So it turns out I need to talk about Once Upon A Time earlier than I thought. More, and a few unkind words about some morons, after the cut because spoilers.
back! And I can't tell you how excited I was when I saw her in the cell
near Lancelot in the flashback sequences. I really thought she was a
one-episode wonder, and it was thrilling to see her again...
And then came the scene with her and Dark Swan.
isn't what I wanted to see from Merida. I know that OUaT plays with all
this stuff, and eventually we'll get the old spunky, snarky, heroic,
error-prone but still lovable Merida back. But to see an awesome
independent butt-kicking heroine, my favorite Disney princess, brought
so low, and knowing she may not get an awesome moment at the end to make
up for it because she's just a supporting character in this
(And did they really have to
go for the obvious at the end? "You will teach him to be...brave." What,
Merida's going to find Mr. Gold's mother and turn her into a bear?)
if you want something really annoying, can you believe that there are
actually people out there who are calling for a boycott of the new Star
Wars movie because the leads aren't white males? Really? Let's hope the
racist idiot slimeballs who are behind this get locked in a room and
forced to watch the Star Wars Christmas Special over and over again until their eyeballs melt.