Pixar's classic WALL-E is a weird movie. Earth has become so polluted that the human population abandoned the planet for a centuries-long space cruise while an army of trashbots clean up the mess they left behind. How this ever got past a pitch is anyone's guess, but the bots (and a cockroach) have undeniable charm. WALL-E, the last of his kind, is resourceful, good-natured, curious, industrious, considerate and thoughtful. Meanwhile, the humans are fat, lazy and none-too-bright. The odds that they will make it as farmers upon their return—a move predicated on the germination of a single plant—are rather slim. Still, as long as there's a bot with that loves toe-tapping show tunes (Hello Dolly's Put on your Sunday Clothes), there's hope, right?
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