Latest Andrew Stanton Stories
By Michael Janusonis BOSTON -- Bringing to the screen the charming story of a robot that was forgotten on an ecologically decimated Earth was a 14-year process according to Andrew Stanton, director and co-writer of WALL- E.
By Robert Butler, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 27--The most ambitious film yet from the House of Pixar, "WALL-E" is an intergalactic epic about robot romance, furious physical comedy and the fate of humanity.
By Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 27--When I heard that St.
By Jeff Vice Deseret News WALL*E -- **** -- Animated feature, starring the voices of Ben Burtt, Jeff Garlin and others; rated G (animated violence) Technological advances make "WALL*E" the best-looking of all the Pixar animated features to date.
No, no, no, says "WALL-E," creator Andrew Stanton -- Pixar's new movie is not sending an environmental message.
There is so little wrong with WALL-E, the latest film from the animation geniuses at Pixar, that I should get the bad stuff out of the way first.
It doesn't matter if the characters in his films are toys, insects, monsters, fish or robots. Andrew Stanton wants all of them to be as "human" as possible.
By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 26--In the 29th century, the lone residents of Earth are a solar-powered trash-compacting robot and his cockroach sidekick. Humans have flown away and pollution has choked vegetation and animal life.
"WALL-E," a savvy sci-fi Pixar comedy, has almost no dialogue. But with images and sound effects alone, it touches, it teaches and it tickles. It's the best Pixar film since "Finding Nemo."
Even for Pixar, a company that thrives on new frontiers, WALL-E is a gutsy next move. It's the first dystopian parable that's actually ecstatic fun. It's also the closest Pixar has come to making a full-length silent movie.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.