Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Alison Steadman

  • Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    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.

  • Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Burn Burn Burn is a 2015 British comedy directed by Chanya Button. It’s an offbeat road trip orchestrated by a dead man that takes our two heroines all over the UK before it’s finished.

  • Orphan Black S4 E7 The Antisocialism of Sex

    Orphan Black S4 E7 The Antisocialism of Sex

    Orphan Black, “The Antisocialism of Sex” explores how each individual responds to losing everything. The last episode of Orphan Black left everyone feeling defeated and hopeless. Each person reacts in character. Beware the spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S4 E6 The Scandal of Altruism

    Orphan Black S4 E6 The Scandal of Altruism

    Orphan Black’s sixth episode, “The Scandal of Altruism” is an earthquake, a monumental change in direction, a shocking turn of events. Where we go from here is a complete unknown. Spoilers ahead.

  • Orphan Black S4E2: Transgressive Border Crossing

    Orphan Black S4E2: Transgressive Border Crossing

    Orphan Black season 4 episode 2 “Transgressive Border Crossing” begins with Mika’s (Tatiana Maslany – everywoman) phone call to Sarah in Iceland telling her to run because the neolutionists are coming after Kendall Malone (Alison Steadman). She runs. Spoilers ahead.

  • Orphan Black: S3 E10 History Yet to Be Written

    Orphan Black: S3 E10 History Yet to Be Written

    “History Yet to Be Written” is absolute perfection as a season 3 finale for Orphan Black. It takes us back in time to tie up questions, while opening up new directions for season 4. There are some losses and some happy moments. I’m going to start with the technical achievement of the season: the four […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E9 Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow

    Orphan Black: S3 E9 Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow

    “Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow” is the title of this episode of Orphan Black. Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude), Felix (Jordan Gavaris) and Mrs. S (Maria Doyle Kennedy) head for London in search of the original Castor clone. Bodies fall like ninepins and surprise twists hit every plot line. In London Town Mrs. S, Sarah and […]

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