Orphan Black S02E02 – Governed By Sound Reason and True Religion

  Season 2 continues to rock on Space this evening as we learn who kidnapped Kira (Skyler Wexler) as Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) and the Clone Club find themselves delving deeper and deeper into the threats that seem to be rising on all sides. Written by Graeme Manson and Karen Walton, this week we get to see…

Orphan Black S02E01 – Nature Under Constraint And Vexed

  Black is back! Tonight! On Space!! Thank goodness, because that wait seemed interminable. And it leaps right back into things in this episode penned by Graeme Manson. Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) is desperate to find Kira (Skyler Wexler) and take on whomever abducted her little girl. Fleeing Mrs. S’s (Maria Doyle Kennedy) home, it’s not long before…

TIFF 2013: Tom At the Farm (Tom a la ferme) – Xavier Dolan

  The film opens with an upset Tom (Xavier Dolan) driving somewhere.  He appears to be getting further and further from civilzation, and expresses what seems to be anger, sadness and possibly loneliness as he gets further into the country, to a more remote area where his crazy hair, skinny jeans and leather jacket seem…

TIFF – Short Cuts Canada Programme 5

  Screening at 9:15pm today and at 2:30pm tomorrow at the Lightbox here in Toronto is the next selection of Short Cuts Canada to be featured at TIFF 2013. Impromptu from Bruce Alcock is a delightful animated short that features a man wanting to spend some time with his sweetie, Sylvie, because he really wants…

Orphan Black S01E10 – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Wow. SPOILERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And just like that the first season of Orphan Black has come to a close, and 2 of the clones have made a deal with the devil, I mean Leekie (Matt Frewer). There are hints about secrets and revelations aplenty in this episode, but only a couple are completely revealed by episode’s end,…

Orphan Black S01E09 – Unconscious Selection

It’s hard writing reviews for this show each week, because one runs out of ways to describe Tatiana Maslany’s stellar performances. She continues to stun and shine in every incarnation she embodies on the show, and this week was no different. In the season’s penultimate episode Alex Levine’s script puts Graeme Manson’s and John Fawcett’s…

Orphan Black S01E08 – Entangled Bank

The circles Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) as well as her clones Kasima and Allison seem to be resembling nooses as the first season of this amazing show rockets towards its finale, only two episodes left after this! Art (Kevin Hanchard) and Angela (Inga Cadranel) learn that the Jane Does they’ve been investigating are dead ringers for…

Orphan Black S01E07 – Parts Developed in an Unusual Manner

Orphan Black, and its engaging lead, Tatiana Maslany continues to wow as this week we tumble deeper into the conspiracy, where threads are connected, and trouble is brewing. Sarah (Maslany) meets back up with a slightly recovered Helena, released by her minder to continue hunting down the clones. Paul (Dylan Bruce) deals with Olivier (David…

Orphan Black S01E06 – Variations Under Domestication

Yup, almost caught up! I’m ready for tonight’s episode and should have that ready to go at some point tomorrow! I highly enjoyed this episode, it’s not easy so early in the run of a series to do not quite a flat-out comedy, but really play up the humorous side of a story while still…

Orphan Black S01E05 – Conditions of Existence

Oh what a tangled web! I finally got a chance to catch up on last week’s Orphan Black (sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day!) and this show gets better and better each episode! I’m so glad they are coming back for a second season! This episode marks the halfway point of…