WALL-E Wins Oscar for Best Animated Film
WALL-E has won the Oscar for Best Animated Film.
"Wall-E" is described in press notes as "In a distant, but not so unrealistic future, where mankind has abandoned earth because it has become covered with trash from products sold by the powerful multi-national Buy N Large corporation, WALL-E, a garbage collecting robot has been left to clean up the mess.
Mesmerized with trinkets of earth's history and show tunes, WALL-E is alone on Earth except for a sprightly pet cockroach. One day, Eve, a sleek (and dangerous) reconnaissance robot, is sent to earth to find proof that life is once again sustainable. WALL-E falls in love with Eve".
He woos her during the film by sharing his love of the film Hello Dolly, he is mesmerized by Michael Crawford singing the show's classic songs "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" and "It Only Takes A Moment". The film opens with Crawford's voice happily singing out to the universe Jerry Herman's rich and emotional melodies.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
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