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Tag: Skyler Wexler

  • Orphan Black: S3, E1 The Weight of This Combination

    Orphan Black: S3, E1 The Weight of This Combination

    Orphan Black kicked off season 3 with “The Weight of This Combination.” The ride was both delightful and scary. We begin mere seconds from where season 2 stopped. The Female Clones The episode opens with a 4 clone scene. It’s a candy colored world where a very pregnant Helena (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) is surrounded […]

  • Several Peeks at Orphan Black Season 3

    Several Peeks at Orphan Black Season 3

    The latest preview for Orphan Black season 3 indicates that a theme of the new season will be what happens when the male clones and the female clones interact. Based on this clip of a meeting between Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) and Rudy (Ari Millen), things might be a bit fraught in the extended family. Sarah […]

  • Two New Promos for Season 3 of Orphan Black – UPDATED

    Two New Promos for Season 3 of Orphan Black – UPDATED

    Orphan Black is releasing new promos to entice us to want season 3 to hurry up. It’s working! Hurry up, season 3! The nearest I could come to a release date is Spring 2015. Mrs. S (Maria Doyle Kennedy) is a total badass. We know that. Here’s proof. Also, Alison does NOT have a potty […]

  • Orphan Black: By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried

    Orphan Black: By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried

    It’s the finale of season 2! Orphan Black will surprise and confound you with “By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried” and it sets up some powerful incentives to wish for a speedy return of a season 3. Rachel (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) has Kira (Skyler Wexler) installed somewhere at Dyad. Sarah is also […]

  • Orphan Black: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done

    Orphan Black: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done

    “Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done” is episode 9 of season 2 of Orphan Black. The stakes are raised to the highest level for Cosima and Kira. Story wires stretched to breaking characterize the episode. Allison Allison (Tatiana Maslany, one of many)  and Donnie (Kristian Bruun) provide some comic relief in a fairly dark […]

  • Orphan Black: Variable and Full of Perturbation

    Orphan Black: Variable and Full of Perturbation

    Only two episodes of Orphan Black remain in season 2 after this week’s “Variable and Full of Perturbation.” This episode introduced quite a lot of variation and perturbation to resolve in that time, especially with a new clone Tony (Tatiana Maslany) showing up. Yep, Tony. Formerly Antoinette Zwicky, now a trans man named Tony. He’s […]

  • Orphan Black: Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

    Orphan Black: Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

    The Orphan Black episode “Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est” begins in Rachel’s bloody apartment. Daniel’s body litters the floor, Helena’s signature art drawn in blood decorates the walls. Dr. Leakie (Matt Frewer) thinks Rachel (Tatiana Maslany) should take a kinder, gentler approach to the situation. She thinks not.

  • Orphan Black: Governed As It Were By Chance

    Orphan Black: Governed As It Were By Chance

    The tension sizzles, everyone is sinister, and we don’t know who to trust in “Governed As It Were By Chance,” episode 4 of season 2 of Orphan Black. Everything ahead is a spoiler, but the story is not described in the order in which it happened. The episode begins at the car wreck. Sarah (Tatiana […]

  • Review: Orphan Black “Mingling Its Own Nature With It”

    Review: Orphan Black “Mingling Its Own Nature With It”

    This episode of Orphan Black, “Mingling Its Own Nature With It” starts with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany), Kira (Skyler Wexler), and Felix (Jordan Gavaris) sleeping in the woods in the stolen truck. We see Sarah struggle to find safety for Kira, Allison crack under pressure, Cosima do an autopsy on a new clone, and Helena get […]

  • Review: Orphan Black, Governed By Sound Reason and True Religion

    Review: Orphan Black, Governed By Sound Reason and True Religion

    Episode 2 of season 2 of Orphan Black, “Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion,” launches a brand new day, to quote the new character Henrik. New plot lines, new characters, and new developments everywhere you look. I’m going to mention a few key points. One of the more interesting developments in this episode is […]

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