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‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ is a bizarre, epic journey

“Ascension?” Daryl exclaimed. “That’s all it’s about — ‘ascension?’” “What do you mean, ‘That’s all?’” I fired back. “We’re talking about a movie that covers the entire existence of humanity, past, present and future!” “Yeah,” replied Daryl, ”but that’s not actually being about anything. It’s so vague. That’s bull!” Such went the discussion I had…

‘Orphan Black’ star Tatiana Maslany talks generosity, collaboration and loving the weird

Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany, Emmy Award-winning star of “Orphan Black” — which just ended its critically-acclaimed five-season run — was honored with the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest Film and VR Festival last Thursday. In an interview with Cinequest president and co-founder Kathleen Powell, Maslany describes “Orphan Black,” a science fiction series known for…