Shrek is one film where everything works near perfectly in terms of humour, characters, visual invention, artistic quality and plain all-out enjoyment.
Roger Ebert says
This is not your average family cartoon. "Shrek" is jolly and wicked, filled with sly in-jokes and yet somehow possessing a heart.
Hollywood Jesus has reviews with lots of still shots. The New York Times reviews it here.
This was The Husband's choice tonight for entertainment while making pizza.