WALL·E ★★★★★

Alternate title: "Wall-E: Get Woke"

A gorgeously animated ode to the past and warning for the future that transcends words and humanity. That first 45 minutes or so is one of the finest bits of filmmaking, animated or otherwise, I can remember- establishing a world almost wordlessly with humor and heart, and packing itself to the brim with ominous suggestions and tiny character moments. I care more about the relationship between Wall E and EVE than I do most humans; the ending scene between them is downright beautiful (and it doesn't hurt that Wall-E himself is cute as hell).

Bonus points for all the love for Hello Dolly! Wall-E would totally be a musical theatre nerd in the real world.