By portraying characters who are joyful and empowered without sex, the film validates celibacy as a lifestyle and shows that you don’t need sex to be happy.
Despite being more heteronormative and less feminist than the book, it is, in its own way, very interesting, with its own perspective on faith and an unconventional love story.
It may not have an explicitly asexual protagonist, but it comes closer than any other movie I've seen.
It’s a nice change to see a film that can be shamelessly sentimental about friendship, family, political idealism – anything except sex.
WALL-E and EVE may be robots, and thus free from sexual desire, but they still experience a full range of human emotions and express those emotions in very human ways.