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A PSA to Black Mirror’s Charlie Brooker: Everyone Tortures Their Sims

Black Mirror is a show about the horrors of the internet and modern technology, so you’d think that creator Charlie Brooker would be particularly attuned to the toxic behavior people exhibit through their little black screens. During a panel at a recent event, Brooker explained one of the inspirations behind the dark…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sigur Rós co-writes two tracks for ‘Black Mirror’

Sigur Rós‘ legacy within experimental rock is unparalleled. The Swedish group is known for their uniquely ethereal sonic landscape, which often incorporates dark melodic elements and haunting atmospheres.Black Mirror‘s fourth season was recently released to Netflix, and one of the season’s episodes — “Hang the DJ” — features an original 18-track soundtrack composed by producer Alex […]

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This app has China living inside an episode of Black Mirror

“Nosedive,” an episode of dystopian Netflix series, Black Mirror, depicted a world where a social ranking system determined everything from the quality of people’s homes to how long it would take to hail a cab. Citizens would incessantly rate one another on a star system after each and every cursory interaction, effectually determining the person’s overall ranking: the perceived […]

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The Makers of Black Mirror on Season Four, the Dystopian Present, and Getting Tricked Into Liking Game of Thrones

At this year’s Emmy Awards, Black Mirror won Outstanding TV Movie and Outstanding Writing for “San Junipero,” an outing that everyone described as unusually uplifting for a show which often takes a quite bleak look at the world. When we talked to executive producer Annabel Jones and creator-executive producer-writer…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Black Mirror’s ‘San Junipero’ Is Great Television Because Of Its Optimism

Charlie Brooker’s body of work is defined by its pessimism. From the pointed critique of lazy hipster irony in Nathan Barley to the gory satire of reality shows depicted in Dead Set, his work pinpoints the worst of humanity. Black Mirror continues that bleak trend, sometimes to the point of parody. Last night, Brooker…Read more… […]

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Dark Phoenix Could Be Searching for a Younger Version of an X-Men Mainstay

Wonder Woman gets another new TV spot. It looks like Robert Zemeckis is definitely not directing The Flash. One major character will not be a part of any show in the Arrow universe next season. Plus, new pictures from Valerian and The Dark Tower, another Stan Lee cameo, and a new teaser for Twin Peaks. […]

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