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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

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