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  Shrek. Hollywood Jesus Visual Reviews
Shrek believes that he is an ugly creature and that it is best for him to be alone.
While Shrek is not suitable for young children (a PG-13 rating would have been more appropriate due to crude humor and language) there are still lessons to be learned.
Shrek has to come to accept that he is an ogre and being an ogre is not what he thinks.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /shrek.htm   (3249 words)

 Shrek DVD review on AudioRevolution.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek is voiced by Mike Myers, peculiarly using a Scottish accent, and for the first time in his movie career, I actually liked him.
Shrek is a big green ogre who lives by himself in a swampy forest, and it's the way he likes it.
Shrek is enraged by all the fairy tale types invading his swamp (and his house).
www.avrev.com /dvd/revs/shrek.shtml   (1132 words)

 Shrek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek exploits that misconception to protect his privacy (when confronted by torch-bearing, pitchfork wielding villagers, he describes the gruesome fates awaiting those who disturb him).
Shrek promises to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from a castle tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon (Farquaad selfishly wants to marry Fiona solely for her royal standing so that he can become king).
Accompanying Shrek on this adventure is a wise-cracking, jive-talking Donkey, an annoyingly loyal beast of burden who keeps the ogre on his toes...
www.pluggedinonline.com /movies/movies/a0000658.cfm   (876 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | NZ's famous sheep gets TV haircut
Shrek, the Merino sheep, was shorn live on national television by top shearers David Fagan and Peter Casserley.
Shrek went under the shearer's blade during a live half-hour news programme on TV New Zealand.
Mr Perriam said Shrek was shorn with scissors to ensure a thin layer of wool was left in place to protect him from the oncoming winter.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3665735.stm   (344 words)

 SHREK (PG): ChildCare Action Project (CAP) Media Analysis Report MAR21035
Shrek was quite graphic a couple times as he spoke threats to others such as drinking their body fluids after their death and using the jelly inside their eyes as toast spread.
Shrek, being the recluse he is, could not take all the visitors and set out on a trek to Farquaad to get the fairy tale characters out of his swamp.
The dragon's attacks of Shrek, the donkey and Fiona were sometimes quite graphic with threats of death by incineration.
www.capalert.com /capreports/shrek.htm   (2558 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Shrek at Epinions.com
Shrek was a large green ogre that lived alone in a swamp.
Shrek was furious when his swamp was invaded by all the fairytale characters.
Shrek was the main character of the movie.
www.epinions.com /content_140456070788   (1365 words)

 Shrek 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first Shrek installment trailed off with Princess Fiona and Shrek falling in love after the once-hermit-like ogre rescues the beautiful princess from a castle tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon.
Viewing Fiona and Shrek for the first time in the princess’ homeland, not only are the parents shocked, but a stunned bird flies into a wall and apparently dies.
As was the case with the first Shrek, rude humor is a problem—from belches and hairballs to mild innuendo and flatulence.
www.pluggedinonline.com /movies/movies/a0001755.cfm   (1367 words)

 Shrek (2001) - MovieWeb
Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) is a fearsome green ogre living in isolation in his own cozy little swamp.
But when the power-hungry Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow) turns Shrek's swamp into a relocation camp for dozens of banished fairy-tale characters (including some pesky dwarves, wolves, and fairies) Shrek's quiet, introverted life is ruined.
On their quest, Shrek and Donkey run into a number of bizarre situations, and Shrek finds himself realizing that he isn't quite the fearsome monster he has always made himself out to be.
movieweb.com /movie/shrek   (244 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Shrek [2001]: DVD: Mike Myers|Eddie Murphy,Andrew Adamson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A quest of sorts starts for Shrek and his new pal, a talking donkey (Eddie Murphy), where battles have to be won and a princess (Cameron Diaz) must be rescued from a dragon lair in a thrilling action sequence.
Shrek and Donkey are by far the two funniest characters in the film, and shouldn't be scrapped in the third film, which is due to be released next year!!!
Shrek (Myers) is an ogre who lives in the woods, happy to be alone as long as nobody bothers him.
www.amazon.co.uk /Shrek-Mike-Myers-Eddie-Murphy/dp/B00005NQFI   (1506 words)

