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Black Mirror 

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An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

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Charlie Brooker
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Does "Black Mirror" Deliver in Season 5?

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Top Rated TV #44 | Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 24 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Daniel Lapaine ...  Dawson / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Hannah John-Kamen ...  Selma Telse / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2016
Michaela Coel ...  Airport Stewardess / ... 2 episodes, 2016-2017
Beatrice Robertson-Jones Beatrice Robertson-Jones ...  Older May Double / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2016
Charles Babalola ...  Tusk 2 episodes, 2016-2019
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Storyline

Set in a world only minutes from our own, "Black Mirror" unveils how modern technologies can backfire and be used against their makers, every episode set in a slightly different reality with different characters combating different types of technologies.

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Taglines:

>> The future is bright./ (season 3)

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Mirror See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$320,000
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Trivia

Despite numerous references in different stories suggesting they all take place in the same universe, series creator Charlie Brooker has stated each episode is set in its own world (excluding possible sequels to specific stories). See more »

Quotes

Kenny: [sobbing] They filmed me.
Hector: Filmed you...
Kenny: Through my computer camera.
Hector: What, like, filmed you?
Kenny: Yeah, like, you know, doing it.
Hector: Like sex?
Kenny: No. Like, you... you know.
Hector: Jerking off. Jerking off to porn or something? Well, everyone does that. The fucking pope probably does that.
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Fascinating mix of bleak sci-fi, drama, satire and black comedy
28 April 2015 | by gogoschka-1See all my reviews

Amazing British anthology series with a very intriguing concept. The premise: taking contemporary phenomena (ranging from the wild popularity of talent shows on TV to the impact of social media and smartphones on our lives) as a starting point and speculate how such phenomena could/would evolve in the future. Each episode tells a different story with different protagonists and focuses on a different theme. Of course, the series doesn't explore the beneficial aspects or any positive trends - (where would the fun be in that?) - but clearly approaches its topics from a pessimistic, cynical point of view (hence the title). As the show's creator Charlie Brooker ('Dead Set') puts it: "...They (the different stories) are all about the way we live now – and the way we might be living in 10 minutes' time if we're clumsy."

The resulting mix of bleak sci-fi, drama, satire and black comedy makes for highly intelligent Television and ranks among the most original and entertaining shows I've ever come across. The writing and directing are excellent and the cast includes such talented thesps as Domhnall Gleeson, Rory Kinnear, Toby Kebbell, Hayley Atwell, Jon Hamm, Jason Flemyng and Rupert Everett - to name but a few. Unique, fascinating and highly recommended. 9 stars out of 10.

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