I saw Wall•E the other day with my kids and I found it absolutely rapturous, particularly the first half-hour or so. I wouldn’t be surprised if it ends up nominated for Best Picture. Not only is it a creative triumph, but it manages to convey “lessons” (ugh) about “environmental stewardship” (ugh) in a way that isn’t didactic or overbearing. It’s really something.
I was going to try to write a profound post about it, but luckily Frank Rich takes on that task today, so just read him.