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Shrek 3 (OH YEAH! THAT'S ENOUGH!)
jalford at 3:00AM, May 21, 2007
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Saw Shrek The Third today. Not only did it seem like they ripped off the premise of Happily Never After(which was made by the same writer as the first 2 Shreks), but at the same time highlighting mainly only the Disney-inspired fairy tale characters, or at least the European-based ones. Once they have kids though, that's pretty much the end of the series. That's how Star Wars ended. They serious need to let the franchise end with this movie, at least to stop giving Eddie Murphey an excuse to keep working.
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Phantom Penguin at 5:29AM, May 21, 2007
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I liked it. But the Third will most likly be the end.

Unless there is a “Son of Shrek”.
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Terminal at 7:10AM, May 21, 2007
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Like the Matrix. I liked it better when there was only one.

(Not to say the sequels are bad.)
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dueeast at 8:00AM, May 21, 2007
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I've read the premise for Shrek 3 and I understand it, but it is essentially unnecessary.

Shrek 2 was likable and interesting and funny, but I will consider it the last of the series. Shrek 3 will just be extra…kind of like the 3rd Lord of the Rings.

And I agree about the Matrix not needing any sequels.

The only recent movie that had a 3rd in the sequence that really pulled it off was Terminator 3…and it was just quirky and interesting enough to squeak by (although admittedly, all the main issues were addressed in T2).
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maritalbliss at 10:35AM, May 21, 2007
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jalford
Saw Shrek The Third today. Not only did it seem like they ripped off the premise of Happily Never After(which was made by the same writer as the first 2 Shreks), but at the same time highlighting mainly only the Disney-inspired fairy tale characters, or at least the European-based ones. Once they have kids though, that's pretty much the end of the series. That's how Star Wars ended. They serious need to let the franchise end with this movie, at least to stop giving Eddie Murphey an excuse to keep working.

Awww, Maybe you were too old?

Eddie Murphey was up for an Oscar last year…Don't think it's the fat-cat Shrek checks keepin' him in Chinos.
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Eggbert at 10:58AM, May 21, 2007
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But guys the BABY DREAM SEQUENCE.

I swear that was worth the price of admission right there.
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Red Slayer at 12:55PM, May 21, 2007
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be extra…kind of like the 3rd Lord of the Rings.


Eh?!
My mind is in a state of confuzement due to that sentence.
How can LotR 3 be “just an extra”? It's the end of the story, just like in the original book trilogy.
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dueeast at 2:34PM, May 21, 2007
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No offense to LOTR fans but although I know the story, the sequels were much harder to watch than the first for me. I absolutely adored the first LOTR. I felt like I was being forced to hold on to the bitter end by the third…I didn't enjoy it as much, that's all. It shouldn't be an exercise in patience to get through a movie…

This is just one person's perspective. :)
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Maxw3ll at 2:39PM, May 21, 2007
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I haven't seen it or anything, but they have announced a fourth I'm pretty sure. They also said there is gunna be a Puss in Boots movie.
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Phantom Penguin at 3:18PM, May 21, 2007
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Eggbert
But guys the BABY DREAM SEQUENCE.

I swear that was worth the price of admission right there.

It was.
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Hawk at 3:58PM, May 21, 2007
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They HAVE announced a fourth Shrek. AND a Puss in Boots movie.
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Terminal at 4:32PM, May 21, 2007
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Hawk
They HAVE announced a fourth Shrek. AND a Puss in Boots movie.

Antonio Banderas did give mention of a fifth movie as well.

east
The only recent movie that had a 3rd in the sequence that really pulled it off was Terminator 3…and it was just quirky and interesting enough to squeak by (although admittedly, all the main issues were addressed in T2).

I'll agree there. I guess I needed closure for the series.
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magickmaker at 12:35PM, May 23, 2007
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…I really enjoyed this one. I liked it better than the second one. But nobody in real life (or on the internet) agrees with me.
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jalford at 3:41PM, May 23, 2007
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Was there a point to having Justin Timberlake in it? You get a guy who's known for his singing voice(NOT his speaking voice) & for his performing that can be SEEN(voice over work not included), and they give him one of the major roles in the movie? Er, duh! That's just retarded.

I thought the Disney-favoritism reached an all time low in the film when out of the regular HUMAN princesses, the one that betrays them is the one that DIDN'T have their own Disney feature.

And sure, Charming was the @$$hole in this one, but Shrek did sort of KILL HIS MOM!
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Maxw3ll at 10:38AM, May 25, 2007
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And sure, Charming was the @$$hole in this one, but Shrek did sort of KILL HIS MOM!


