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Category Archive: Channel Geek

Critiquing the ‘Game of Thrones’ Criticism

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Obviously spoilers. For those new to the planet, first let me say welcome and then tell you about Game of Thrones. It’s a high fantasy TV series based on a book series by author… Continue reading

‘The Society’ is Hilariously Condescending

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A new show just launched on Netflix and it had an interesting premise, giving modern teenagers the ‘Lord of the Flies’ treatment. When a group of teens return early from a trip they… Continue reading

Five Most Controversial TV Specials

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Television specials are often informative, but sometimes they just make people mad and feed viewers a lot of crap. Here are the five most controversial TV specials of all time. Ghostwatch (aired: BBC,… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 20: ‘Bandersnatch’

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I honestly didn’t know if this new episode would be featured in our marathon and subsequent ranking…I didn’t even know if I COULD review it in any conventional sense for reasons that will… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 19: ‘Black Museum’

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Time for the Season 4 finale! Starring the awesome Shuri from Black Panther! It’s time for an anthology within an anthology. Title: ‘Black Museum’ Director: Colm McCarthy Writer: Charlie Brooker, Penn Jillette (based on his story ‘The… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 18: ‘Metalhead’

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Two to go…and still ahead of schedule… Title: ‘Metalhead’ Director: David Slade Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Maxine Peake, Jake Davis, Clint Dyer Premise: A trio of scavengers in a dystopian landscape wind up on being hounded by… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 17: ‘Hang the DJ’

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We are sorry for spamming you with these, but I’m committed to the idea now. Title: ‘Hang the DJ’ Director: Tin Van Pattern Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Joe Cole, Georgine Campbell, George Blagden, Gwyneth Keyworth, Gina… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 16: ‘Crocodile’

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‘Arkangel’ certainly isn’t my favourite story in the series, but given the overall quality of the brand I’m sure it’ll bounce right back! Title: ‘Crocodile’ Director: John Hillcoat Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Andrew Gower, Kiran… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 15: ‘Arkangel’

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Now that was a good episode! Clearly the creative juices behind Black Mirror are still flowing! Right? Title: ‘Arkangel’ Director: Jodie Foster Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt, Brenna Harding, Nicholas Campbell, Owen Teague, Sarah Abbott Premise:… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 14: ‘U.S.S. Callister’

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Still hoping to wrap things up before the new episodes drop…that means Season 4 is going to be knocked out one after the other! Title: ‘U.S.S. Callister’ Director: Toby Haynes Writer: William Bridges, Charlie Brooker Cast: Jesse… Continue reading