Lynch's paintings are beautiful yet macabre, mysterious and rich in the tactility of the methods of their creation.
The doc reminds us that in the early 1980s, William S. Burroughs’s rediscovery in America was just underway, and it bears witness to this quiet renaissance.
“By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried” is best understood as a microcosm of the previous nine episodes.
You know by now that I take Orphan Black’s allusions to the prolific work of English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon seriously.
The concluding montage of clips from “the next Orphan Black” makes clear that she survives, but the episode assumes a somber tone nonetheless.
On Orphan Black, Tatiana Maslany runs the show, and the episode wrings ample excitements from her incomparable performance.