WALL-E magic. Also: “Wit” and “Passion” and Painful Movies

No, they caaaaan't take that awayyyy from me.... I'm loving the raves for WALL-E. The first and the second time I saw the film, I came away saying, "I can't review this movie. Not yet. Because I can't explain the power it has over me. I honestly don't know how Andrew Stanton or his collaborators do it." I hate the cliche... but it is, indeed, movie magic at its best. A few of my friends and colleagues don't get it on this one. That's fine. No movie is perfect. I'm not spirited away … [Read more...]