Films and Showtimes
- Moxie Mornings
- Staff Picks: Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
- Burning (In Translation Series)
- Stan & Ollie
- On Stage: The Madness of George III
- Blowin' Up (2018)
- The Essentials: Fish Tank (2009)
- Oscar Live Action Shorts (2019)
- Oscar Animated Shorts (2019)
- The Essentials: Pariah (2011)
- Member Picks: Miller's Crossing (1990)
- La La Land (2016)
- Oscar Documentary Shorts: Program B (2019)
- Oscar Documentary Shorts: Program A (2019)
- The Essentials: Wendy and Lucy (2008)
- The Essentials: Marie Antoinette (2006)
Moxie Flix: Shrek (2001)
- Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy
- Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
- Genre(s): Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Family
- Rating: PG
- Running Time: 90 min.
These FREE screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.
Summary: Once upon a time in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek (Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy-tale characters.
A thorough, spoiler-filled Parent’s Guide can be found here.
Made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Missouri Arts Council.
"An instant animated classic."- Todd McCarthy, Variety
"Jolly and wicked, filled with sly in-jokes and yet somehow possessing a heart."- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"The kind of movie that will entertain everyone of every age and probably for ages to come."- John Anderson, Newsday
"A movie that appeals to the eye, mind, heart and funny bone."- Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"DreamWorks Pictures again proves a name to trust for imaginative, funny animated movies that delight kids and adults equally."- Steven Rosen, Denver Post
"What gives Shrek its special artistic distinction is its witty and knowingly sassy dialogue, delivered by vocally charismatic performers whose voices remind us of their stellar screen personae in live-action movies."- Andrew Sarris, Observer
"The brilliance of the voice work, script, direction and animation all serve to make Shrek an adorable, infectious work of true sophistication."- Jami Bernard, New York Daily News