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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Mike Myers
Cameron Diaz
Eddie Murphy
Antonio Banderas
Julie Andrews
John Cleese
John Lithgow
Rupert Everett
Directors
Kelly Asbury
Andrew Adamson
Screenwriters
William Steig
Joe Stillman
Running Time
92 minutes

Shrek 2


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Plot
Newlyweds Shrek and Princess Fiona are greeted with horror in her parents’kingdom of Far Far Away. A furious Fairy Godmother demands that the king make good on his deal for her boy Prince Charming to wed the princess. Can love prevail against prejudice and magic potions?


Verdict
Gauged simply as a gag fest, this is a jolly rib tickle from start to big finish for anyone between six and death. However, it is stretched thinly in development of plot and character. Where will they go in the already-announced Shreks 3 and 4? Baby stuff, we fear.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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