 Shrek 2
Shrek 2 may not be as fresh and new as the original, but you still can't stop yourself from lovin' the big green ogre anyway.
Shrek 2 is one of the great movies of all time.
Credit Shrek 2 for being the rare sequel that more or less equals its predecessor—the first film was garbage, and so is the second.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/shrek_2   (997 words)

 Shrek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shrek lives a quiet and lonely life in his small swamp, until his peace is disturbed by the arrival of a host of "fairytale creatures" (like the Gingerbread man and Pinnochio), who were exiled from the nearby dominion of Duloc by its ruler, the vain (and exceedingly short) Lord Farquaad.
Shrek and Fiona initially dislike each other--Fiona is angered that her rescuer is an ogre and not the expected Prince Charming; however on the journey back they begin to like one another.
Shrek's fight with the knights in Duloc is a parody of a typical fight portrayed by World Wrestling Entertainment, in particular, the wrestling style of Hulk Hogan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shrek   (2492 words)

 Kidsreads.com - Shrek
Shrek would have been happy to stay there forever, alone and grumbling, but his life was changed when a posse of fairytale characters invaded his home.
Shrek is a crazy looking green ogre who spits flames and vents smoke.
A witch prophesies that Shrek will find his true love at the end of a long journey --- after she recovers from the sight of him, that is. Shrek sets off and finds helpers and dangers along the way: a dragon, a donkey, and more.
www.kidsreads.com /features/0522-shrek.asp   (1418 words)

 Shrek (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Goofs: Continuity: When Shrek and the donkey are looking at the stars, in one shot Orion's Belt (three bright stars in a row) is right next to the moon, but in the next shot of the stars it's not.
Shrek: Once upon a time, there was a lovely princess.
I'm not one of those persons who praises "Shrek" all the time as one of the greatest movies ever made, like many other persons seem to do.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0126029   (667 words)

 Onion Layers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Donkey askes Shrek why he didn't use the stronghold tactics that were rumored of ogres.
Shrek asks him if that would have really been the best way to deal with the situation, and Donkey replies that it would not have been.
All Shrek wants is an equal chance to be heard, to been seen as more than a menace to society.
www.stetson.edu /~vfischer/Shrekonionlayerspage.htm   (346 words)

 MovieCritic.ca - Review - Shrek (2001) - DreamWorks' Dream Work is a Work of Dream!
Simply put, Shrek is an extremely well animated hilarious movie with a wonderful lesson to be learned: one shouldn't judge others by their appearance.
Such is the case for Shrek (as "natural" as an ogre gets anyway), Donkey (the close-ups of his hair are just amazing) and, most of all, Princess Fiona.
There is one scene where Shrek and Donkey are crossing a large sunflower field and the sun's position is not only respected by the flowers, but also by all the shadows created by the characters and the plants.
www.moviecritic.ca /reviews/2001/shrek   (1138 words)

 Amazon.com: Shrek!: Books: William Steig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Yet Shrek is inordinately proud of his green knobby head and loathsome figure, and he roams the countryside having the kind of fun that only tormenting the vulnerable can provide.
Shrek is told that he will wed a princess who is even uglier than he, and is overjoyed at the news.
On his daily walk he came across a witch who was in the middle of a spell and shrek said give me a fortune she said you'd find a princess even uglier than you.
www.amazon.com /Shrek-William-Steig/dp/0374466238   (1524 words)

 Movie Info for Shrek on MSN Movies
Shrek decides to offer Lord Farquaad a deal; he will rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz), who is intended to be Farquaad's bride.
Accompanying Shrek on his adventure is the faithful but loquacious Donkey (Eddie Murphy), who has a penchant for crooning pop songs.
Shrek is based on the children's book by William Steig, and features additional voice-work by Vincent Cassel, Cody Cameron, and Kathleen Freeman.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=300407   (244 words)