What?!? LOL! That motivates me to actually see this movie.
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subcultured at 10:48AM, May 25, 2007
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No offense to LOTR fans but although I know the story, the sequels were much harder to watch than the first for me. I absolutely adored the first LOTR. I felt like I was being forced to hold on to the bitter end by the third…I didn't enjoy it as much, that's all. It shouldn't be an exercise in patience to get through a movie…

This is just one person's perspective. :)

lotr got wierder after each part…
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Mr Chappers at 11:40AM, May 31, 2007
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You would be happy to know that Shrek is a FOUR part story, there will deffenetly be number four, then thats it. There making it already, infact they started half way through number 3.

Read the Author, its good i promise.
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Inkmonkey at 10:03AM, June 3, 2007
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I thought it was entertaining, but it just didn't feel… “movie” enough. It felt more like an episode of a TV series. I guess if you do anything regularly enough it's bound to start feeling fairly “episodic” in due time. All in all I felt like it had more of a “direct-to-DVD” charm to it; not really a feature film-ness.
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that kid yellow at 12:33PM, June 5, 2007
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lol that was funny sub!
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MetalLuigi at 3:08AM, June 9, 2007
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Maxw3ll
I haven't seen it or anything, but they have announced a fourth I'm pretty sure. They also said there is gunna be a Puss in Boots movie.

Puss…in…Boots…movie…? I just lost all respect for the franchise. But that's because I always hated the character. Just my opinion.
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jalford at 4:04AM, June 11, 2007
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That's why most of Disney's sequals to their animated films are OVAs.
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therealtj at 8:44AM, June 12, 2007
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jalford
Saw Shrek The Third today. Not only did it seem like they ripped off the premise of Happily Never After(which was made by the same writer as the first 2 Shreks)

I haven't seen hapilly never after, so I can't say much in reply to this.

Someone
but at the same time highlighting mainly only the Disney-inspired fairy tale characters, or at least the European-based ones.

Which is pretty much every major fairy tale charactor.

Someone
Once they have kids though, that's pretty much the end of the series. That's how Star Wars ended.

No, Starwars made 6 movies. 4, 5, and 6 were just made before the others. And the books didn't even stop there. They went on to the training of Leia and Han's son going to Jedi camp (No jokeing!).

Someone
They serious need to let the franchise end with this movie, at least to stop giving Eddie Murphey an excuse to keep working.

It won't keep him out of a job. He'll just make A “Norbit II: Revenge of the fat”.

Altogether, I don't get what your problem with Shrek III is. I thought it was very humorous. There were some scenes that could've been better, but there wer two great scenes: Baby dream scene (HECK YEAH!), and princess battle scene (Okay, a little cheesy, but I loved watching the woodland creatures take down the talking tree).

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therealtj at 9:00AM, June 12, 2007
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dueeast
I've read the premise for Shrek 3 and I understand it, but it is essentially unnecessary.

Shrek 2 was likable and interesting and funny, but I will consider it the last of the series. Shrek 3 will just be extra…kind of like the 3rd Lord of the Rings.

And I agree about the Matrix not needing any sequels.

The only recent movie that had a 3rd in the sequence that really pulled it off was Terminator 3…and it was just quirky and interesting enough to squeak by (although admittedly, all the main issues were addressed in T2).

What about Pirates of the Carribean III? That was pretty good.

magickmaker
…I really enjoyed this one. I liked it better than the second one. But nobody in real life (or on the internet) agrees with me.

Was good, but the second one was better.

Inkmonkey
I thought it was entertaining, but it just didn't feel… “movie” enough. It felt more like an episode of a TV series. I guess if you do anything regularly enough it's bound to start feeling fairly “episodic” in due time. All in all I felt like it had more of a “direct-to-DVD” charm to it; not really a feature film-ness.

I couldn't agree more.

Hawk
They HAVE announced a fourth Shrek. AND a Puss in Boots movie.

Hmm, I think four is a little too much. And “Puss in Boots El movie” won't work out. His cuteness wore off in the third. But everyone is going to go see them, then rant about it on the forum. I swear, when I see a “Shrek 4 (OH YEAH! THAT'S ENOUGH!)”…

“The only moral it is possible to draw from this story is that one should never throw the letter Q into a privet bush, but unfortunately there are times when it is unavoidable.”
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jalford at 4:43AM, June 14, 2007
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Star Wars, the ACTUAL GENUINE BONAFIDE continuity, makes up only the 6 regular movies and Clone Wars. Everthing else is cannon fodder.
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bluebot092 at 2:21AM, June 16, 2007
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well if you read the news paper my mom saw the creator of shreak saying something about there will be more and maybe putting it on tv and mom said there will be more than 4 she didnt say anything about puss in boots movie coming out though
I don't have ADD you're just boring me.
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