Shrek Forever After

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McDonald's Recalls Toxic Shrek Glasses

Paint used in glasses contains cadmium

(Newser) - McDonald's has put out a recall on some 12 million Shrek: Forever After drinking glasses, after a gentle prodding from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. An anonymous tip to Rep. Jackie Speiers last week revealed that the paint on the glasses contains the toxic metal cadmium, a carcinogen that can... More »

Moviegoers More Into Shrek Than Sex

Carrie Bradshaw & Co. have to settle for second place

(Newser) - Movie audiences are showing more appetite for Shrek than sex over Memorial Day weekend. The animated sequel Shrek Forever After remained the No. 1 movie for a second weekend with $43.3 million from Friday to today. The film raised its domestic total to $133.1 million. More »

3D Sends Movie Tickets Soaring to $20

Theaters test your willingness to shell out for hot technology

(Newser) - Movie theaters are quietly jacking their prices into heretofore unknown territory, with several in Manhattan charging $20 per adult ticket to IMAX 3D showings of Shrek Forever After. The increase comes just eight weeks after the last round of price hikes, which saw IMAX and 3D tickets rise as much... More »

Magic Missing in Shrek Forever After

The movie's not bad, just phoned in

(Newser) - Shrek Forever After, the supposed last film in the green ogre franchise, isn't terrible, critics unanimously agree. But neither is it remotely necessary. Here's what they're saying:
  • “There's a soft, middle-aged complacency to the well-oiled mechanics of Shrek Forever After,” writes Lisa Schwarzbaum of EW . “What was
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Shrek 4 Will Open Tribeca Fest

Animated feature controversial choice for high-profile showcase

(Newser) - The Tribeca Film Festival will kick off on April 21 with Shrek Forever After as its opening-night film. The fourth and final installment in the Shrek series is only the second 3D animated feature to open a major film festival, after Up at Cannes last year. "We have always... More »

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