WALL-E

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94

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Universal acclaim- based on 2003 Ratings

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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]
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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 510
  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. AaronF.
    Jun 29, 2008
    10
    Beautiful, epic, touching and funny. I expected the best going in, received nothing less than perfection. Well done!
  4. DavidN.
    Feb 24, 2009
    10
    Simply the best animated feature I've ever seen, and one of the best movies, period,I've ever seen. A combination of heart, soul, Simply the best animated feature I've ever seen, and one of the best movies, period,I've ever seen. A combination of heart, soul, relevance - all wrapped up in the story of a little, lonely robot. 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. JasonJ.
    Jul 15, 2008
    8
    Quite literally, this is just about the only movie in the theaters right now (and for the past 6 months) worth seeing. What's with all Quite literally, this is just about the only movie in the theaters right now (and for the past 6 months) worth seeing. What's with all the comic book movies and sequels? Answer: there aren't any good ideas anymore and people apparently aren't fond of thinking while at the movie theater either. WALL-E delivers some substance at a time when there is no substance. It's a deep and dark animated movie so only take your kids under 10 if they have high IQs. The others won't get it and won't like it (you know, the future comic book movie crowd). Anyway, this movie covers love, loneliness and environmentalism all in one smooth shot. The only reason I didn't give this movie a 9 or a 10 is because there was a little bit too much meandering at the end when all the robots were running around. Trust the reviews, it's original. 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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