Movie Reviews in 50 Words: (W)

Waking Life (2001)
Innovative eye candy crumbles under the weight of one too many philosophical monologues as a young man wanders a trippy dream world to unlock the secrets of the universe. An existential conundrum for you: does this movie truly cease if you press the “stop” button? Sweet Moses, be it so.

Bury it

WALL•E (2008)
Beneath the didacticism of Pixar’s ninth outing is an engaging story about a robot who escapes the grind to seize the extraordinary. The studio soars when it follows its strong narrative tradition, but falls flat when it peddles heavy-handed social commentary. Tell well, Pixar, and the tale will preach itself.

Borrow it

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