Meanwhile, back at my old haunting ground, the Lloyd Center mall up in Portland, Oregon, John Lasseter and the crew from Pixar held a test-audience screening for the next film to come from the talented studio, Wall-E. With Ratatouille breaking the $500 million mark Pixar’s string of successes is continues, so the pressure is on for Wall-E.
Some storyboards and rough animation was sprinkled throughout and a temporary soundtrack was being used, so the film wasn’t quite completed. But that didn’t stop one lucky viewer from gushing about Wall-E to the local rag, The Oregonian.
Monday evening a few friends and I saw what I presume was one of the
first test screenings of Wall-E at the Lloyd Center. John Lassater was
sitting behind us.
Pixar has done it again. I never saw Cars, didn’t have much
interest, yet I feel I should now see it at least once. Ratatouille was
simply lovely and Wall-E is just as good if not better in it’s own
There are some light spoilers, but nothing that won’t already be spoiled for you by watching future trailers probably. (Read)