WALL-E (Three-Disc Special Edition + Digital Copy)
by Andrew Stanton (Director)
Review by Charles Mohapel
WALT DISNEY VIDEO DVD ISBN/ITEM#: B001EOQWEO
Date: 01 December 2008 List Price $39.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Official Info /
For many people, seeing the names Disney and Pixar together on a movie poster or in a TV promo spot is like making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich - they just go together so well and you just know you're going to enjoy the finished product.
WALL-E is just the latest in a successful line of collaborations, a fact duly noted by audiences worldwide.
Elissa Knight ... EVE (voice)
Jeff Garlin ... Captain (voice)
Fred Willard ... Shelby Forthright - BnL CEO
MacInTalk ... AUTO (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... John (voice)
Kathy Najimy ... Mary (voice)
Sigourney Weaver ... Ship's Computer (voice)
With only a cute cockroach (a definite alternate reality there) as company, WALL-E spends his days sorting through garbage, finding odd bits that he sets aside to bring home at the end of his day, and compacting the rest of the garbage into large cubes which he piles higher and higher and higher. My first thought here was that one man's trash is a robot's treasure.
WALL-E's world gets turned upside down when a probe ship lands and deposits EVE (Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator), an egg-shaped white robot that is like catnip for WALL-E, a fact that makes sense to me given that he chases the red landing lights of the descending ship in a manner that reminded me of a friend's pet cat chasing a focused flashlight beam.
After surviving near misses by EVE's weaponry, WALL-E finally befriends her and things accelerate to warp speed from there.
"Animation Sound Design: Building Worlds From The Sound Up"
Audio Commentary by Director Andrew Stanton
Coming to Theaters:
Commercial for Disney Blu-ray
Coming Soon to DVD and Blu-ray:
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (December 2, 2008)
The Secret of the Magic Gourd
TinkerBell and the Lost Treasure
"Captain's Log: The Evolution Of Humans"
This is an interesting look back at how the plot changed over the course of the 4 years it took to make this film.
"Notes On A Score"
"Life Of A Shot: Deconstructing The Pixar Process"
"WALL-E And EVE"
Humans (For Film Fans)
"The PIXAR Story by Leslie Iwerks" (1:28:30)
"B & L Shorts (9:30)"
- "Operation Cleanup"
- "All Aboard The Axiom"
- "Captaining The Axiom"
- "Meet The BNL Robots"
Deleted Scenes (12:45)
Robots (For Families)
"Lots Of Bots" Storybook (Read Along/Play Along)