articles

WALL-E

Pixar president on their development process, why there's no sequel to Inside Out or WALL-E
Jul 5, 2016

Though the studio just dropped Finding Dory and has a new Toy Story in development, Pixar isn’t exactly known for cranking out sequels. So, why don’t we already have Inside Out 2 and WALL-E: Back to Earth in development?

Why Pixar hopes you'll go back to using snail mail again
Jul 4, 2015

If the U.S. Postal Service didn't sway you to stop tweeting and start writing letters with its stamps of Rod Serling or The Simpsons, well, they're not giving up on you yet.

The heartbreaking beauty of Pixar in EXACTLY 7 minutes
Jul 4, 2015

A young Brazilian filmmaker spent 11 days watching Pixar's assorted films, painstakingly selecting the more than 500 clips that make up this touching ode to the house that Toy Story built.

Prepare to tear up at Good Wall-E Hunting
Jul 4, 2015

As far as mashups go, this one isn't particularly sophisticated. But the idea of mating the most pivotal scenes in both Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's Oscar winner and Pixar's robotic romance is rather inspired. (NSFW, due to audio F-bombs. Those at work, get your headphones or earbuds on.)

8 pretty, pulpy tributes for Pixar's 25th anniversary
Jul 4, 2015

The house that John Lassiter (and Steve Jobs) built is celebrating its 25th birthday this year and an online art gallery has been fielding stellar contributions featuring some terrific interpretations of Pixar's cast of characters.

LEGO announces the first official Doctor Who playset
Feb 4, 2015

They took their sweet time, but LEGO has announced that a timey-wimey, official Doctor Who playset is finally in production.

This gorgeous short film about a lonely robot puts a (very) dark spin on Wall-E
Sep 19, 2014

When you’re left all alone in the world, it stands to reason things might get a little weird and lonely. So what happens when L3.0 wants someone to play with?

Eco-Disaster: The best sci-fi films about environmental collapse
Apr 22, 2014

Of all the possible sci-fi scenarios in which the world and/or civilization as we know it comes crashing to an end, the environmental catastrophe seems more and more the likeliest.

You'll believe Tom Cruise is WALL-E in cool Pixar/Oblivion mashup
Mar 6, 2013

Tom Cruise as an adorable robot? Hey, weirder things have happened.

This is what happens if you ask Siri's opinion about robot movies
Dec 17, 2012

Apple just keeps innovating. Last fall they released the personal assistant application known as Siri, and everyone's iPhones started answering questions and reading text messages out loud and giving directions. Now Siri's taken another step forward into the realm of film criticism.

Guy spends two years building amazing life-size, working WALL-E
Dec 17, 2012

Ever since he first rolled into our lives back in 2008, we've loved WALL-E, the lovable trash compactor robot at the heart of the Pixar film of the same name. He's cute, he's loving, he's brave and he's just plain neat. Too bad he's only a cartoon, right? Well, not anymore.

17 dystopic futures we hope we'll never have to live through
Dec 17, 2012

Science fiction teems with harrowing dystopic visions of a tomorrow far worse than today for any number of reasons: Viral outbreak, world war, alien invasion, zombies. And in honor of Green Week, here are some of the most inhospitable, which remind us of the necessity of being green ... and knowing how to field-strip a Colt. 45.

Image of the Day: Where's WALL-E?
Dec 15, 2012

Presented without comment. (Via Slashfilm)...

5 sci-fi blockbusters reimagined as old school game cartridges
Dec 15, 2012

Vintage video games are always fun, and sometimes they're more fun when the graphics are astonishingly bad. In that spirit, Penney Design has taken the concepts behind several modern sci-fi blockbusters and reimagined them as Cartridge Video System (CVS) adaptations from the '70s and '80s.
0

WALL-E wins best animated film Oscar
Dec 14, 2012

The Disney/Pixar film took home the Academy Award for best animated movie.