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Our Favorite Things: The Evil Queen

Our Favorite Things: The Evil Queen

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the baddest of them all? On Once Upon a Time there are a number of villainous characters, from the gorgeous Captain Hook to the selfish Queen of Hearts to the very enjoyable but very dark [...]

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Barrie vs. Disney: The Captain Hook Chronicle

Barrie vs. Disney: The Captain Hook Chronicle

All characters on ABC (and thus Disney)’s Once Upon a Time are drawn from well-known fairytales and classic books.  These stories have become familiar to large audiences over the years, thanks to Disney’s animated movies.  One such story is that [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Love Songs

Our Favorite Things: Love Songs

TV & Film Writer Janelle Smith One main reason I like "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid is because I think it’s so relatable.  Anyone who has been on a date has felt the urge to kiss that person, but [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Villain Songs

Our Favorite Things: Villain Songs

TV & Film Writer Janelle Smith The main reason that I love "Hellfire" from The Hunchback of Notre Dame so much is because it approaches a subject matter that isn't child-friendly: a man who is lusting over a woman. In the song, [...]

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Growing Up Fast: The Slayer Edition

Growing Up Fast: The Slayer Edition

Buffy: the Vampire Slayer appeals to teenagers and young adults because the creators and actors found a way to blend the thrilling heroics and fantasy with the things that real people go through.  Buffy goes through a constant conflict of [...]

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Legitimate Pain: A Love Story

Legitimate Pain: A Love Story

Willow making with the magics Willow is my favorite character for a number of reasons.  Her development as a character is amazing over the seven seasons and she had a lot of conflicts both internal and external that made her [...]

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