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Orphan Black Season 4: Bringing the past to life

Genre: Sci-fi/thriller Synopsis: S1: Grifter Sarah Manning happens to meet a woman who looks exactly like her in a train station, right before the woman commits suicide. Naturally, Sarah uses the opportunity to take her identify and steal all her … Continue reading

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Orphan Black, and the Art of the Likable yet Deeply Flawed Anti-Heroine

Genre: Sci-fi/thriller Synopsis: S1: Grifter Sarah Manning happens to meet a woman who looks exactly like her in a train station, right before the woman commits suicide. Naturally, Sarah uses the opportunity to steal all her stuff. But while pretending … Continue reading

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Roundup: The Catch and Wynonna Earp

The Catch Genre: Thriller/mystery Synopsis: Alice is PI and a partner at an investigative firm. Her life is looking good–she’s got a great job, great friends, and an upcoming wedding. Until her fiance, who she’s been with for a year, … Continue reading

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Hold on, I’m Changing My Stance on Quantico

[Personal note: I’ll be traveling next week. I intend to schedule a post to come out then, and should have that finished in time–just be aware that if it’s not up, that’s why, and if it is up, I won’t … Continue reading

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Pilot Season: Minority Report and Quantico

Minority Report Genre: Sci-fi/crime-solving Synopsis: A decade ago, the Precrime Unit was dismantled. It had been an agency using three precogs–children–to foresee crimes before they happened, enabling the arrest and incarceration of criminals before they’d ever committed their crimes. But the … Continue reading

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