Category Archive: Channel Geek

Black Mirrothon Part 12: ‘Men Against Fire’

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As Black Mirror turned over a new leave? Are we really looking at a brighter future? Lol no. Title: ‘Men Against Fire’ Director: Jakob Vergruggen Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Malachi Kirby, Madeline Brewer, Ariane Labed, Sarah Snook, Michael… Continue reading

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 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 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

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

‘The Good Place’ is Not Fooling Australians

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There’s a fan theory doing the rounds that the ‘Australia’ depicted in the third season of The Good Place isn’t actually Australia but the after life. The basis for this theory is the accents.… Continue reading

The Greatest Horror Movie Hosts

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As television began to grow in popularity in the twentieth century, local network programmers all over began to scramble to find content to fill the needs of the viewers. Horror movies became a… Continue reading