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It's The Final One Sheet For WAAAALLLLLLL*EEE!!

Merrick here...
My contact BuzzLightbeer sent along this image for ya'll to take a look at. He says it's the final one sheet for WALL*E. Can't wait for this movie...Pixar + cool robots = gold in my book. This hearkens back to the cute robot/wacky computer movies of the 1980s - ahh, bliss. Now if someone would only remake THE LAST DRAGON? We'd be set! know I have to say it...although I'm so sorry to let down Talkbacker "God's Brother"...

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  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST


    by JeanLuc Dickhard

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:47 a.m. CST


    by ur-vile

    ...that's all I got

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:47 a.m. CST

    Probably not first but maybe...

    by Codename V

    I'm still not sure about this. It looks great, but story-wise I don't know enough... I'm sure it'll score no matter what.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:47 a.m. CST

    besides iron man this was a cool part of the comic con last year

    by JeanLuc Dickhard

    and the reno 911 guys killed

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:51 a.m. CST

    Remake The Last Dragon? Never!

    by TheNorthlander

    But a sequel with the same actors maybe...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:53 a.m. CST

    That white robot looks like the fucking Human Torch replacement

    by ELGordo

    In the FF cartoons. I forget it's name. It also reminds me of the replacement robot in Futurama that Bender took a disliking to.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Mac and Me, the remake

    by CuervoJones

    They remake all.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 8:59 a.m. CST

    this is gay

    by Sailor Rip

    these movies are for gays

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:07 a.m. CST

    Fantastic Four and Futurarama

    by Bloo

    the futrarama robet was the X-7, the Fantastic Four robert I believe was HERBIE<P>this movie looks great but everytime I see the title I think of Wal-Mart because I've always called it Wally World, which is sad because when you say Wally World it should be in connection with National Lampoon's Vaction and not with Wal-Mart

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:11 a.m. CST

    I am going to take my own life

    by God's Brother

    way to go, Merrick

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:20 a.m. CST

    But seriously,

    by God's Brother

    it's like watching pigs wallowing in their own filth.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:22 a.m. CST

    God's Brother

    by Merrick

    Now you're dissing my favorite pastime?? Be careful.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:24 a.m. CST

    driving people to suicide or wallowing in filth?

    by God's Brother

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:27 a.m. CST

    Bloo you ignorant slut!

    by Monkey Butler

    The robot in Futurama was the 1X, not the X-7!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:28 a.m. CST

    Where did the x-files trailer

    by Francis Begbie

    article go that was above this one on the main page?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:29 a.m. CST

    Me wants the final IJATKOTCS one-sheet

    by kwisatzhaderach


  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:29 a.m. CST

    X-files 2 trailer article was up

    by David Cloverfield

    and now it's not. I chose to click on this article first, and now it's gone. Creepy.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:38 a.m. CST


    by skimn

    The X files trailer vanished right after I viewed it..I'm sure Fox has nothing to do with it..the truth is out there!!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:44 a.m. CST

    another shitty merrick crap headline

    by bootle2

    saw that one coming a mile away. Stop using 'embiggen' you goddamn moron

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Wall- E, This years Little Miss Johnny 5

    by irrelevntelefant

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:11 a.m. CST

    Wall-E really looks like the bees knees...

    by superduper3000

    Bad pun, surely, but does anyone think this won't be one of (if not THE) best movies this year? Isn't it one of the ONLY original summer releases that isn't a sequel or spin-off? God bless PIXAR!! <BR> <BR> Chiller!<BR>

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:20 a.m. CST


    by God's Brother

    Come on, finish your sentence, all-caps... I DARE YOU

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Note to OttopartS:

    by kevred

    What's more "ghey", a harmless movie robot or someone who thinks of gay sex when he sees the poster for a children's film?<p>Just a helpful pointer for you there, before the next time you post something so self-unaware.<p>It looks like a really cute, charming little children's movie, and what's wrong with some non-ironic imaginative fare in a world poisoned by the self-satisfied smugness seen in comments like the one I refer to above?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:35 a.m. CST

