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Black Mirrothon Part 13: ‘Hated in the Nation’

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Yes, we’re back again. It looks like the new episodes are going to land tomorrow so it’s time to smash through these. Title: ‘Hated in the Nation’ Director: James Hawes Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Kelly Macdonald,… Continue reading

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

Indie Memphis 2018: ‘Mr. SOUL!’

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In the late 60’s through early 70’s the American had a wide spectrum of white people to watch on TV. That was until a visionary producer named Ellis Haizlip was given the opportunity… Continue reading