Showtrial, high profile crime story from the BBC
Showtrial is partly police procedural and partly courtroom drama. In only 5 episodes, directed by Zara Hayes, we see the crime, the police work, and the trial. After it’s all done and done, we still aren’t sure the right person was convicted of the crime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Orphan Black S4 E10 From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths
Orphan Black ends season 4 with “From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths.” We didn’t see any dancing mice. We saw one very welcome face and one hugely dangerous psychopath. Spoilers everywhere in this recap.
Orphan Black S4 E4 From Instinct to Rational Control
Orphan Black S4 E4 “From Instinct to Rational Control” shows the Leda clones dancing back and forth between instinct and rationality, from self-interest to self-sacrifice. We learn what MK’s (Tatiana Maslany – a whole cast) has been after and we learn one of the Hendrix’s secret sex games.
Orphan Black: S4 E3 The Stigmata of Progress
Orphan Black gets creepy in “The Stigmata of Progress.” Sarah tries to figure out what’s implanted in her cheek, Felix has big news, the Hendrixes go on an archeological dig, Kira sees strange visions, and Rachel is back in operation. Spoilers ahead.
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
“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 […]