Oh look! It’s Emma’s back story. And she’s a juvenile delinquent!
Oh look! It’s the mystery guy from the season opener! I guess the general consensus that he was Rumple’s son Baelfire was, what’s the word? Wrong!
Oh look! It’s August! I was wondering where he’s been.
Oh look! Vancouver is filling in for… Vancouver!
And apparently even fairy tale characters like seeing a little girl-on-girl action., what with Hook telling the Four Musketeerettes they could fight it out to see who accompanied him up the beanstalk.
First of all, Emma Swan is the least interesting character on this show. Why is that? Is it because she has no magic? Henry has no magic and he’s interesting. Is it the skinny jeans? Or is it the actress. It’s not that Jennifer Morrison is necessarily a bad actress, but she’s missing that undefined something that makes a character, even a villain, sympathetic. No wonder Jennifer Morrison “won” Television Without Pity’s Tubey award for Least Favorite Actress, and Emma Swan was voted Least Favorite Character.
If you don’t have that special something yourself, it’s hard to have chemistry with someone else. I’ve yet to feel her love for Snow. Maybe Emma’s supposed to be that way, because she’s had such a tough life and isn’t familiar with being loved.
No matter how hard he tried, there was nothing between Emma and Hook. Even if Emma is supposed to be hardened, even cold, shouldn’t I be feeling at least a little spark? I suppose there was more chemistry with Emma and Neal, but that’s not saying much.
And the CGI of the giant and his castle? Terrible! Even worse than the dragon James fought in season 1.
I’d love to know what you think? It’s ok if you disagree. (This is America, after all. 🙂 )