Orange Is the New Black – DVD review

A spicy, ballsy Netflix original series about a juice-fasting blonde who is ill-prepared for her stint in a women’s jail

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Lionsgate, 2014

For those who didn’t bingewatch this spicy, ballsy Netflix original series last year, you just about have time to watch all 13 episodes before season two airs in June. Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), a juice-fasting blonde engaged to loveable Larry (Jason Biggs), is ill-prepared for her 15-month drug-related stint in a women’s jail. Virtually the only Wasp on the block, she soon finds herself saddled with a prison “wife” called Crazy Eyes, and has to learn quickly how to cope with the dire lack of privacy, manners, vitamins . . . and a surprise proximity to her lesbian former lover.

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