As someone living in a country where Pokémon Go has yet to come out, it’s been certainly something to be an outsider looking in upon the sheer Pokémania that has gripped the U.S. this weekend—a touch disconcerting even, which this brilliant mash-up between the app and Black Mirror highlights to hilarious effect.
Ewan McGregor throws water on Obi-Wan movie rumors. Jon Favreau may be returning to the director’s seat at Marvel. 10 Cloverfield Lane’s director heads to Black Mirror. Plus more Power Rangers filming, even more footage from Civil War, and a new clip from Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers get!
Charlie Brooker’s masterful show Black Mirror has always featured top talent. Then, in its most recent episode, it went a bit Hollywood by casting Mad Men’s Jon Hamm. Now, with the show returning to Netflix, even more massive talent is along for the ride, both in front of and behind the camera.
We’ve loved the UK anthology show Black Mirror, and we’re excited to see more episodes coming in the near future to Netflix. While we wait, the Christmas episode has appeared on Netflix streaming, and it’s a creepy one.
No, Doctor Strange will probably not feature a Spider-Man cameo. The Flash casts another comic book villain. Lev Grossman teases the differences between The Magicians books and the show. Plus, good news for The Librarians, the stunts of The Force Awakens, and Black Mirror starts casting. So many Spoilers!
Last week, Netflix revealed that Black Mirror, the dystopic British anthology series that takes a dark look at the future of technology, was coming to the streaming service with a whole new batch of episodes. We’re huge fans of the series already—but if you’re not, here’s just a few reasons why you should be.
The news of new Black Mirror episodes coming to Netflix was ultra exciting for fans of the show, but now Netflix officially announced they’re doing 12 new episodes total. At the moment, only seven episodes of Charlie Brooker’s cynical yet realistic vision of technology and the future exist.
Black Mirror, the genius U.K. series about the dangers of media and technology, is coming back. And it’s coming back via the outlet many U.S. viewers first discovered the show: Netflix.
Black Mirror is one of the most important new science fiction TV shows of the past few years, helping to transform our ideas about the kinds of stories that SF can tell on television. And now, a group of artists has put together a Black Mirror-inspired show for Aperture in New York.
The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed…
Last night was the series finale of Two and a Half Men. And what started off as a "So long, farewell" episode slowly unspooled into a terrifying horror show. And I think I've cracked it: Two and a Half Men is actually a brilliant mashup of Black Mirror and Stay Tuned. And last night the actors finally tried to escape.
When it comes to TV, us Brits get very defensive when America tries to adapt one of our shows - just look at the reaction to the announcement that Black Mirror is getting a US remake. There's a good reason for the concern though: Most of the time these adaptations don't really work... and that's actually a good thing.
A new Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser includes a tantalizing glimpse. There's another round of Suicide Squad rumors, while Gotham teases even more comics characters showing up. Meanwhile, could Khal Drogo return to Game of Thrones? And just what is up with Agent Carter's Dottie Underwood? Here be Spoilers!
Now that the science fiction anthology series Black Mirror is available on Netflix, Americans are discovering what people in the UK have known for years. This show is so dark, intense, and smart that it will rewire your expectations about what television can be.
The media critic and creator of Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, does his own version of Ian Dury and the Blockheads' "Reasons to be Cheerful" called "Reasons to be Fearful" — it's a pretty good rundown of why everything sucked in 2014. Plus a few reasons to hope for 2015.
Christmas means that there's not a whole lot of new TV this week, but there's still plenty to watch other than endless replays of A Christmas Story. For one thing, there's a spooky new Doctor Who special and the latest from the dystopian Black Mirror. Plus, marathons for those who prefer TV over yule logs.
The idea of Black Mirror, the twisted British dystopian series, having a Christmas special might seem odd. But while White Christmas does give us a dark near future that's not all tinsel and lights, its trio of tales is really all about a truly Christmassy message of compassion and empathy. Spoilers ahead...
Charlie Brooker's creepy British dystopian series Black Mirror is back this month for a one off feature-length Christmas Special. Nothing says Christmas like sinister Jon Hamm and a real life version of Social Media's blocking functions, right?
Black Mirror, the dark science fiction anthology series created by Charlie Brooker, now has both season 1 and season 2 available on Netflix. We loved this series and highly recommend checking it out, if you haven't yet. Or, re-watching it if you have.
Sometimes, it takes decades or longer for something to be recognized as a timeless, vitally important artwork. Great art stands the test of time after all. But sometimes, you see something and just know immediately that it's a great life-changing artwork. Which science fiction or fantasy story did you recognize as…