JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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WALL-E: from environmental adaptation to sentimental nostalgia

 

Robin L. Murray

Robin L. Murray is Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University where she teaches film and literature courses and advises the film studies minor. She co-authored Ecology and Popular Film: Cinema on the Edge (SUNY Press 2009) and “Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Or, What are Western Heroes Fighting About Anyway?”  (Under review at University of Utah Press) with Joseph K. Heumann. They are currently working on a manuscript exploring enviro-toons — animated features with explicit or implicit environmental perspectives.