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Gilbert Speaks On the Series Finale of “Orphan Black”

13 Aug

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I don’t know what to say about this being the last time I’ll see the clone club together on “Orphan Black.” I do know that I hate saying goodbye to people who shine in a world gone mad. Tatiana Maslany did the impossible. This tiny girl was able to create, with the help of a great cast and crew, a family of unique and wacky sisters. Tatiana was absolutely magical at weaving into existence: Helena, Sarah, Cosima, Alison, Rachel, Krystal, and all the clones that walked into our lives over the last five years.

But, Tatiana was more than a master magician. How else can we explain her ability to make each character that she played seem so real? How many times did we need to remind ourselves that there was only one actress playing all the clones? The show ends as it begins. Sarah has to save the day because Helena is about to have her babies. Will the series end on a happy note?  Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E09

6 Aug

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I have been doing reviews on “Orphan Black” since it first premiered on BBC America. The clones have become like family to me. I know the show is all about Tatiana, and her excellent portrayal of multiple entities, but the different clones all feel real and separate to me. It’s crazy…right? On episode 09, Sarah and the gang must rescue Helena before she has her babies. Will the Clone Club succeed? Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E08

30 Jul

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On last week’s episode of “Orphan Black” Rachel did the right thing and saved Kira. This week, the clones celebrate Felix’s art opening while Rachel makes plans to bring down Neolution. What is Mrs. S hiding? Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E07

23 Jul

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As Cosima returns to her family, Rachel, that pesky little thorn in the clone club’s side, learns a dark secret that makes her question her place within Neolution. On this week’s episode of “Orphan Black” Rachel has the rug pulled from under her. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E06

16 Jul

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I love shows with good science backstories. I might not understand it all, but I love when a story is created to mirror what is possible or already happening in the world. This is why I’ve been a diehard fan of “Orphan Black” and the clones, played superbly by Tatiana Maslany. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E05

10 Jul

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On this episode of “Orphan Black“, we learn what Westmorland really wants from Cosima and Kira. Cosima meets the first experiment and we’re invited to a dinner party…Tuxedo required. Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Orphan Black” S05 E04

2 Jul

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Tonight’s episode of “Orphan Black” revolves around mothers, natural or otherwise. While Kira struggles with her identity, Cosima learns about a failed experiment. Continue reading