Shrek the Third
The scene's supposed to be funny but sad, too, and then in the funeral sequence the oh-so-not-quite-hip soundtrack fills the theater with "Live and Let Die." By that point you're thinking: Huh? The effect is very sour. Using Paul McCartney's Bond theme doesn't work as parody or sincerity or anything, really. The film has its moments but is similarly conflicted.
Uninterested in being king and freaked out about becoming a father, Shrek embarks on a quest with Donkey (
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As before, the clinical, hyper-crisp computer