    Man, it's obvious they are aiming for that "ET" look

    by Proman1984


  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:39 a.m. CST

    My prostate is Embiggened

    by irrelevntelefant

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 10:41 a.m. CST

    Pixar should remake "Heavy Metal"or "The Wall"

    by irrelevntelefant

    that would be embiggenly cool!!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:01 a.m. CST


    by Billy Batts

    I pray to God you're not serious.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:25 a.m. CST

    Short Circuit wants its robot back

    by knowthyself

    I smell a lawsuit.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:32 a.m. CST

    I was wondering how far I'd have to scroll down

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    to find the first Johnny Five joke. There will be lawsuits, and they will be justified. Nuff said. WALL-E is drinking Johnny Five's milkshake.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:35 a.m. CST

    I wonder if WALL E will...

    by professor murder

    ..need input! NO DISASSEMBLE!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Pixar +

    by PotSmokinAlien

    content that requires an R rating = something that would actually get me excited. What are they waiting for? Didn't their contract with Disney expire awhile back? Even if Disney wouldn't let them do it because of contractual shit couldn't they start up a satellite company that could make grittier movies?<P>Since i've already started to go there, I may as well bring it up: Pixar remaking AKIRA in a version closer to the books than the original anime-- rather than whoever doing the live-action disaster that is supposedly in the works-- would be just about the most mind-blowing movie news of my life.<P>I mean IMAGINE THAT SHIT!! A pot smoking alien can dream, i guess...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:36 a.m. CST

    Wall-E Five Still Alive

    by knowthyself

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:46 a.m. CST

    Nice one, knowthyself...

    by Laza-rus

    thinking the same thing. "Number 5 is alive, and still under copyright protection."

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:46 a.m. CST

    I... must own this.

    by sonic3305

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:53 a.m. CST


    by irrelevntelefant

    their contract with disney did expire... and so then disney bought pixar...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Johnny 5 IS ALIVE!!!!

    by railroadchapin

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Will this be better than Heartbeeps????

    by Samuel Fulmer

    Or Small Wonder....I wonder?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 12:54 p.m. CST


    by irrelevntelefant

    my embiggened prostate is blasphemy? <p> on a lighter note, disney bought pixar(7.4 billion in stock), making steve jobs the largest disney stock holder. it happened back in '06, so aicn should be reporting on it next week ... <p> i keed harry, i keed...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:03 p.m. CST

    Looking good...

    by UltimaRex


  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:05 p.m. CST

    And I meant that in a non-gay way...

    by UltimaRex

    Or "ghey" before anyone gets started...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:05 p.m. CST


    by finky089

    I'm not underwhelmed. But I'm not any "more" excited to see this movie based on this poster. It's sort of an odd choice for Pixar. This feels like a one-page ad for its DVD release than it does a big theatrical release.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:22 p.m. CST

    The Last Dragon?

    by loafroaster

    Fuck that! Where's my Flight of Dragons remake?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:22 p.m. CST

    More senseless Pixar bashing

    by Lovecraftfan

    Honestly the hatred Pixar gets around here for making good to terrific films is astounding. Do most people trash Pixar cause they think its hip or something.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:26 p.m. CST


    by Billy Batts

    I'm a black guy from East Detroit and I loved The Incredibles.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:26 p.m. CST

    merrick, when you say 'harkens back'...

    by billyhitchcock

    ....i think you mean 'fucking rips off'! i love disney and pixar, (apart from the incredibles: holly hunters voice destroyed that movie for me!) but they should be sued from here to eternity for the whole wall e design!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:30 p.m. CST


    by ATARI

    I get a bad link when I try to embigin'

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:34 p.m. CST


    by Bones

    Check the link guys...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Robot on top left

    by lonecow

    I bet that is what Wall-E becomes after a cosmic upgrade, so he go go all over space an never be alone again.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST


    by Automaton Overlord

    I love the design of that rocket!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    robot on top left is wall-e's love interest

