Reel Shorts | Shrek Forever After

21 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Ogre Matches Wits with Rumpelstiltskin in Uninspired Franchise Finale
As first adapted to the screen in 2001 from William Steig’s popular children’s book, “Shrek” was an enchanting fairy tale with a marvelous moral about appreciating each other’s inner beauty. While delivering that heartwarming message, the picture kept you in stitches via the hilarious antics of the title character (Mike Myers) and his trash-talking companion, Donkey (Eddie Murphy). Although that animated adventure spawned a couple of engaging-enough sequels, judging by “Shrek Forever After” it is clear that the scriptwriters have run out of ideas for the expiring franchise.

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Reeel Shorts | MacGruber

21 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Will Forte Stars in Latest Woeful Adaptation of SNL Skit
MacGruber is a recurring sketch which has been running on Saturday Night Live (SNL) since January of 2007. Each episode is designed as a thinly-veiled spoof of MacGyver, the popular ABC-TV series from the Eighties that revolved around the daring exploits of a resourceful secret agent who’d served in Vietnam as a bomb defusal expert. Read the rest of this entry »