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Donkey's Christmas Shrektacular (2010)

Donkey suggests everyone sing Christmas carols.

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Walt Dohrn, Raman Hui (co-director)

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Walt Dohrn (screenplay), Ryan Crego (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Eddie Murphy ... Donkey (voice)
Mike Myers ... Shrek (voice)
Antonio Banderas ... Puss in Boots (voice)
Cameron Diaz ... Princess Fiona (voice)
Walt Dohrn ... Rumpelstiltskin (voice)
Jon Hamm ... Brogan (voice)
Cody Cameron Cody Cameron ... Three Little Pigs / Pinocchio (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Gingy (voice)
Aron Warner Aron Warner ... Big Bad Wolf (voice)
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Donkey suggests everyone sing Christmas carols. Donkey sings "It's the Most Wonderful Time". Shrek, Fiona, the Ogre children, and the army of ogres sing an ogre version of "Jingle Bells" (i.e. "Bug Cocoon, Lick the spoon. Try our cricket slurp). Puss in Boots sings "Feliz Navidad", although he titles it "Fleas Navidad". Then everyone sings "Jingle Bell Rock", but they title it "Fairy Tale Rock". Written by Anonymous

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Spun-off from Shrek Forever After (2010) See more »

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Feliz Navidad
Written by José Feliciano
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A quick celebration of the 'Shrek' universe.
4 October 2011 | by J-Hunt21See all my reviews

There's little to be said about 'Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular', as it is merely a swift celebration of the 'Shrek' universe. Unlike the films, which have an emotional tie for Shrek's character, this short is lacking a sense of story progression, which is a small shame in some way because 'Christmas-tacular' marks a return to eccentric, unrelenting humour in the manner of the original film and the first sequel; that is, a constant barrage of visual and verbal puns that the producers behind the third and fourth movies could not quite replicate, despite their best efforts.

Every one is catered for with screen time shared equally between Shrek's ever-popular family and friends, the joy of which is found in discovering the festive season through the perspective of a flea-ridden cat, or a living party snack. It is characterisation like this that contributes to the endearing nature of the series.

'Christmas-tacular' doesn't quite hit a home run like 'Shrek the Halls' before it, as that short successfully intertwined a simple plot that added the necessary weight to contain the sheer madness that punctuates nearly every moment of this franchise. However, Donkey's festivities are a great way to kick-start your own Christmas season.

8/10


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