    by irrelevntelefant

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:07 p.m. CST

    Classic Pose for a Blessing

    by PunchWasFramed

    Left hand to the chest/right hand raised is a classic pose for a blessing. It is found in other cultures, but in Christian iconography, two fingers are held up, and the hand is often tilted. If Wall-E were human,his left hand would be over his heart. The tilt of his raised right hand, along with the upward direction of his gaze creates a "pregnant" moment- tension created by something not quite touched(ie the image of Adam and God reaching towards each other on the Sistine ceiling.) The pose suggests Wall-E's attempt to connect his heart to space(a surrogate in this case for God or enlightenment.) The use of the iconic pose is meant to create an emotional connection the character and the audience. Without identifying the pose, a person reacting subconsciously will either gladly accept the positive emotion conveyed and will connect on some deep level to the character, or they will feel manipulated and get angry. Personally, I think the best art connects with us on a conscious as well as subconscious level, and it communicates emotion by drawing emotion out of us. If they pay as much attention to the detail of the character animation as they did to this one pose, its gonna be a great movie.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Still looks like...

    by Tourist

    ...Number 5 is alive.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Pixar caters to same audience- no frakking duh...

    by irrelevntelefant

    of course they do. they are in the business of making animated films for families. (very-very profitable animated family films) <p> nobody is bashing scorcese for not coming out with an animated animal comedy CAUSE IT AINT WHAT HE DOES!<p> "you know, 'the departed' would have been a much better film if it were all cgi kittens and took place candyland"

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Classic Gang Sign pose

    by irrelevntelefant


  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST


    by PunchWasFramed

    Ya, you're probably right.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST


    by irrelevntelefant

    my point is, they are making a shite load of money off what they are doing, so until they have a box office failure (and it will likely take more than one failure) they're not going to stray to far from what they've already put out. <p> i could see them creating a separate division for more adult themed animation. <p> as for The Departed, the parts were greater than the sum of the whole...

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:47 p.m. CST

    Sho Nuff!

    by Kentucky Colonel

    He's the real Shogun of Harlem! I picked up TLD at Sam's Club a few months back for $6. Worth every red cent!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:53 p.m. CST


    by uss cygnus

    Should we all just commit suicide so we don't pollute the Earth any further, W*AL*LGOR*-E?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Wall-E is the fifth Cylon

    by irrelevntelefant

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 3:13 p.m. CST


    by irrelevntelefant

    interesting name- are you joe pesci or mel gibson?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 3:55 p.m. CST

    Sorry but I really disagree with the general anti Pixar census

    by Lovecraftfan

    Pixar does have its formulas but does them amazingly well. Pixar consistently makes good films and most of the time great films as the brilliant incredibles, Ratatouille were. I just dont get the Pixar bashing.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 4:06 p.m. CST

    these movies are for Sailor Rip.

    by colinjbooth

    First. In. Line. That's all i'm saying Mr Rip, if that is indeed your real name.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 4:14 p.m. CST

    wall-e says:change evil ways or earth will die

    by pipergates

    thank you Pixar for the meaningful story.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    I read 'Sailor Rip', but in my head I hear

    by irrelevntelefant

    Rip Taylor... <p> *in best peter griffith voice* "are you rip taylor? .... are you?"

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 4:47 p.m. CST

    Nicer Poster Art

    by Teddy Artery

    This art is a vast improvement over the first images, at least it shows a bit of a 'story' in the imagery.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 4:53 p.m. CST

    Number 5 is alive...and ready to sue!

    by Sledge Hammer

    No sett-le-ment! Noooo sett-le-ment!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Pixar's Target Market...

    by Happyfat73

    Pixar has perfected pitching their films to the 4 quadrant market - that is, Male & Female, Young & Old. They make films with the potential to reach every demographic. That's gold in box office terms.</p> Yes, it does involve a bit of pandering to the lowest common denominator, but as long as they keep guys like Brad Bird (who can make formula more palatable than anyone else this side of Spielberg) then I reckon they might as well stick to what's working for them. If it ain't broke and all that.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 6:12 p.m. CST

    ET 5 is Alive and Phoning his lawyer

    by Pipple

    Anyone else looking forward to Semi-pro bombing harder than paris hilton's shitty movie?

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 6:15 p.m. CST

    Agreed on Ratatatat

    by Pipple

    I've seen more well crafted stories on saturday mornings over a bowl of fruit loops. Maybe I just couldn't get pass how you can control someone by pulling their hair, but it's certainly way overrated.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 7:24 p.m. CST

    Merrick & God's Brother

    by Embiggen

    Can't we all just get along!

