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Monday, Aug. 31, 2009

Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m.

The most daring aspect of WALL-E, Pixar studio’s robot sci-fi fantasy and one of the studio’s finest films yet, is the paucity of dialogue. Unlike the average, running-at-the-mouth animated feature, many minutes elapse before any sound is heard except the dry wind rustling on the dead surface of the planet. The chattering electro exchanges between WALL-E...
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009

Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 5 p.m.

The most daring aspect of WALL-E, Pixar studio’s robot sci-fi fantasy and one of the studio’s finest films yet, is the paucity of dialogue. Unlike the average, running-at-the-mouth animated feature, many minutes elapse before any sound is heard except the dry wind rustling on the dead surface of the planet. The chattering electro exchanges between WALL-E and and his robot love interest, EVE, scarcely counts as dialogue and conversation...
12.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Everybody loves year-end top 10 lists except me�at least when it comes time to reflect on the year in movies just ended. It�s a frustrating task. The majority of films reviewed in the New York Times will never reach Milwaukee cinemas and the number of non-Hollywood movies shown on local screens declined in 2008 from past years. Also, two Oscar contenders won�t open here until January: Revolution...
Monday, July 7, 2008

Will WALL-E save the world?

Starting with Toy Story, Pixar Studios has produced the finest animated feature films for mainstream audiences since the days when Walt Disney was young. Pixar’s vivid animation was always executed with pioneering technology, but that would matter less if the scripts weren’t so funny, trenchant and intelligent. Even the dumbest Hollywood cartoon directors have figured out a formula to keep the kids happy and the adults amused. Pixar brings a more profound sophistication for a multi-generational audience, excelling beyond what contemporary Hollywood animated and live action movies usually achieve...

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