|DreamWorks Distribution | Release Date: May 18, 2001||CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION|
Hilarious and captivating.
The humor of the script constantly confounds expectations, and yet Shrek still manages to say all the right things to children.
What sells Shrek is ultimately the full-bodied personality of its characters.
This beguiling fable, with its darkly distinctive look, does DreamWorks proud.
It is the hilarious business of Shrek, a delightful new animated feature based on the William Steig book, to subvert all the well-worn expectations of its genre.
A computer-animated burlesque fairy tale that generates more belly laughs than any live-action comedy since "Best in Show."
The first of this summer's would-be blockbusters that deserves to be a hit.
Suggests a summit meeting between ''The Princess Bride'' and ''Bridget Jones's Diary,'' it has a decided charm of its own.
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