Category Archives: Black Mirror

Black Mirror: “Hated in the Nation” Season 3 Episode 6 (Season Finale) Review

Having Black Mirror‘s third season bookended by “Nosedive” and “Hated in the Nation” makes the most sense from an audience perspective. They’re the best and most richly satisfying episodes of the season, while

Black Mirror: “Men Against Fire” Season 3 Episode 5 Review

If you’ve seen every episode of Black Mirror before “Men Against Fire,” it probably felt relatively familiar to you. It follows the very root of the series, which is telling unsettling, complex stories

Black Mirror: “San Junipero” Season 3 Episode 4 Review

For much of “San Junipero” runtime, there’s barely any science fiction. We find ourselves in the titular fictional beach town in 1987, where awkward newcomer Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) meets an electric weekly

Black Mirror: “Shut Up and Dance” Season 3 Episode 3 Review

“Shut Up and Dance” is the first episode of season three that could take place in the present and no one would bat an eye. There are no stretches in technological advancement

Black Mirror: “Playtest” Season 3 Episode 2 Review

For what ends up being a small chamber horror, it’s a natural move for Charlie Brooker to enlist 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg for “Playtest.” The camera leans slowly with our hero as

Black Mirror: “Nosedive” Season 3 Premiere Review

It’s been almost two years since we last got new Black Mirror, inching toward four years since it was regularly airing. That’s a longer gap than most shows tend to survive. But Charlie Brooker’s