"Raphael Sbarge examines Jiminy Cricket’s struggle on Once Upon A Time"
We didn’t think we could anticipate another new episode of Once Upon A Time even more than we usually do, but it turns out absence really does make the heart grow fonder. Well, that and the promise of another intriguing, intricate backstory episode. The next episode up, “That Still Small Voice,” focuses on who Jiminy Cricket (Raphael Sbarge) was in the fairy-tale world and how that informs how he acts as Archie, Henry (Jared Gilmore)’s Storybrooke therapist. And things only get more complicated when a sinkhole forms in the center of town, Henry decides to climb in in search of the fairy-tale world, and Archie is called upon to talk him back out. But things never seem to go according to plan in Storybrooke these days… [MORE]
"Laura Vandervoort gets into the family spirit with Desperately Seeking Santa"
You know Laura Vandervoort as strong, driven women from genre television shows like Smallville and V, but her latest project, an original made-for-TV holiday movie on the ABC Family network will show her in a much softer light. As Jennifer, a mall marketing executive who masterminds a new “Hunky Santa Show” in order to win a promotion up to corporate, in Desperately Seeking Santa, Vandervoort is still strong and driven, but she is also about to embark in romantic comedy territory when she starts to fall for the new Santa in town, working class family guy David (Nick Zano). Vandervoort previews her new holiday role right here... [MORE]