Latest WALL-E Stories

2010-10-04 13:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Sweetland, the Academy Award®-nominated director of the 2008 Pixar short "Presto," is set to direct THE FAMILIARS for Sony Pictures Animation. Sam Raimi & Josh Donen are executive producers. Adam J. Epstein and Andrew Jacobson are writing the screenplay for THE FAMILIARS, based on their just published novel. Sweetland joins Sony Pictures Animation after sixteen years at Pixar Animation, a run that began right out of...

2009-01-14 13:42:05

The movie Web site RottenTomatoes.com has declared Wall-E the Golden Tomato winner for best reviewed wide-release film of 2008. Films are ranked for Golden Tomato awards according to their Tomatometer scores, which are based on the published opinions of more than 200 top film critics aggregated by Rotten Tomatoes. The animated adventure, which earned a 96 percent positive response on the Tomatometer, also picked up the Golden Tomato for best reviewed animated film. Man on Wire won the award...

2009-01-08 22:00:00

SEAN PENN WINS TWO AWARDS - BEST ACTOR AND BEST ENSEMBLE - FOR HIS PERFORMANCE IN MILK HEATH LEDGER IS HONORED POSTHUMOUSLY FOR HIS WORK IN THE DARK KNIGHT WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT GALA AWARDS CEREMONY BROADCAST LIVE ON VH1 THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2009 AT 9:00 PM (ET/PT) SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 14th annual Critics' Choice Awards at a star-studded ceremony earlier this evening at the Santa Monica Civic...

2008-11-29 13:21:09

The DVD release of the film Wall-E from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is the current top seller in the United States, Nielsen figures show. The Hollywood Reporter said Friday that, according to the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, the computer-animated film topped all DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales while becoming the second most popular video rental this week. Another new film release, Tropic Thunder, captured second in DVD and Blu-ray sales. The comedy starring actors Ben...

2008-11-19 08:55:00

NASA is looking for the right stuff, or in this case, the right name for the next Mars rover. NASA, in cooperation with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures' movie WALL-E from Pixar Animation Studios, will conduct a naming contest for its car-sized Mars Science Laboratory rover that is scheduled for launch in 2009. The contest begins Tuesday, Nov. 18, and is open to students 5 to 18 years old who attend a U.S. school and are enrolled in the current academic year. To enter the contest, students...

2008-11-11 09:00:18

With just a week to go before the release of "WALL-E" on DVD, Amazon.com is offering the Disney-Pixar's blockbuster animated film for immediate pre-order. This highly anticipated film will be released on Nov. 18, 2008, and customers who pre-order and select "Two-day" or "One-day" shipping will have their order arrive on the date of release. Amazon Prime customers who select "Two-day" shipping will receive Release-Date Delivery for free. In addition, the first 100,000 customers who order...

2008-09-30 18:01:01

By Neil Elkes GIANT robots, a wall of sound and field of light are among the jaw dropping technological wonders on show at a city festival. The creative minds behind Pixar's Wall-E, Cars and Toy Story films, Wallace and Grommit and the social network website Bebo, will make special talks at the free Hello Digital event from October 23 to 26 at Millennium Point. But it will also offer the best creative digital talents the chance to showcase and develop their work. Other highlights...

2008-09-27 15:00:22

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. * * * * * Despite the excellent pedigree of Disney-Pixar movies, this latest creation exceeds expectations, becoming a movie rarity that spurs reflection, stirs the heart and speaks to the future. It's a love story, a futuristic cautionary tale, a rollicking...

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