Shrek The Third(2007)
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Shrek The Third
shrek the 3rd is the best movie made so far no 1 was boring
no 2 was da best and no 3 was un belivealey the BEST it wasent the only great movie bridge to terbinthia was the best as well but not as gud as shrek the 3rd thanx u to all thee ppl who helped make shrek the 3rd and good luke wif any otha movie
Think about it. Shrek 1? Smashing soundtrack that was being bandied about radio stations for months afterward. Shrek 2? That kinda cool song in the opening sequence, forget what it was called. Shrek 3... there was music?
Ditto for the humour. Shrek 1, a quirky and irreverent take on fairy tales. Shrek 2, a slightly lame... More expansion on said take, but at least with a new location. Shrek 3, constant, annoying cameo-ops for every single minor character introduced in the first two films, and yet more. The parodic equivalent of name-dropping... no, having a big, handsome jock called Lancelot really isn't that witty.
But worst and saddest of all... the chemistry. Shrek 1 had two great relationships going for it--Shrek and Donkey's reluctant buddyhood, and Shrek and Fiona's unconventional, but genuinely heartwarming love. Sadly, the former was diluted in Shrek 2 with the arrival of Puss, and the latter lacked any of the spark Fiona and Shrek had previously engendered. (No, bickering is not spark. Really). Come Shrek 3, Shrek and Donkey have just become two more characters in an ever-expanding, ever-shallower cast; and as for Shrek and Fiona, they have maybe two minutes onscreen together? If that!
All this said, there are a few moderately good moments in Shrek the Third. It was nice to see Fiona and her mother interacting a little more--Julie Andrews' Queen was delightfully sedate, and the mother-daughter relationship was believable. Likewise the mundane cattiness of Fiona's baby shower was sporadically cute, and the ending of the film (fulfilling the doom-laden prophecies of the single gals about the results of having kids) was both touching and hilarious. Sadly, those few highlights are the only good things about Shrek 3 that come to mind. The Ents? Nope. Singing frogs? Er, nope. Artie's weedy subplot? Definitely nope. The look-at-him-isn't-he-quirky Merlyn? Really nope!Hide
BY Hoss lister
It's always a gamble watching a sequel to a spectacular piece of cinema. Shrek 2 both surprised and relieved those who were worried. Unfortunately, Shrek the Third may well have killed the franchise. Dreamworks would have been better off dumping this sequel and starting from scratch. This one lacks the story, fun, witty dialogue, and vibrant magic of the first two. Rent this when it comes to DVD if you must. It's simply not worth a family outing. What a shame.