 Shrek, by William Steig, Children's Book author
Shrek, a horrid little ogre, goes out into the world to find adventure and along the way encounters a witch, a knight in armor, a dragon, and finally, a hideous princess, who's even uglier then he is!
What a pleasant present!") Perfectly pleased with his hideous self, Shrek finally gains entrance to the ugly princess' castle, and after an operatic duet, the two are united, the bride carrying a cactus for a bouquet.
So vile is he that "any snake dumb enough to bite him instantly got convulsions and died." Kicked out of the fl hole of his birth by his mom and dad, Shrek sets off on a cross-country trek to find the ugly princess whom a local witch has prophesied he will marry.
www.williamsteig.com /shrek.htm   (436 words)

 moviefans.de !!! Shrek...
Shrek has been featured in two major animated films to-date, and the world television premiere of "Shrek 2" will air Sunday, November 24, 8:00 — 10:00 p.m., ET on ABC.
Slated for release on May 18, 2007, Shrek the Third is being directed by Chris Miller and co-directed by Raman Hui.
In Shrek 3, Adamson revealed, Far, Far Away has been saved, but Fiona's (Cameron Diaz) father, the king (John Cleese), is ailing, and Shrek (Myers) is thrust into the position of having to be king of Far, Far Away.
www.moviefans.de /shrek   (1837 words)

 DreamWorks Animation SKG Fansite-Shrek
There are blind mice in his food, a big, bad wolf in his bed, three little homeless pigs and more, all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow).
Rescuing the Princess from a fire-breathing dragon may prove the least of their problems when the deep, dark secret she has been keeping is revealed.
Based on the children's book by William Steig, "Shrek" is directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson from a screenplay by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio and Joe Stillman and Roger S.H. Schulman.
animation.dreamworksfansite.com /shrek   (325 words)

 Shrek (character) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The eponymous hero, who is an ogre, lives in a swamp and was, until befriending Donkey, a relative recluse and grumpy character.
Shrek's life was turned upside down, when, after meeting Donkey, his home (a wooden shack constructed from a large hollowed-out tree trunk) and land (a rather muddy swamp) were invaded by many fairy-tale creatures who were relocated there by Lord Farquaad.
In order to reclaim his land, Shrek agrees to embark upon a mission to rescue Princess Fiona, Farquaad's bride-to-be, from a dragon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shrek_(character)   (414 words)

SHREK: Princess, I was sent to rescue you by Lord Farquaad, ok? He's the one who wants to marry you.
SHREK: You know, donkey, sometimes things are more than they appear.
SHREK: Look, I'm not the one with the problem, ok? It's the world that seems to have a problem with me. People take one look at me and go, 'Ahhh...
www.generationterrorists.com /quotes/shrek.shtml   (1495 words)

 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | "Shrek"
There's clearly an intelligent, intuitive sensibility behind Shrek: In a pivotal scene, when Shrek and his true love are separated, their feelings of despair and isolation are played out against John Cale's version of Leonard Cohen's crestfallen anthem "Hallelujah." It's both surprisingly offbeat and touching.
The techno-sophistication of "Shrek" cuts right through the picture's goofy, pleasingly homespun demeanor like a laser, resulting in something that smells a lot like disingenuousness; we're left feeling self-righteously hip and knowing, and worse yet, we've almost been convinced that's a suitable substitute for enchantment.
According to the press materials, "Shrek" avails itself of a DreamWorks "proprietary" facial animation system (first used in "Antz") that uses a layering process to build the image of a character's face, starting with the skull and then gradually adding computer re-creations of muscles and skin.
archive.salon.com /ent/movies/review/2001/05/18/shrek   (667 words)

 Shrek | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Shrek then becomes a buddy road picture, with Shrek and Donkey rescuing Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and a love story blooming on their return.
Shrek is more of a straight-ogre, speaking in the Scottish brogue Myers honed on Saturday Night Live.
Shrek is good-hearted without sacrificing adult awareness, and its defiance of Hollywood's tyrannical standards of beauty is heartening.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/ent/movies/913905.html   (706 words)

Whether or not you love Shrek or find it to be only a pleasant diversion depends on how much of a purist you are when it comes to fairly tales.
Funny, irreverent and moving, the unconventional Shrek may mock fairy tales, but in the process, creates its own.
However much Shrek might expand the visual palette of computer animation, much more important is the wit and compassion the CG animators at PDI/DreamWorks bring to this fractured fairy tale.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/shrek   (881 words)

 The Popkorn Junkie :: Shrek
I've heard it said that "Shrek" is a "new classic." Maybe, in the sense that "Tommy Boy" is a classic.
Chris Farley was meant to be the voice of Shrek, after all.
The only thing I liked about “Shrek” was the animation of the Princess Fiona.
popkornjunkie.com /reviews/shrek.html   (664 words)

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