Saturday, April 21, 2018
In Which I Review Once Upon a Time (7x18)
Heroism Looks Good On You
--The writers have certainly put Rumple's character through the wringer over the years but there is no denying that Robert Carlyle has sold every performance, from spinner Rumple to Dark One Rumple to Mr. Gold to Detective Weaver and everything in between.
--Alice’s blue Enchanted Forest cloak is lovely and I adore the larger than necessary bow. It’s very Alice.
--Everything about Margo and Tilly’s date was adorable.
--“Dark One and the Pirate…friends?” “Perhaps it’s time for a new story.”
--Rumple's shrine to Belle is overly ornate and seems to be borrowing things from Mexican culture, an aspect that does not make any sense at all.
--Facilier would have been a fine villain on his own without adding the unnecessary Regina-as-lover complication. Like, what is even the point of this so called fling?
--“All magic comes with a price; guess it was finally my turn to pay.”