Is The New Black: Season Four (2016/Lionsgate Blu-ray Set)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: B Episodes: B+
storm is coming to Litchfield Woman's Prison. The prison is over
populated and underfunded, Caputo is now the director and new guards
are in charge. With the mass of new inmates there a shift in the
prison's politics and power, as racial fear increases, tensions
begins to tearing apart the prison splitting loyalties and friends.
And by the time it's over, nobody will be innocent and there will be
blood on everyone's hands in Orange Is The New Black: Season Four
is now the director of the prison, but he spends more time with the
administration than watching the prisoners. The prison more or less
gets run by new prison guards, who use excessive force and abuse
their power on inmates for their own amusement. The prison's new
inmates soon turn the prison into three opposing camps ...the
Dominicans, Blacks, and Whites, all fighting over food,
territory and resources. Piper's position within the prison and her
underwear business is threaten by the new gang. Alex killed a man (in
self defense) and buried his body in the prison yard.
say you can tell how society is by the treatment of it's prison and
prisoners ...in how society handles the worst people of their
society. Orange is the New Black is like watching inner city
high school violence and drama rolled into a prison setting. Each
episode includes flashbacks of the inmates/guards past to show their
backstory and how they got there. The series focuses on the power
struggles within the prison between characters with race and class,
the abuse of authority, greed and power, and who is the current alpha
1080p 1.78 X 1 image looks very solid and consistent from episode to
episode, while the lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1 mix is
nicely recorded and rich throughout, making fir a very watchable
combo. Extras include gag reel, set tour and commentary with cast
That Body for Me - Caputo is promoted. The inmates escape
(temporary) through a hole in the prison fence. Alex kills a guard,
cuts up his body and buries it in the prison garden.
Suit - With the addition of new inmates, racial tensions flare as
the Dominicans realize they are the new majority within the prison
and they attempt to take control of the prison.
Say Anything - Lolly begins to crack under pressure to where they
hid the dead guard's body. Alex and Frieda believe Lolly has become
a liability and should be killed too.
Psycho - Alex and Frieda consults Red on should they kill Lolly.
Healy, a prison guard/counselor manages to convince Lolly she
imagined the whole thing and of the killing.
Always Have Baltimore - Due to overcrowding and low supplies
causes tension within the prison black market. Piper attempts stop
the Dominicans from organizing backfires and instead she creates a
White Neo-Nazi group.
of Sh*t - Luschek the security guard feels guilty about his role
in sending Nicky to maximum security. Piper blackmails Maria causing
her prison sentence to increase 3 years ...and cause ALL the
Dominicans to see and hate her as the leader of a White Hate group.
Sounded Nicer in My Head - Piper begins to realize she's burned
too many bridges and the damage is irreversible and that she HAS
become a power hungry Nazi.
in Low Places - Piper searches for forgiveness and begs her
former friends to understand she is not at fault for her intentions,
even thought it was her fault for creating all the hate groups.
Table Turn - Things get worst for the Dominicans as the guards
continue power tripping with strip searches and them abusing their
Skull, Bunny, Skull - The guards continue to use cruel and
unusual punishment. The dead body is discovered in the garden and
causes a prison lockdown.
Person - The prison is in lockdown and the guards use torture
methods to interrogate the prisoners. Healy realizes Lolly was
telling the truth and rats her out.
Animals - The guards don't listen to Director Caputo's orders.
The inmates stage a peaceful protest and the guards attempt to break
them up, but end up accidentally killing one of the inmates.
Can't Never Be Bread Again - The administration attempts to find
a scapegoat to avoid blame of their abusive methods, inhuman
treatment of prisoners and their lack of taking responsibility. The
inmates riot when the hear the verdict and gets their hands on a gun
...which was illegally brought in by one of the guards.