There’s nothing wrong with them, its just that they are always the same: a perfect man finds a perfect woman and they live happily ever after in lala land, if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. This is not the case with DreamWorks’ new film: Shrek. Yes it starts off “once upon a time” and may even end with “they lived happily ever after,” but the characters are lovable in a whole new way, not just for their charm and exceptional looks; the theme of the movie teaches great life lessons that
Review of Shrek In traditional fairy tales, ogres are man-eating beasts; they are regarded as being one of the most evil and hideous creatures in fairytales. The prince is derived as a charming and handsome young man who is on a quest to rescue a beautiful Princess who has been held captive for many years in a tall tower, guarded by a fire breathing dragon, awaiting the arrival
Film Review of Shrek This film was based on William Steig's book about a giant green ogre. This cheeky computer animated fairy tale is aimed at children as much as their parents. From the start it shows that it is a sort of fairytale with a lot of twists and it is mocking the fairytale genre continuously. It starts with Shrek reading a fairytale "Once upon a time" and he reads on and then suddenly he tears the page out and says," like that's ever gonna happen"
Shrek, a Movie for both Kids and Adults Cartoons are generally intended for children. There are adult cartoons but most of the animated movies are directed at kids because they make it easy to produce fantasies and make heroes children can associate themselves with. Latest developments in graphics and cinematic technology, however, can turn cartoons into real-like images. A good example of a film that displays this technology is Disney's Shrek (2001). Shrek is a cartoon but its makers used latest
FR8 English 101 7 November 2017 Shrek The movie Shrek is a fairytale that you can watch with family. It’s a movie that not only entertains, but it also teaches valuable lessons. Shrek puts the viewers in awe and gets them excited, so this movie is definitely worth watching! One of the main themes in this movie is the acceptance of people for who they truly are. In this movie we witness a lot of prejudice, or just assumptions
the Movie Shrek (2001) For most people, movies are made for entertainment. However, there are also movies that go beyond merely entertaining its audience. There are films that have been created making use of psychological principles, which enrich the movie-viewing experience of audiences. This paper will focus on the movie Shrek, which was released in 2001, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. Shrek tells the story of a green ogre named Shrek and a princess named Fiona. Shrek was feared
Shawn Scott Professor Stief English 1302.707 22 April 2017 Title Some of the things we see in our everyday life like movies, television shows, or commercials depict different stereotypes of men. Men are depicted to be people who are careless, make stupid mistakes, are self-centered, independent, and strong. They bring the money home and support the family, and the stars of the show but are often incapable of solving the simplists of problems. In these examples there are many times women in the background
Heroism Essay “There is a certian enthusiasm, in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” In order to be a hero, you have to be brave enough to face challenges and tough situations. Heroes don’t always have to be a boy with a cape and that’s really muscular or somebody who only saves people from bad guys, heros can be anything. Although they look like ordinary people but they are fearless, strong and caring. They never quit or doubt themselves, if they
of Gender Representations in the Movie Shrek Shrek is a movie that is very different from any movies that one could see so far. It is a computer-animated American comedy film, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, and starring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow. It was based on William Steig's 1990 fairy tale picture book Shrek!, and was produced by DreamWorks Animation. Clearly displaying its difference, Shrek was the first film to win an Academy Award
Shrek, the movie, should be chosen as the best movie of the year for many reasons, some of which include the characters’ clear depth and emotions, the original character designs, and the family friendly jokes allowed the movie to be accepted as a masterpiece by the public. Sixteen years later, the movie scores solidly at a 7.9 out of ten on IMDb. The movie cost an estimated sixty million dollars to create and the fact that aged well, with the movie still looking well to this day, makes it great.