Latest WALL-E Stories
By Jack Markowitz WOW-E! How vile the human race is. Consuming is all we are good for. Or rather, bad for. Because as we consume we ruin. We leave a terrible mess. The planet will be dead if we don't stop. It may already be too late.
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 Susan Dunne, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 4--Last weekend, at the end of a screening of "Wall-E" at Showcase Buckland in Manchester, some audience members spontaneously burst into applause.
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 Daniel Neman, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 28--"WALL-E" is brilliant, amazing, astonishing, a work of great humor and heart. And then it loses something. Fortunately, the problem is not fatal. But neither is it minor; for a substantial chunk of time, the story becomes almost . . . dull.
By GREG HERNANDEZ They say the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. You could add a blockbuster opening for a Pixar movie to that list.
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.
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.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.