‘WALL•E’ Becomes First Disney/Pixar Film to Join Criterion Collection

Andrew Stanton’s WALL•E will become the first Disney/Pixar film to enter the prestigious halls of the Criterion Collection this November.

The first collaboration between Disney, Pixar, and Criterion will result in a loaded 4K UHD/Blu-ray combo edition (for a retail price of $49.95) and includes:

-One 4K UHD disc of the film, presented in both Dolby Vision HDR and HDR10+, and two Blu-rays with the film and special features with Alternate 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio and stereo soundtracks

-Two audio commentaries: one featuring Stanton and the other, character supervisor Bill Wise, co-producer Lindsey Collins, story artist Derek Thompson, and lead animator Angus MacLane

-New programs on Stanton’s cinematic influences and production designer Ralph Eggleston’s color scripts

-A tour of the Pixar Living Archive with Stanton

-Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, including segments from early animation reels

The Pixar Story documentary by Leslie Iwerks

-More than a dozen documentaries exploring the film’s production and robots

Anatomy of a Scene: The Plant, a masterclass with Stanton

“WALL•E”: A to Z, a new program featuring Stanton and coscreenwriter Jim Reardon

-Deleted scenes featuring commentary by Stanton

A Story (1987), a student film by Stanton and BURN•E , a short film by MacLane

-Various trailers

-English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing and English descriptive audio

The deluxe package will also contain an essay by author Sam Wasson, as well as selections from Stanton’s sketchbooks, script notes, and drawings, and artwork from the WALL•E team.

The WALL•E Criterion Collection edition is currently available for pre-orders, and will be released on November 22.

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