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  Shrek 2
``Shrek 2,'' expected for a 2004 release, is being co-written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, the same team behind the original ``Shrek'' and the 1992 hit Disney-animated film ''Aladdin.'' Voice work for the original film reportedly took four years to record, with several stops and starts.
Shrek and Fiona arrive and her parents are shocked to see a big green ogre instead of Prince Charming.
It's one of the refreshing things about Shrek 2: all the favorites are back, plus a whole bunch of new ones, including the (not-so-terrible) ogre-killer, Puss in Boots, voiced by Antonio Banderas; the King and Queen (John Cleese and Julie Andrews); and the Evil Stepsister (voiced by Larry King) is sure to delight.
www.ez-entertainment.net /prod/shrek2.htm   (2076 words)

 Shrek 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shrek 2 is the 2004 sequel to the 2001 computer-animated DreamWorks Pictures film Shrek that was released in the United States on May 19, 2004.
Shrek disagrees, and as Donkey is thrown out as heralds from the kingdom of Far Far Away arrive to invite the Princess Fiona and Shrek to receive the blessing of her royal parents.
Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona pass a billboard of the Fairy Godmother that is similar to the Angelyne advertisements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shrek_2   (5213 words)

 Shrek 2 Xbox Nation - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek 2 marks a departure for electronic entertainment based on the Shrek license: It's no longer the ogre of videogames.
Shrek 2 is beautiful, holding a superb interface and diverse gameplay.
Shrek 2 might be the perfect game for a family of game-players, though.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_zdxbn/is_200407/ai_ziff129433   (304 words)

 Shrek 2
It's no surprise that Shrek, the lovably grumpy green ogre is back with a sequel, especially given the amount of money the first movie grossed.
The original Shrek was enjoyable because it presented a slightly twisted take on many classic fairy tales in a hilarious fashion and combined it with a witty script and gorgeous computer animation.
Shrek 2 picks up shortly after Shrek finishes, with Shrek (Mike Myers, The Cat in the Hat, View from the Top) and Fiona (Cameron Diaz, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Gangs of New York) back in the swamp fresh from their honeymoon.
www.haro-online.com /movies/shrek2.html   (641 words)

 Shrek 2
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 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 smart and silly and exceedingly beautiful to look at; it has a romantic heart and a self-
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   (1005 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Review: Shrek 2
Shrek 2, the follow-up to the hit 2001 animation, smashed box office records to become the highest-grossing animated film when it opened in the US on 19 May.
What the original Shrek - which made $455m (£258m) around the world when it was released in 2001 - did well, Shrek 2 does better.
Shrek 2 is released in the UK on 2 July.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/film/3726323.stm   (1406 words)

 CNN.com - Review: 'Shrek 2' even better than 'Shrek' - May 18, 2004
Mike Myers returns as the voice of the lovable ogre Shrek; Cameron Diaz is once again Princess Fiona, now happily married to the ogre of her life; and Eddie Murphy is still spouting one-liners, providing marvelous comic relief as Donkey.
It didn't work, because Shrek rescued her first, but the King and Queen haven't learned that yet -- nor do they know that the couple is married.
This fairy godmother is rotten to the core, and determined to replace Shrek with her toothy smiling son, no matter what the cost.
www.cnn.com /2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/18/review.shrek2/index.html   (692 words)

 GameSpy: Shrek 2
Shrek is on a journey to meet his in-laws, so Shrek 2 follows his adventure to Far Away Land and the chaos that ensues once Fiona's parents learn that their precious daughter is an ogre -- and is married to the crudest of them all.
Shrek 2 features a mixture of puzzle solving and enemy bashing.
Shrek 2 (05/29/04) - Usually, games released in tandem with an associated movie are mediocre at best.
xbox.gamespy.com /xbox/shrek-2   (282 words)

 Shrek 2 (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Goofs: Continuity: When Shrek and Fiona are in bed in the castle, she is lying on her left side.
Shrek 2 has as much humor, talent, and fun as the original classic, and almost as much heart.
The film picks up where Shrek left off, with Fiona and Shrek celebrating their marriage, but they are immediately cast into a new adventure when summoned to the land of Far Far Away (a clever parody of Hollywood), to the court of Fiona's mother and father, for a surprise royal wedding ball.
www.imdb.com /Title?0298148   (740 words)

 Shrek 2 (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek and Princess Fiona, who since part one has taken ogre form permanently, are celebrating their honeymoon.
She and Shrek are invited to a royal ball in honour of their marriage.
Shrek 1 wasn’t that well animated and I have a sense 2 is a bit better in that area.
www.chokingonpopcorn.com /popcorn/index.php?p=312   (1560 words)

