The Originals In Review: Long Way Back from Hell (ep114)

Vee tells it like it is about The Originals‘ “Long Way Back From Hell”:

After four episodes of non-stop witch offense, Long Way Back from Hell was an hour full of decayed, Silent Hill-esque visuals, beautifully lit flashbacks, a whole lot of witchsplaining, and an unfortunate lack of tension. With Rebekah and Marcel’s secret revealed to the audience two episodes ago, Hell‘s driving storyline suffered from tipping that hand and not allowing us to discover the bombshell, its intricacies, and the collateral damage alongside Klaus. As a result, the episode meandered until its last five minutes, and even then the final “shocker” didn’t quite land in the “finally, but ohgodNO” way it could have.

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