Watch This: Trailer for Maya Dardel

Maya Dardel stars a gravel-voiced Lena Olin as the title character in what looks to be the portrait of an unusual older woman. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Maya Dardel”

5 Things I Loved about 5 Years of Orphan Black

Orphan Black is over. All we have now is stored on the DVR to rewatch endlessly. Sob. I was a huge fan of the show and want to celebrate its time on live TV. Continue reading “5 Things I Loved about 5 Years of Orphan Black”

Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

Orphan Black episode 9 “One Fettered Slave” is a funeral with no happy weddings. Helena’s (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) early history is explored. This is a recap. There are spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave”

Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide”

Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil

Orphan Black episode 4 “Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil” ties us back to some older story lines while Mrs. S (Maria Doyle Kennedy) and Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) madly search for a way to free Kira (Skyler Wexler) from Rachel’s clutches. This is a recap. There will be spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil”

Orphan Black S5 E3 Beneath Her Heart

Orphan Black episode 3, “Beneath Her Heart,” focuses on the Hendrix family past and present. Alison (Tatiana Maslany, one of many) has a breakthrough and Donnie (Kristian Bruun) does some revealing dance steps. This is a recap. Every sentence is a spoiler. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E3 Beneath Her Heart”

Orphan Black S5 E2 Clutch of Greed

Orphan Black episode 2, “Clutch of Greed,” has Rachel winning. And winning. Things don’t look good for the sestras and freedom. This is a recap. There are spoilers everywhere. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E2 Clutch of Greed”

Orphan Black S5 E1 The Few Who Dare

Orphan Black season 5 begins with “The Few Who Dare.” We’re right where we left off, with Sarah injured on the island, Cosima and Charlotte in the village on the island, Delphine looking after Cosima, Mrs. S and Kira held by Ferdinand, and Rachel thinking she’s conquered the world. Spoilers ahead, this is a recap. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E1 The Few Who Dare”

Orphan Black Season 5 Photos Released

BBC America released 10 new images from season 5 of Orphan Black. They also issued a warning that “walls are closing in” on Sarah when nearly all her sister clones and their allies are “brought to heel” by Rachel. Apparently that includes Sarah’s daughter, Kira. Continue reading “Orphan Black Season 5 Photos Released”

Review: The Sea of Trees

The Sea of Trees is a mystical, mysterious, spiritual journey about love. The trees are a forest called Aokigahara, known as The Sea of Trees. It’s a dense forest at the base of Japan’s Mount Fuji where people go to commit suicide. Continue reading “Review: The Sea of Trees”