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English - Media Review Coursework

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Media Coursework Write film reviews of "Shrek 2" for two different Audiences. Adult Audience It's rare for a sequel to top its predecessor, especially if the original is so successful, but "Shrek 2", in everyway possible, has broken that never broken theory. Shrek, the sweet, lovable, green coloured ogre, who first appeared in "Shrek" early 2001, brought forward a new leash in animation technology. With outstanding 3d animation affects and overwhelming sounds and music; it was no surprise it became the most talked about animation film in history. ...read more.

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Picking up right after the honeymoon of Shrek and Princess Fiona, royal messengers summon the two to Fiona's homeland; the land of Far Far Away, for a weekend with the folks. Little do they know a resentful father, a scheming Fairy Godmother and a metrosexual Prince Charming all stand in their way, preventing the two from living happily ever after. Again as the original "Shrek" was made, filmmakers; led again by Andrew Adamson, have allowed anything in, however silly and nonsensical. There are jokey nods to past movies like: "Mission Impossible"; "King Kong" and "Lord of the rings". ...read more.

Conclusion

Similarly with every other part of this breathtaking animation hit, the soundtrack that accompanies the careful creation and editing of the film has been made sure by filmmakers, to produce the best result possible. As in the first film, an inventive pop-rock soundtrack smoothes over the dull patches - any film that puts Tom Waits's "Little Drop of Poison" into the mouth of a piano playing Captain Hook has more on its mind than product placement. All throughout this non-stop adventure, soundtracks from the 70's, 80's and 90's are heard, making sure every aspect is at its full. Classics from Bonnie Tyler, The Buzzocks and Eels are all included, pushing this fairytale beyond any in history. ...read more.

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