Shrek dating game scene
She was locked away in a castle guarded by a terrible fire-breathing dragon.
We're talking freckles, skin pores and stubble, pupil dilation, and amazing light-and-shade.
As a fairytale, however offbeat, "Shrek" is tighter plotted and better characterised than most Hollywood dross.
The parodic twists, a love story subplot that owes more to Shakespeare's comedies than fairytale formula, and the "ugly is the new beautiful" Message more than make up for the derivativeness due to extensive quotation.
The dialogue and main action quips are mainly aimed at adults and sophisticated kids.
One little voice in the afternoon audience piping up "WHAT's he compensating for? Be warned that this movie is a non-stop send-up of all things Disney.