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Once Upon a Time




baconTV

Reviews: 61
hollywood recycling done less poorlyRating: 16 likes, 2 dislikes
A new idea? no. A new story? No.

ooh buzzword: mashup? yes.



Review posted on Sunday, March 3rd 2013 at 11:53 am

seeker9

Reviews: 11
Story as potential but,,,Rating: 3 likes, 19 dislikes
Only a bad director can make mediocre actors look so completely pitiful.

Review posted on Sunday, November 6th 2011 at 9:31 pm

bitchstolemyremote

Reviews: 1
RecapsRating: 1 likes, 11 dislikes
It’s become clear that showrunners Kitsis and Horrowitz have decided to tell their stories using the Lost model: focus on a single character and explore their story in both the present (Storybrooke) and the “past” (Fairy Tale). This is both a strength and a weakness because by focusing on a single character, you run the risk of ostracizing the audience who cares less for that individual (ex: me and Jiminy Cricket). It’s a strength, however, because unlike other shows that try to balance the narrative demands of a large ensemble (say The Walking Dead), Once Upon A Time guarantees that you’re provided background information on at least one or two characters each week.

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Review posted on Monday, December 5th 2011 at 5:08 pm