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SyndeKorman
November 12 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 7 Recap: Wolves at the Gate

*****SPOILERS***** So this episode was great in theory—but only gave us five minutes of information in an hour-long show. What we know: Emma and Snow are still trapped in Fairytale-land...
CarolMalcolm
November 5 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: Admissions and Entrances

*****SPOILERS***** This very illuminating sixth episode of the new season opens with Emma, Snow, Aurora, Mulan, and Hook surveying the strange-looking beanstalk that must be climbed to reach the...
MFrampton
November 2 2012

Jane Eyre Laid Bare: A Sexual Exposé

Many authors have taken inspiration for their books from classics. The inspiration can range from using a name or a setting, to using entire scenarios from the originals, albeit written in a different...
SyndeKorman
October 29 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 5: It’s Alive!

********SPOILERS******** I had high hopes for the Halloween episode of OUAT—did it live up to my expectations? Yes! I think this was one of the more interesting episodes, although the...
SyndeKorman
October 22 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: Hooked on a Time

********SPOILERS******** Special Guests: Captain Hook, Mister Smee While much of this episode was boring and trite, the last 20 minutes were real fun. Not just cute, but “Peter Pan never...
SyndeKorman
October 15 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: Ogres, Lancelot, and Chaos!

Tonight’s guest stars include Lancelot, Mulan, Sleeping Beauty, and the Queen Mother. Wow, chaotic much? Tonight’s episode jumped from Fairytale Land to Storybrooke and then to flashbacks....
LaurieGold
October 11 2012

Why Is The Princess Bride So Wonderfully Romantic?

Based on William Goldman’s novel of the same name, The Princess Bride is staged as a book read by grandfather (Peter Falk) to his ill grandson (Fred Savage). Falk’s character assures a romance-weary...
SyndeKorman
October 8 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Don’t Bury Me, ’Cause I’m Not Dead Yet

***********SPOILERS********** I must say, I really liked the episode this week! It wasn't very exciting, but it functioned much like a Greek Chorus does in all those tragedies you read in college....
SyndeKorman
October 1 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2, Episode 1 Recap: Badlands, Hats, and Lady Knights

***********SPOILERS********** Once Upon a Time is back for a second season—but the season premiere felt oddly flat. The episode was chaotic and full of small odd vignettes, fraught...
SyndeKorman
September 27 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2: A Look at What Was, and What Should Be

Season two of Once Upon a Time premieres on Sept 30th, and we'll be covering it here at H&H.  The show debuted with a bang, and it seemed viewers really took to Storybrook, and its respective...
Taragel
September 25 2012

Shipping and Shirtlessness: The Fall 2012 Edition, Starring Arrow’s Stephen Amell, Chicago Fire’s Taylor Kinney, and More!

Last year's edition of Shipping and Shirtlessness featured hotties like Ioan Gruffudd (Ringer), Josh Dallas (Once Upon a Time), and Nick Wechsler (Revenge). This year we turn our...
LaurieGold
September 18 2012

A Real Fairy Tale in Rebecca Paisley’s A Basket of Wishes

Whenever someone mentions which romance novel features “the best grovel,” Rebecca Paisley’s 1995 release, A Basket of Wishes springs to mind. A Basket of Wishes featured a fairy heroine...
teamhandh
September 13 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 2 Photos are Here!

Heroes and Heartbreakers will once again be covering ABC's Once Upon a Time, now heading into its sophomore season. The tagline for the second season is “Magic is Coming!,” and ABC will...
Janga
August 6 2012

First Look: Eloisa James’s The Ugly Duchess (August 28, 2012)

Eloisa James The Ugly Duchess Avon / August 28, 2012 /  $7.99 digital and print How can she dare to imagine he loves her...when all London calls her The Ugly Duchess? Theodora...
redline_
July 16 2012

Sleeping Beauty: The Comedy?

Sleeping Beauty looks to be Hollywood’s next fairy tale obsession. Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent, which will present the wicked queen’s side of the story, is currently in production. And now,...
redline_
July 5 2012

Cover Alert: Details on Marissa Meyer’s Cinder Sequel, Scarlet, Have Been Revealed!

The cover of Marissa Meyer’s Scarlet, the sequel to Cinder and the second book in the Lunar Chronicles quartet, has been revealed by USA Today. They’ve also got some scoop on the book, including...
redline_
June 10 2012

The CW Previews Beauty and the Beast and Arrow

The CW has released extended trailers for its new Fall 2012 TV shows, including Beauty and the Beast (a reimagining of the 1980s show starring Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton) and Arrow (as in,...
MFrampton
May 14 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 22: It’s Storming Like a Bitch!

The season finale of Once Upon a Time, “A Land Without Magic,” aired last night, and if you watched, you saw [highlight for spoilers]the return of the Huntsman, that the power of True Love...
WickedLilPixie
May 7 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 21: An Apple a Day Keeps Life Expectancy Away

*******SPOILERS******* I could sum up this entire episode in fewer than two words: APPLES! Alas, you all come here for a recap, so sit back and enjoy. *Yawns* The episode starts out in a dream...
SyndeKorman
April 30 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 20: Breaking Promises and Sporting Wood

*****SPOILERS***** As the season nears the end, we see Once Upon a Time finally gather enough steam to really be enjoyable. This week’s episode had some really stellar moments. Some of it...
WickedLilPixie
April 23 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 19: Daddy Issues

*******SPOILERS******* After a few weeks without Once Upon a Time, we finally get back to the “who the hell is The Stranger, aka August Booth” storyline. We kick the episode off with August...
SyndeKorman
April 2 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 18: Mother Knows Best

It figures that when Once Upon a Time finally airs a good episode it airs opposite the premiere of Game of Thrones, standing very little chance of being something watched by the masses. That being said,...
Janga
March 26 2012

The Fairy Tale Romances of Teresa Medeiros and Julia Quinn

More than a decade ago, Jennifer Crusie argued that romance is a genre that both depends upon the tradition of fairy tale narratives and demands the revision of the traditional stories (“This Is Not...
WickedLilPixie
March 26 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 17: Hello, Hottie!

This week’s episode starts with Mary Margaret running through the woods; yeah that was it, just a quick scene of her running. Okay then. (Need to catch up? Check out previous Once Upon a...
MFrampton
March 19 2012

Snow White and the Huntsman New Trailer: More Filled with Awesome!

This looks like epic, delicious fun, even more amazing than the first trailer. Charlize Theron kills it as the Evil Queen.
WickedLilPixie
March 19 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 16: Mean Snow!

Talk about dragging out a storyline! Once again, this week’s episode focuses on David/Mary Margaret and Snow/Charming. Charming and Red set out to find Snow, even though we have little clue how Red...
WickedLilPixie
March 12 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 15: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

What first drew me into Once Upon a Time was seeing Little Red Skanking Hood in the first episode. I knew I had to stick with the show just to get her back-story, regardless of how bored I might become...
SyndeKorman
March 5 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 14: Dust in the Wind

It’s Miners Day in Storybrook!  You know one of those crazy town celebrations that no one really knows they why or wherefore of? That’s this week’s Once Upon a Time. There is...
WickedLilPixie
February 20 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 13: Telling Lies

*******SPOILERS******* In the past, there is a beautiful horse drawn carriage that pulls up to the King (Charming’s “father”) and Princess Abigail steps out to speak with him before her wedding....
SyndeKorman
February 13 2012

Once Upon a Time Season 1, Episode 12: This Kiss

This episode was a retelling of “Beauty and the Beast,” and I am going to trust that you all have at least seen the Disney version. The episode was kind of a chaotic jumble and it’s...