Topic: Shrek

When You Realize This Adult Joke Was In Shrek, Your Childhood Will Officially Be Over

When You Realize This Adult Joke Was In Shrek, Your Childhood Will Officially Be Over

One of the best things about more recent animated movies is that the scripts contain jokes that go over the kids’ heads but that their parents can quietly appreciate from the theater seat next to them. And then the kids inevitably watch the movie again years later and finally understand why it was funny — and probably inappropriate. But I still never realized this particular joke was in 2001′s Shrek. More »

Video Gallery: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! Here Are Some Songs For You

Video Gallery: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! Here Are Some Songs For You

Guess what, gang? It’s Julie Andrews’ birthday today! The spectacular star of stage and screen is 76 today, and I’ve got to tell you, I can only hope that I look (and sound!) that great when I hit the big 7-6. So on this most glorious of days, we’d like to offer you a musical journey through the life and career of the inimitable Julie. Ready to sing along? Here we go! More »

What’s the Deal with Movies Like ‘Your Highness’–Medieval Settings Plus Modern Humor/References?

What's the Deal with Movies Like 'Your Highness'--Medieval Settings Plus Modern Humor/References?

Fantasy flick Your Highness, from Pineapple Express director David Gordon Green, actually seems a lot like a stoner comedy set in the woods. And while the movie — starring James Franco, Danny McBride, and Natalie Portman — had a few snicker-worthy moments, the most interesting element was this incongruous combination.

Highness, written by McBride, isn’t the first movie to ground its characters in the familiar medieval setting of castles and warlocks’ towers, arm them with bows and arrows and formal speech, but then pepper every interaction with anachronistic pop culture references. More »

Video: This Fish Looks Like Shrek

Video: This Fish Looks Like Shrek

An unusual fish was found off a Japanese island — and the scaly creature bears an uncanny resemblance to lovable ogre Shrek. The fella’s something called an an Asian Sheepshead Wrasse. While the bulbous head is normal for the species, area divers claim this guy’s goofy features and Shreky ears are anything but common. More »