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Bad Fairy-tale Disney Fan Fiction
What starts as interesting and fun becomes a bloated, badly made fan fiction drowning in cliches, plot holes and bad acting. A show with three female leads about female strength becomes a show about how lucky they are men want them at all, at least when it's coherent. Watch as good ideas becomes disasters when they aren't suddenly, inexplicably abandoned from something all together different. Be prepared to be perpetually disappointed.
Used to be Good but now it's Sh!t
Initially loved this show. Season 1 blew my mind. Season 2 was kinda meh but still good. Things got even worse in Season 3 but I hung in there. Season 4 made me want to shoot my tv. Season 5 is complete sh!t.
Somehow they took all the character development and ingenuity and just enjoyable, intelligent creativity out of this show and replaced it to be cliche and lackluster. The main relationships on the show don't really make sense and are offensive to watch for anyone with 2 brain cells to rub together.
It went from a show that I couldn't stop talking about with my friends to a show that I didn't want people to know I ever watched. Sad but true.moreless
Once Upon A Time is my fav movie of all times
I'm in love with every character and every episode I've finished watching all seasons and I'm actually watching them again for the 3rd time seriously I love this movie so much its an inspiration to me ... it might sound a bit crazy but after watching it I start doing stuff with my hands like I'm doing magic.. I'm 16 years.. crazy too :P
Dark Swan/Black Swan??
Querie: Do I need to watch Black Swan first? When the Elsa/Anna segments aired, I hadn't watched Frozen yet but did before I watched OUAT with Elsa/Anna. Not only did it help me, but it turned me into a 67 year old Frozen fanatic!!! Now, does Dark Swan have anything to do with the Natalie Portman movie Black Swan? I can watch it first if it does. Thanks!!
Pretty slick / Long term vision of plots
Season 4 -- full year review
This season, I did something which I believe was awesome. I binged watched the entire season in 1 week. I had every show recorded and I stripped all commercials.
Well, this is the only way to watch this show.
And Season 4 was the best. Every aspect of the show was cool, especially the concept of the author.
The cliffhanger however, will make me want to watch the first episode of Season 5, on time, but I will try and resist and do again as I did for Season 4. Record the episodes and binge watch next year.
It is very tough.. requires lots of discipline, I can only hope I will be up to the task! :)
Season 3 mid review:
I like the way the show is structured. It is interesting to see how they weave the fairy tales into this story line. Rumple's Dad is Peter Pan.. Who would have thought? There are of course a few loopholes, for example, why does Neil have go regress into the curse when he was brought to this world before ithe curse started? After all, Henry wouldn't be Henry without Emma and Neil mating. Well anyways, seems that it might just be they have their memories after all, since Hook came back to NYC.
Rumple and his Dad dissapeared (allegedly died) in Storybrooke. Will the breaking of the curse restore them? Who knows..
The break in the season seems too darn long too me.
Ok, I've watched both seasons in 1 week, and yes, thank you for the ability to get shows online.
First season was great and ended on a nice cliffhanger. Second season was actually pretty slick, especially the ending.
Obviously, Peter Pan is going to be the threat in Season 3, part 1, it makes sense, he's the big bad of NeverLand.
Now, I've read some of the reviews here, and some people think that Season 2 didn't make any sense. Well, I disagree with that.
Basically, as we are talking about alternate worlds, which is really what this is all about and the power of magic vs science. And it's all done based on so called fairy tales. Nothing wrong with that.
Furthermore there is dimension to the characters, and that's refreshing. A lot of nuance.
For those of you who pine for Regina and her character development, well the show is about much more than the Evil Queen.
In the end, she's a pawn, let's face it. But character development there has been.
There is providence and fate intertwining with Rumpelstiltskin rather large manipulation of events, all geared towards getting back his son.
The show is going somewhere and it's hard to predict where, and that's refreshing.
For the most part, there has been a lot of interesting twists and a lot of unexpected development in the show.
Nothing wrong with that.
I'm just wondering if there will be a clean ending at some point. Maybe in 3 or 4 seasons from now.
Henry seems to be way much more than he seems in many ways. Why would Peter Pan be seeking him?
Is Peter Pan also working for someone else? Based on the patterns I've seen, I would NOT be surprised.
Anyways, looking forward to the 3rd season, it's going to be a long summer........moreless