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Black Mirrothon Part 11: ‘San Junipero’

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If you spend any amount of time on discussion bards following the release of this episode Title: ‘San Junipero’ Director: Owen Harris Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Denise Burse, Annabel Davis, Raymond McAnally, Gavin… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 10: ‘Shut Up and Dance’

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I’ll put this on the table from the get-go…this episode rubs me up the right way in both concept and narrative structure. But can it crack the top spot? Is this an obvious… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 9: ‘Playtest’

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It would appear that the new production team are going to do just fine, at least if ‘Nosedive’ is anything to go by. The next episode also taps into one of Brooker’s favourite… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Pt 8: ‘Nosedive’

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Time to bring the Americans into the mix with the Netflix revival of Black Mirror, and they’re going to start real strong… Title: ‘Nosedive’ Director: Joe Wright Writer: Charlie Brooker, Michael Schur, Rashida Jones Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Aquaman’

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Director: James Wan Cast: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman, Temuera Morrison, Randall Park, Julie Andrews Plot: Arthur Curry protects those at sea as… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 7: ‘White Christmas’

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Well, that’s the original two seasons done and dusted. Do we have the best behind us or a bright future ahead with the American co-produced Netflix revival? Doesn’t matter, we have a Christmas… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Pt. 6: ‘The Waldo Moment’

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This episode has drawn a lot of comparison to the 2016 Trump Presidential Campaign, as evidenced below. Title: ‘The Waldo Moment’ Director: Bryn Higgins Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Daniel Rigby, Chloe Pirrie, Jason Flemyng, Tobias Menzies… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

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Director: Rob Marshall Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davis, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke Plot: Michael Banks, having experienced the magic… Continue reading