The Shining Moments of Comic-Con’s Women Who Kick Ass Panel

Comic-Con is something that, despite my want for it, wasn’t even remotely feasible for me to attempt going to this year. But thank goodness for the internet, right? I was especially glad for filming technology and YouTube when I heard about a particular panel, for which I would’ve loved to have been in attendance: the “Women Who Kick Ass” panel. Enter Katey Sagal, Sarah Paulson, Tatiana Maslany, Nicole Beharie, Maisie

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Orphan Black is starting to get goooood. I’m always surprised that science fiction doesn’t get more attention for its fascinating explorations of faith and science. While some of these forays are ultimately disappointing, others can be incredibly arresting in a way that other genres really cannot, being limited by reality. Battlestar Galactica, for example, was one of the most interesting studies of faith that I’ve ever seen, dealing with an actual divine

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Okay, I’m definitely falling for this show. As the third episode, “Variation Under Nature,” opened with Cosima, Sarah, and Allison talking together, I found myself watching each clone very, very closely for any hint that they are played by the same woman. All I found were more delightful details: the costuming, the dialogue, Allison’s stiff ballerina posture, the way she strode anxiously toward her daughter on the stairs while anxiously, anxiously pulling

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“Instinct” opens where “Human Nature” left off, with Sarah answering the pink phone as her third “twin,” Katja Obinger, lays dead in the back seat of the car– felled by a sniper’s bullet. The voice on the phone asks if Beth knows what’s going on with the German. Sarah replies as Beth, and tells the voice that Katja had been shot. The woman on the phone sounds afraid, and says,

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