This was not a good film.
When a movie has you begging for it to end not even half way through it's pure crap. We've all seen this movie and this characters millions of times, nothing new in it. Don't waste your time.
This is one of the few movies I've ever seen where the whole audience broke into spontaneous, loud applause a third of the way in.
One of the most extraordinary films you will see this year. Take that as you want.
When King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Shrek the Third is fun but not as fun as the first 2 i'm afraid and it makes sense why some viewers were left a bit disappointed. The story for sure was entertaining but not that needed to be fair plus the humor at times can get a bit tame but the likes of Myers, Murphy and Diaz make for an entertaining although a bit disappointing follow up to Shrek and Shrek 2 but still good. (8/10)
They've re-invented the genre once again!In 2007, comedians Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's started a media campaign to promote the film. The duo made numerous promo spots featuring their troupe of odd-ball cast members and conducted several interviews on various television programs discussing their excitement for the soon-to-be-released film.So why is there no mention of Tim & Eric on the film's IMDB page? Because Disney has employed a staff to check IMDB listings daily, which includes "Shrek the Third" and remove any mention of the comedy duo.
"Shrek the Third" was made in the same manner as the first two, as a combination of parodies to various fairy tales with references to pop culture. But even though it's a top-quality cartoon, it's not at the level of its predecessors. Animation and music are excellent, but there's less humor and it's less funny. While I was crying of laughter during first two movies, this time I sincerely laughed just a few times. Although, to be honest, I'm not sure if this is due to a weaker scenario or it's simply saturation, because sequels that stick to the recipe of the first film inevitably lack originality and the surprise factor. Movie is great, but it does not bring anything new.7,5/10
Prince Charming is reduced to dinner theater and he wants revenge. King Harold is ill and Shrek is the next heir to Far, Far Away. Shrek isn't that good with being a royal and doesn't want to give up his swamp. King reveals that there is another heir named Arthur (Justin Timberlake). After the death of the King, Shrek sets off to find Artie with the help of Donkey and Puss in Boots. Princess Fiona is left at home to battle Prince Charming's attempted coup with her royal girlfriends.Starting with the king dying is a hard way to keep the tone light. Also Shrek is separated from Fiona for the bulk of the movie. Then there is the new character Artie who is the least interesting character in this world. However I still love the cast of characters in this franchise. I also love the new princesses. They are a lot of fun. This is a step back but the franchise lives on.