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  • Summary: After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, Wall-E discovers a new purpose in life when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. [Walt Disney Pictures]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 39
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 39
  3. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. Mixing Chaplinesque delicacy with the architectural grandeur of a Stanley Kubrick film, director Andrew Stanton recycles film history and makes something fresh and accessible from it without pandering to a young audience.
  2. The new Pixar picture Wall-E is one for the ages, a masterpiece to be savored before or after the end of the world.
  3. The first half hour of WALL-E is essentially wordless, and left me speechless. This magnificent animated feature from Pixar starts on such a high plane of aspiration, and achievement, that you wonder whether the wonder can be sustained. But yes, it can.
  4. 100
    Daring and traditional, groundbreaking and familiar, apocalyptic and sentimental, Wall-E gains strength from embracing contradictions that would destroy other films.
  5. Reviewed by: Bob Mondello
    90
    The first hour of Wall-E is a crazily inventive, deliriously engaging and almost wordless silent comedy of the sort that Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton used to make.
  6. 88
    Put simply, WALL-E is about as charming as movies get.
  7. 70
    The picture feels weirdly, and disappointingly, disjointed, something that starts out as poetry and ends as product.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 57 out of 503
  1. B.W.
    Jul 4, 2008
    10
    A lot of people seem to share my opinion about how incredible this film was. I personally feel that this may be the best film I've ever A lot of people seem to share my opinion about how incredible this film was. I personally feel that this may be the best film I've ever seen. I don't see this as bashing any one group of people based on their weight (...and I love that one person commented on how this movie would offend "fat people". Don't you think that some people might find that label offensive?). It does raise some important questions about the amount of time that we spend in front of our computer/screens these days, the lack of time that we spend playing outdoors and interacting with others face to face, and the nature of the "corporate beasts" that rule the retail market. More importantly, it's got great music, amazing graphics, and is truly endearing and hilarious. Watch this movie. And then go for a walk with family or friends. Expand
  2. BreeJ.
    Aug 6, 2008
    10
    This movie is awesome. Wonderful story line, it's about time a movie such as this one appears.
  3. KenwanC.
    Jun 29, 2008
    10
    Another amazing film from PIxar. Although it has already been said, the first 30-40 minutes of the film are simply amazing. The film is far Another amazing film from PIxar. Although it has already been said, the first 30-40 minutes of the film are simply amazing. The film is far more touching than any other love story I've seen in recent times. Expand
  4. BrendanD
    Feb 8, 2009
    10
    I find the negative reviews on this site laughable. People are obsessed with the story, or what they call the irritating voices, or the fact I find the negative reviews on this site laughable. People are obsessed with the story, or what they call the irritating voices, or the fact that there isn't an enormous plot. All I can say is, anyone who was bored by this film or thought it was some leftist rant on pollution entirely missed the point. This film is all about feeling and emotion. It flows at parts like an opera, at others like one of the old Roadrunner/Coyote Chuck Jones shorts. In fairness, those who obsess over the film's social commentary are similarly short-sighted. Sociopolitical overtones aside, everything, from top to bottom, works in this film. Anyone who thinks "Finding Nemo" was great but can't stomach this movie should just go back and watch the second "Matrix" film; movies of actual substance just aren't for you. Expand
  5. EmilyP
    Jun 5, 2009
    9
    Breathtaking beauty and touching throughout the film, I found that this movie seemed to hide a kind of political message that kids might not Breathtaking beauty and touching throughout the film, I found that this movie seemed to hide a kind of political message that kids might not appreciate as well as adults...I felt that it held a kind of depth that is rarely seen in children's movies, while still managing to be heart-warming to everyone. It's a bizarre mix, but it works! My only problem with it was the fact that certain scenes dragged on in a dull way...but always managed to pick up. Expand
  6. MonaA.
    Jul 11, 2008
    8
    Although the beginning is rather slow, it gets very entertaining. The subtle humor is great and the series of events are enjoyable. It also Although the beginning is rather slow, it gets very entertaining. The subtle humor is great and the series of events are enjoyable. It also provides a valuable lesson to all who wish to preserve this fragile world. Expand
  7. BillN.
    Jul 3, 2008
    0
    The fart noises and the sexually suggested messages wasn't my thing. Who are you catering to: little kids or socially retarded adults?

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