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WALL-E

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What's it About

In the distant future, WALL-E (Ben Burtt), a lonely trash compactor robot, industriously goes about his job on a polluted, deserted Earth; humankind has long abandoned the planet in favor of luxury space stations. When the winsome ultra-modern robot EVE (Elissa Knight) arrives on Earth in search of new life, WALL-E offers her a small green seedling he has found. EVE then returns to the Axiom space ship, and a love-struck WALL-E chases after her. Will this romance ever blossom?

Why we love it

Pixar’s Oscar-winning ninth feature delivers some pointed social commentary within a delightful science fiction tale that will appeal to adults and children alike. Brilliant sound design renders WALL-E as a living, sentient soul whose longing for human-style connection is palpable. Stanton’s meticulous attention to detail and the film’s unabashed sweetness combine to create something truly special. It’s hard not to root for “Wall-E”!

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BEST MOVIES BY FARR is your personal guide to great movies to rent, stream, or buy; to watch at home or on-the-go. Led by film advocate John Farr, the Best Movies by Farr team works as a "quality filter" for the discerning moviegoer. Every day, we bring you the best of the best, the fantastic familiar films and hidden gems, to answer that age-old question: "What should we watch tonight?"