Posts Tagged ‘Shrek’

What almost was: Chris Farley playing Shrek

I have some surprising news for Chris Farley fans: Can you picture Chris Farley playing Shrek? Well, his brother Kevin says that it almost happened. The part of Shrek, it turns out, was created just for Chris, and he had the majority of the movie done before he died in 1997. Here’s a storyboarded video of him voicing […]

The Compensatory Cha-Cha

When a bad movie tries to trick you into thinking it's good by using a wacky song and dance.

Class of 1993: “So I Married an Axe Murderer”

Those who remember this 1993 comedy quote the loud, Scottish-accented putdowns. But they're remiss in forgetting the rest of this early gem from Mike Myers.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Shrek / Shrek 2

"Shrek" and "Shrek 2" — where DreamWorks got it right with its flagship family films — continue Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

All About Shrek

Now that Shrek is ending, here's a look back at the entire franchise and its impact.

How to Train Your Dragon

About 10 minutes into "How to Train Your Dragon," I found myself wanting to dislike this tale of vikings, dragons and friendship. For the life of me, I couldn't.