Black Mirror

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Black Mirror: new trailer promises big stars and big shocks
The sixth season of the award-winning sci-fi thriller series is set to star Salma Hayek, Aaron Paul, Myha’la Herrold and Himesh Patel

Benjamin Lee

26, Apr, 2023 @4:26 PM

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Kara Walker’s breakup was in a museum – so I went home and started writing my memoir
The point of reading a book, seeing an art show or listening to an album is to be absorbed – but this can also be bewildering and, at times, dangerous

Emma Forrest

24, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on interactive TV: not quite as daring as it thinks | Editorial
Editorial: The mathematics of the new heist series Kaleidoscope might dazzle, but it’s still a story with a beginning, middle and end


13, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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‘Really, actively, surprisingly brilliant’: the Top 5 interactive shows on Netflix
Think Cat Burglar is great? You need to try some of Netflix’s other brilliant interactive shows. Here are five that put Charlie Brooker’s show to shame

Stuart Heritage

25, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Charlie Brooker: ‘Mr Dystopia? That makes me sound like a wrestler’
As he releases the latest fruits of his new megabucks deal with Netflix – an interactive cartoon about a cat – the Black Mirror creator discusses gaming, nuclear war, and why his generation has wrecked the UK

Zoe Williams

21, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw: ‘It’s a misconception that people act to get attention’
Shaped by her father’s early life in apartheid South Africa, the actor brings political awareness to all of her roles, from Black Mirror and The Morning Show to the new BBC thriller The Girl Before

Emine Saner

18, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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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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Squid Game feeds our hunger for the hurts and humiliations of reality TV
It’s taken the world by storm with its tale of bloody deaths used as entertainment. But the Korean hit is just the latest thriller to take inspiration from the games we voluntarily play

Yomi Adegoke

12, Oct, 2021 @2:45 PM

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Playing politics: Which fictional prime minister is closest to reality?
From that Black Mirror episode to Ali G Indahouse, depictions of the UK head of government have varied from trustworthy intellectual to desperate chancer

Edward Tew

16, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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No Reese Witherspoon! Lots of Mandalorian! This year's Emmys snubs and surprises
Watchmen is on top with 26 nominations but there are some big stars and shows that didn’t impress the television academy

Stuart Heritage

28, Jul, 2020 @5:44 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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Yes, I know we're living in a Black Mirror episode. I still want dystopian TV, though | Jessa Crispin
Our entertainment overlords think we can’t handle darkness right now. I beg to differ

Jessa Crispin

11, May, 2020 @10:32 AM

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