 Shrek 2 (xbx: 2004): Reviews
Some frustrating A.I., however, causes Shrek 2 to suffer badly as a single-player game (or any time the computer controls a party member), and switching between the characters to overcome the menial obstacles feels like a chore when playing solo.
The main drawback to Shrek 2 is its slightly flaky in-game camera feature, which does not always let you see the action from the best angles.
If there’s a few small complaints to level at Shrek 2 it’s that the humour is kind of flat and doesn’t feature the witty satire, or any of the more mature in-jokes that the movie had.
www.metacritic.com /games/platforms/xbx/shrek2thegame   (1129 words)

 Aspyr - Shrek 2: The Game
Shrek, the loveable green ogre is back and this time he’s bringing friends.
Shrek 2 the video game is based on the new motion picture but it incorporates a few additional bells and whistles.
Play as Shrek and 4 of his pals, both familiar and new, as they go adventuring through their twisted fairytale world.
www.aspyr.com /games.php/mac/shrek   (94 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Shrek 2': A fairy tale come true for audiences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It's a rare sequel that is as good as its predecessor, but DreamWorks' Shrek 2 (* * * * stars out of four) is just as funny, sweet and engaging as the first film starring the big galoot.
Shrek and Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) are on their honeymoon.
Returning from their romantic idyll, Shrek and Princess Fiona are summoned by Fiona's parents, the king and queen of the Kingdom of Far, Far Away (a fairy-tale version of Beverly Hills).
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/reviews/2004-05-17-shrek2-review_x.htm   (559 words)

 Movie Info for Shrek 2 on MSN Movies
After massive green ogre Shrek (voice of Mike Myers) and his new bride, Princess Fiona (voice of Cameron Diaz), return from their honeymoon, they receive an invitation to visit Fiona's parents, King Harold (voice of John Cleese) and Queen Lillian (voice of Julie Andrews), who are the monarchs of The Land Far, Far Away.
However, the king and queen are more than a bit alarmed to discover their new son-in-law is a monster the color of algae, and that their daughter's little problem with a magical spell gone wrong has turned into a full-time skin condition.
Shrek 2 also features the voice of Eddie Murphy returning as Donkey, as well as Larry King as an Ugly Stepsister.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=545053   (182 words)

 Shrek 2 | PopMatters Multimedia Review
Shrek 2 delivers on this promise, without being slavishly devoted to the plot details of the movie sequel it is based on.
At one point, after Shrek and Fiona finally arrive in Far Far Away, the King sends Shrek on a quest to find the "family jewels" and does a funny little wiggle and grimace to show the double meaning behind the words.
All in all, Shrek 2 is an excellent opportunity to have more fun with beloved characters, and the level design and game world are very true to the movies it is based on.
www.popmatters.com /multimedia/reviews/s/shrek-2.shtml   (1200 words)

 Shrek 2 movie,trailer,review,pics,pictures,poster,news,DVD at The Z Review (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek 2 will be released in the UK on R2 DVD on the 2nd November 2004.
Immediately following the presentation of "Shrek," audiences should stay tuned as NBC presents a sneak preview of the upcoming sequel, "Shrek 2," including the world premiere of the film's new trailer along with never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the computer animated film.
Sci Fi reports that Cameron Diaz is ready to do Shrek 2, although she has yet to see a script.
www.thezreview.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /comingsoon/s/shrek2.htm   (1466 words)

 Shrek 2 - UK DVD reviews @ UKHotMovies.com
The Shrek crew have volunteered kings, queens, charming princes, beautiful princesses, scheming witches, castles, and ogres, donkeys, potions and Antonio Banderas specially for your daughter's mother.
Shrek 2 is of the type of films that do exactly what they say on the tin, only better.
Shrek's disinclination is returned when Fiona's parents cotton on that something's amiss, namely that Shrek isn't the dashing prince they'd imagined and so Fiona hasn't lost that accursed greenness: if anything it's gained a little in permanence.
www.ukhotmovies.com /reviews/shrek-2   (1230 words)

 Shrek 2 Movie Review at Hollywood Video
Not only are Fiona's parents stunned to see her as an ogre, but Shrek isn't exactly who they had in mind for a son-in-law.
As with the original, Shrek 2 is a movie that requires multiple viewings to catch all the jokes and pop-culture references (Joan Rivers, Mission Impossible, Ghostbusters, The Fabulous Baker Boys, among many others).
The gags, pop-culture references and inside jokes are rapid-fire throughout Shrek 2; indeed, the movie's so cluttered with them that many won't present themselves until a second or third viewing.
www.hollywoodvideo.com /movies/movie.aspx?MID=138970   (1720 words)

