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A return to form is rare in movie franchises. Usually, if the first film is good, the second is simply bigger and targeting more money. And if there's a third one, the odds are it'll be even worse. There are exceptions...
Tucson Weekly  |  Colin Boyd  |  05-26-2010  |  Reviews

Just Like Starting Ogre: 'Shrek Forever After'

Shrek Forever After throws out the films’ history—and it’s an improvement.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  05-17-2010  |  Reviews

Shrek Matures: Bourgeoisie Critics are Opposed

The fourth installment in the animated Shrek franchise is the most polished example of the series.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  05-17-2010  |  Reviews

Taking Heroes to Schoolnew

Despite stealing from other movies, Sky High loves the superhero genre enough to work.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  08-04-2005  |  Reviews

Superhero School Daysnew

An adolescent superhero can't find his niche.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  07-28-2005  |  Reviews

The Break Fist Club

The spirit of John Hughes energizes the hero high school romp Sky High.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  07-20-2005  |  Reviews

Christmas at Any Costnew

Money can buy happiness is the moral of this cynical yet mildly amusing comedy.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  10-22-2004  |  Reviews

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