Over the years becoming an internet meme, Shrek deserves the derision - if not so much as to ignore the the clever story beats.
As a continuous run or individual spooks, it's a safe disc for the kids. You can pop it in near Halloween to keep the little ones quiet for a …
What it lacks in snappiness it makes up for with charms, or at least charms beyond those adorable kitten eyes.
At the very least the series is ending on a high note, even if that note isn't quite as high as it once was.