The masters at Disney-Pixar who brought us animated films like "Toy Story" and "Ratatouille" have done it again.
On Friday, June 27, moviegoers went to theaters to see everyone's new favorite trash-compacting robot "WALL-E" in his anticipated, big-screen debut. The movie is rated G.
Corporate superstore Big-N-Large plans to clean up the Earth while the rest of the human race is shipped out for a five-year vacation on a giant spaceship resort called Axiom. An advertising campaign like, "There's plenty of space in space!" and "You don't even have to walk!" helped to win everyone over when the polluted atmosphere became too stifling.
Now 700 years later, our hero WALL-E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter-Earth-Class) is alone in an abandoned, garbage-covered city where he spends his days compacting little cubes of garbage and building skyscrapers out of them. Accompanied by a robotic cockroach, he collects odds and ends in his leisure, watches "Hello, Dolly!" on VHS and records show tunes - but is generally lonely.