October 29, 2012

Once Upon a Time Post Mortem – The Doctor

No, not Doctor Who (although, I admit a traveling Time Lord in Storybrooke would be hysterical…but I digress…). But before I dive into the episode, can I just experience some sympathy for David Anders, he has played many an amputee—from Sark on Alias to the recently deceased John Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries (ouch the fingers), but this time he lost his whole arm—had it ripped right off.  Can I have a small “ow” of sympathy for him? Okay, now onto our episode. Dead is Dead Or is it? After being mostly absent for two episodes, Regina’s character—and most of […]
October 8, 2012

Once Upon a Time Post Mortem: We Are Both

After an action packed season premiere, We Are Both, episode 2×02 sought to answer some questions, but kept a tight focus on our Storybrooke characters rather than the Enchanted Forest. So if you were looking for Emma and Snow, we didn’t get to see them until the very end when Mulan and Aurora lead them (bound) into the rundown village. The Wicked Queen Regina never wanted to be evil or powerful or queen for that matter. During the first season we met her exceptionally wicked mother Cora played by Barbara Hershey. Perverted by magic, Cora wanted Regina to make a […]
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 […]