What messages are movies delivering? What makes them work or not work? And why does that matter? Newbery Medal Winner Tae Keller and her husband Josh Nadel tackle these questions, and dissect the way movies both reflect and impact our culture. Tune in for story analysis, debates, a sprinkling of fun facts, and a whole lot of hot takes along the way.

WALL-E, or Work Makes Us Human

3 months ago

It's the end of the world. Humans have destroyed the planet and have taken to space. But that doesn't stop Movie Culture! Join us as we talk about this trash movie about a trash robot. (Technically, that's true).

01:58 Let's discuss! 03:28 What did we like? 10:57 What makes us human? 12:30 Do robots have feelings? 21:00 Wall E and Eve(a): Is it a bad romance? 28:24 Does work make us human? 38:30 Fatphobia in Wall-E 46:45 Is this a climate movie?