 Amazon.fr : Shrek 2: DVD: Cameron Diaz,Mike Myers,Eddie Murphy,John Cleese,Antonio Banderas,Rupert Everett,Jennifer ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
1 internaute sur 2 a trouvé ce commentaire utile :
Le premier Shrek avait enchanté avec son avalanche de gags et la nouveauté totale de son humour, détournement de l'univers idéal des contes de fées ravagé par un mauvais esprit salutaire.
Shrek et Fiona vont heurter leurs opinions à ce sujet et Shrek, pensant que son épouse regrette sa décision, prendra les voiles, jusqu'à sa rencontre avec un certain chat botté !...
www.amazon.fr /Shrek-2-Andrew-Adamson/dp/B0006FOOCY   (1687 words)

 Shrek 2 - Moviefone
'Shrek 2': Shrek and Fiona pay a post-honeymoon visit to her parents in a distant kingdom named Far Far Away.
SHREK 2 The official site for the second episode of the adventures of the green ogre.[Flash required - broadband connection suggested] http://www.shrek2.com/
Shrek 2 (2004) Shrek 2 on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
movies.aol.com /movie/shrek-2/16219/main   (260 words)

 Apple - Games - Shrek 2
Yes, Far, Far Away just happens to be the setting of Aspyr Media’s Shrek 2, based on the wildly popular animated movie.
Like the film, the game opens with Shrek and his wife, Fiona, getting ready to go see her parents, who don’t know that she’s really an ogre, as revealed in the first movie.
Later you play as Puss in Boots, hired by the king to off Shrek when Fairy Godmother reminds him that he had agreed to marry Fiona to Prince Charming, and as Giant Gingerbread Man, a variation on the same character from the first film.
www.apple.com /games/articles/2004/06/shrek2   (919 words)

 Amazon.com: Shrek 2: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek 2 is a great movie and its accompanying soundtrack is nothing short of being superb as well.
Shrek 2 is a soundtrack that can be enjoyed by anyone for its eclectic mix of varying genres.
I loved the music in original Shrek and thought Shrek 2 would be the same.
www.amazon.com /Shrek-2-Various-Artists/dp/B0001XAQ64   (956 words)

 Shrek 2 (Xbox)
Shrek 2 the movie is upon us and so is the latest Activision title bearing the green ogre’s likeness.
Luxoflux’s presentation and, most importantly, concentration on unique squad-based gameplay will make Shrek 2 stand out in the swamp of movie license mediocrity.
Today we have the official trailer from the console version of Shrek 2 for your viewing pleasure.
games.teamxbox.com /xbox/852/Shrek-2   (341 words)

 Amazon.com: Shrek/Shrek 2: DVD: Universal 2pak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Synopsis Shrek is a big ogre who lives alone in the woods, feared from all the people in the land of Duloc.
Shrek must first go and find the beautiful young princess Fiona, who will become Farquaad's bride.
Shrek and Fiona return from their honeymoon to find a letter from Fiona's parents inviting the newlyweds over for dinner.
www.amazon.com /Shrek-2-Universal-2pak/dp/B000E42MT4   (574 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Shrek 2: Single Disc Edition: DVD: Mike Myers,Conrad Vernon,Eddie Murphy,Cameron Diaz,John Cleese,Julie ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shrek 2 is better at this than most but it doesn't have anything new to say, and I fear the formula is getting very tired.
This is a film for children of all ages, with enough humour for adults to keep them interested, and a classic tale, with modern twists, to delight all audiences.
The newest adventure of Shrek is very entertaining and great for a cosy night in, but it's nothing compared to the 1st, filled with the same jokes.
www.amazon.co.uk /Shrek-2-Single-Mike-Myers/dp/B0002VE5GW   (1533 words)

 JoBlo's movie review of Shrek 2: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
In this follow-up to the original SHREK, we find the titular monster living a married co-existence with his precious princess of a wife, Fiona.
They live in Shrek's swamp, but are almost immediately invited to meet the princess' parents, who aren't exactly the most open-minded couple in the world.
When Shrek and Fiona arrive at the palace, the King is particularly perturbed by his daughter's marriage to an ogre, and goes through some lengths to make sure that the marriage doesn't work out.
www.joblo.com /shrek-2.htm   (616 words)

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