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  • 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.

  • The Old Ain’t Dead Top 10 of 2015

    The Old Ain’t Dead Top 10 of 2015

    Old Ain’t Dead just me, watching whatever looks good. To me. I don’t watch everything. I don’t have a “best of 2015” list because I don’t have a clue as to what most of 2015 had to offer, much less what the best of all that would be. Yet here we are, at the end […]

  • 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 […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E8 Ruthless in Purpose, and Insidious in Method

    Orphan Black: S3 E8 Ruthless in Purpose, and Insidious in Method

    Orphan Black, season 3 episode 8 is “Ruthless in Purpose, and Insidious in Method” or, as it could also be called, “Rachel Outsmarts Everyone.” Krystal Goderich I’ll start with the most interesting and important part of this week’s episode, Krystal Goderich (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude). We saw Krystal briefly making out in a hotel elevator […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E7 Community of Dreadful Fear and Hate

    Orphan Black, episode 7 of season 3, “Community of Dreadful Fear and Hate” is part thriller, part mystery and part slapstick. Most of the episode centers around Alison, (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) Donnie (Kristian Bruun) and Felix (Jordan Gavaris) at a meeting for the school trustee election. Sarah and Helena Helena and Sarah are in […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E6 Certain Agony of the Battlefield

    Orphan Black: S3 E6 Certain Agony of the Battlefield

    Episode 6 of season 3 of Orphan Black is “Certain Agony of the Battlefield.” Lots of plot twists and huge developments mark this episode as a turning point in several ways.

  • Orphan Black: S3 E5 Scarred by Many Past Frustrations

    Orphan Black: S3 E5 Scarred by Many Past Frustrations

    “Scarred by Many Past Frustrations” is the title of season 3, episode 5 of Orphan Black. Most of the episode deals with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) and Helena in the Castor prison. To recap this episode, I’ll start with the shorter bits about everyone else including Cosima, Felix (Jordan Gavaris), Mrs. S (Maria Doyle […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E4 Newer Elements of Our Defense

    Orphan Black: S3 E4 Newer Elements of Our Defense

    Orphan Black’s “Newer Elements of Our Defense” begins mere seconds after the end of the last episode when Mark (Ari Millen, an army) was shot in the cornfield. Sarah and Mark This episode mostly deals with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) and Mark and their race for genetic material, punctuated with bits from the other clones. […]

  • Orphan Black: S3 E3 Formalized, Complex, and Costly

    Orphan Black: S3 E3 Formalized, Complex, and Costly

    “Formalized, Complex, and Costly” is episode 3 of Orphan Black season 3. There’s a big reveal in this episode about the cloned boys and girls. Let’s start with Seth (Ari Millen, an army), cooling downstairs in Felix’s (Jordan Gavaris) apartment building. For some reason Rudy just leaves him lying there, so Sarah (Tatiana Maslany, a […]

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