In Black Mirror’s “Arkangel,” Brenna Harding’s character Sara hitches a ride from a truck just before it crosses a bridge. In the distance the towers of an urban skyline are dim profiles in the late afternoon sun, but all around her are the signs of an industrial neighbourhood — a factory, construction pylons, and decaying municipal infrastructure. Although set in an anonymous American town, the scene was shot on Cherry Street in Toronto’s Portlands.
Elizabeth Mitchell stands in the middle of David Pecaut Square. The protest all around her character, Anna Volovodov, sets up the conflict that will dominate all of her scenes in the second episode of The Expanse’s Season 3: is she a friend, or a foe, of Secretary General Sorrento-Gillis’ administration?
“For the most part, we’re in this dark, post-apocalyptic brain of Jason Rothenberg.”
That’s how composer Tree Adams describes working on The 100. Since the first moments of Season 3, where we got the initial taste of Adams’ work, his music has become an integral part of the show. We at TBT Media had the chance to interview the composer recently, discussing everything from his composing process to Octavia’s musical evolution to teasers for the upcoming episode, “Shifting Sands.”
The History of Bees is not just a story about bees.
It’s a story about parenthood, and the tenuous threads of connection a parent is desperate to establish with their child. It’s a story about breaking and forming bonds of love. It’s a story about legacy.
But yes, it is still about bees.