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Dietmar Meinel – “Space: The Final Fun‐tier” – Returning Home to the Frontier in Pixar’s WALL‐E

Earth: The Final Frontier Pixar’s 2008 film WALL-E is set in a post-apocalyptic twenty-ninth century, in which humanity has left an uninhabitable Earth because its waste and garbage production led to global environmental destruction. Robots were left behind in order … Continue reading

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Colleen Montgomery – Woody’s Roundup and Wall-E’s Wunderkammer: Technophilia and Nostalgia in Pixar Animation

“Two words: ‘Sput-nik.’ Once the astronauts went up, children only wanted to play with space toys.” – Pete the Prospector, Toy Story 2 Although Pixar Animation’s corporate identity has long been tied to the studio’s advancement of digital animation technologies, … Continue reading

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