October 15, 2012

Once Upon a Time Post Mortem: Lady of the Lake

The Lady of the Lake title of last night’s Once Upon a Time was a little misleading—or was it? The theme for the episode tightly focused on the love between a parent and a child and wow did they show a wide variety of this type of love: ·         Grandpa James(Charming) & Henry ·         Regina & Henry ·         Snow & Emma ·         Emma & Henry ·         Jefferson & Grace ·         Cora & Regina ·         James & His Mother ·         George & James The episode also managed to make me feel sympathy for Regina—call me heartless, but even when we learned […]
November 8, 2011

Once Upon a Time – Love, Romance and Fantasy

Regina wants Emma gone Once Upon a Time is one of those series that seems tailor made for me.  It’s got fantasy, romance and fairy tales.  What more could I ask for?  I chatted about it over in my Reel Vixen blog after seeing the pilot, but three episodes in and I am even more in love with the show than I was when it started.   Fresh Twists The biggest selling point for me is the fresh twists on the old fairytales.  I’ll be honest, Snow White is not my favorite story and I wasn’t thrilled with the idea […]