Charlie Brooker

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As Black Mirror turns 10, just how well did it predict the future?
From chips – lots of chips – in our brains, to VR sex and Uber-style social media ratings, we rank every episode of the sci-fi series, from dystopian hogwash to shockingly prescient plots

Stuart Heritage

26, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Attack of the Hollywood Clichés! review – Rob Lowe raises idiocy to a high art
Produced by Charlie Brooker, this jam-packed sendup of hackneyed film tropes – from The Baguette Rule to The Smurfette Principle – is a perfect hour of fluff and nonsense

Lucy Mangan

28, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Attack of the Hollywood Cliches! Charlie Brooker and Rob Lowe churn out a shoddy tropefest
It’s got a fine lineup of film stars and critics, but this tedious tour of movie tricks feels like an opportunity missed. What were they all thinking?

Joel Golby

27, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘Succession made me furious with envy’
The Black Mirror creator recalls his days as an acerbic TV critic, insulting rock royalty, and the shows that he is most jealous of in 2021

Sam Wolfson

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Serpent; Black Narcissus; Death to 2020; Doctor Who; Spiral
The story of the charming psychopath who murdered travellers on the 70s hippie trail is the first great drama of the year

Euan Ferguson

03, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘There’s a certain release in laughing into the abyss’
Black Mirror co-creators Brooker and Annabel Jones discuss new comedy special Death to 2020, and the importance of being silly in the face of disaster

Dorian Lynskey

26, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Which fictional dystopia would be the worst to live in?
We’ve seen human-enslaving robots, body-snatching aliens and nuclear war. But one fate is the most horrifying of them all

Rich Pelley

19, Oct, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Diane Morgan: ‘It sounds mad that I wrote, directed and star in Mandy. Like I’m Orson Welles'
The motherland star on being showrunner on her new sitcom, working with famous friends – and being distantly related to Bet Lynch

Michael Hogan

02, Aug, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Meet the family: how lockdown TV has brought fame to the loved ones of the famous
Some, like Konnie Huq, are old hands and others like Shanthi Ranganathan are learning fast. But all have the same problems

Vanessa Thorpe

07, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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John Boyega's rousing Black Lives Matter speech wins praise and support
Boyega’s Star Wars co-stars were among those congratulating the actor on a passionate address at anti-racism demonstration in London

Catherine Shoard

04, Jun, 2020 @9:19 AM

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Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe review – urgent, exasperated perfection
Brooker is never better than when at home, shouting at the TV, so perhaps it’s little wonder the lockdown finds him on his best-ever form

Rebecca Nicholson

14, May, 2020 @8:45 PM

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Charlie Brooker: 'I assumed I would end up stumbling through rubble eating rats. This confirms it'
The master of dystopian TV is returning for a coronavirus-themed Wipe. How has the current global catastrophe compared with those in his imagination?

David Smith in Washington

13, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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