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 9:42 p.m. CST

    Yes, why is it...

    by BizarroJerry

    that a certain segment of geeky folks reach a certain age and think everything should be dark, ironic and made just for them. "Why isn't every animated movie R-rated anime?" What's wrong with making movies for kids. There are a lot of TERRIBLE kids movies. Pixar shook things up and made films adults can actually like, without being "hip" self-referential and full of pop culture references. And Incredibles was much more adult than people are giving it credit for. I think you have to either have kids or nieces and nephews to get to the point where you can appreciate something kids can watch that isn't smug and cynical.

  • Feb. 28, 2008, 11:09 p.m. CST

    What's really sad...

    by jerseycajun

    is that the people making the Wall-E/Johnny 5 "rip off" posts think they're adding something new to the discussion over this movie.<br /><br />News flash: We've' heard all this about 12 months ago - and have heard it another 10,000 times for every story that surfaces over the movie. If there's anyone you haven't told of this, they're living in a cave in Afghanistan. So kindly leave it be and move on.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 12:10 a.m. CST

    E.T. Phoned

    by Proman1984

    He want's his look back lmao.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 12:12 a.m. CST

    "From The Humans That Brought You"

    by Kragmose

    Heh. Pixar rules.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 12:16 a.m. CST


    by God's Brother

    ha ha ha ha well played. Ok, beef over. Use it all you want, Merrick. Comedy saves the day once more...

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 12:22 a.m. CST

    I can't help but smile...

    by The_Fredo

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 12:22 a.m. CST

    everytime I see that little robot.

    by The_Fredo


  • Feb. 29, 2008, 3:43 a.m. CST

    Isn't this....

    by DishyDish

    Just a Disney-fied, 'A Grand Day Out' with Wallace and Gromit 1989?

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 6:10 a.m. CST

    Ya know what Wall E looks like?

    by eveelcapitalist

    Tell me I'm wrong if you want, but I swear to God that that little fucker has a resemblance to the old 8-bit Nintendo robot peripheral that they sold waaaaay back in the 80s. You know the one I'm talking about, R.O.B. It was that little thing that turned back and forth picking up...things. Anyway, it looks like ROB's great great great great great bastard grand child but the resemblance is there.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 9:45 a.m. CST

    If you took away all the comments that had been 'done before'...

    by Sledge Hammer

    ...there would be no talkback left.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Yes, it's made primarily as a family movie, but...

    by Rakafraker

    ...just be happy that you won't have to sit through a flick that doesn't make some attempt to appeal to adults, like Teletubbies, or Power Rangers. <p>I understand that not all people are into the technical aspect of film-making, but there is whole world out there that you're missing if you only look at a kid's movie on the surface. <p>Whether it's entertaining to you or not, that's a personal choice. The movie is made for kids. If you're not a kid, there is less chance that you'll enjoy it. I suppose it is easier to enjoy a movie if you're able to suspend (a certain amount, anyway) disbelief. It seems like many people can't, in our reality-obsessed global culture. <p>The sheer volume of manpower involved in the production, on the other hand, is amazing. Especially on large sets, fx, and animated films (CGI included). I dig appreciating the good ones and rip on the lesser too, but still find the whole process facinating, regardless if it's a family, fantasy, sci-fi, romcom, or dramedy. <p>Wall-E looks to be another big release for Pixar, who IMHO hasn't faltered from it's formula since inception and I love 'em for it. Sure there's been a few that I haven't felt as good about, but their worst is still better than most animation studios have ever put out (again, IMHO), and that's saying something. I have enjoyed many classic and modern animation films.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 3:02 p.m. CST

    God's Brother...

    by Embiggen

    You are definitely the Embigg... err Bigger man! God must be proud :-)

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Sledge Hammer...

    by jerseycajun

    I've sometimes thought that might not be such a bad thing.

  • Feb. 29, 2008, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Pixar makes people films.

    by jerseycajun

    As in, for people in general. They don't target kids, adults, men, women or any other subset group specifically. They target people, and Hollywood would do well to learn from that.