show to Pixar -- The Walt Disney Co.'s computer-animation arm -- but he had no idea that his music and lyrics would factor so prominently in the story line of the sci-fi robot romance.
By Micheal Compton, The Daily News, Bowling Green, Ky. Jul. 3--With smash hits like "Independence Day" and "Men in Black," Will Smith has pretty much staked his claim as the box office king of the Fourth of July.
By ROGER EBERT *** WALL-E 98 minutes, G Directed by Andrew Stanton. Written by Stanton and Jim Reardon. Produced by Jim Morris. Edited by Stephen Schaffer. Music by Thomas Newman. With the voices of Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenberger and Kathy Najimy.
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