Orphan Black S02E05 – Ipsa Scientia Potestas

In an interesting, and highly enjoyable episode, we get to spend more time with Helena (Tatiana Maslany) this week, as the clones react to the pressure that Rachel is starting to exert on Cosima, to bring Sarah to heel, and of course, turn over little Kira (Skyler Wexler). Speaking of Kira, in her moments with…

Orphan Black S02E03 – Distempers of Learning

Tonight on Space, things seem to be going from bad to worse for Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) and the clone club. Possible SPOILERS below so be warned. (I try to avoid as much as I can, but you can’t avoid them altogether, or this would be a really short article!) Written by Alex Levine, this week…

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…

TIFF- Short Cuts Canada Programme 3

  Screening today at the Lightbox at 10pm and tomorrow at 2:45pm is the next installment of Shorts for this year’s TIFF. The first two programmes have been filled with delightful surprises and some wonderful pieces and this collection is no different featuring a variety of pieces that are stunningly beautiful to watch. We Wanted…

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 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…

Orphan Black S01E04 – Effects of External Conditions

Wow. SPOILERS Below!! After last week’s episode amping up the mystery and the tension a bit, including the revelation that the hunter may in fact be another clone, Helena (Tatiana Maslany rocking yet another incarnation, this woman is truly amazing!). Tonight’s episode on Space kept it coming with some fantastic moments. With the hunt for…

Orphan Black S01E02 – Instinct

Tonight on Space, things get even crazier for Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) as she learns the threads of her own and Beth’s life are more complicated than she thought, both personally and professionally. SPOILERS may abound, so proceed with caution… Now, we as viewers already know Sarah and her doppelg√§nger are clones, we don’t know the…

Orphan Black S01E01 – Pilot

Space and BBC America launch a brand new series tonight, Orphan Black. We’ve heard rumors about it for a while, I’ve seen the trailer, which didn’t quite hook me, but my friend Tanya who worked on the show,told me that it’s going to be dark, sexy, and awesome. I wasn’t quite sure I agreed until…