black mirror season 4 trailer

This week on the /Filmcast, it’s all Black Mirror as David, Jeff, and Devindra analyze each episode of the show’s new season on Netflix. Special guest Kristy Puchko joins us from Pajiba. Be sure to read Vulture’s recap of Hang the DJ and Vice’s review of Black Museum, as well as how every episode is connected.
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black mirror featurettes

Now that Black Mirror fans have had two weeks to process the fourth season of the punishingly bleak sci-fi series, Netflix has released a series of featurettes that allow viewers to take a deep dive into the making of each of the six episodes.

Wrapping up all six behind-the-scenes clips is a seventh featurette in which Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker finally answers the question of whether the individual stories in the anthology series take place in one universe.

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Black Mirror cameos

Black Mirror season 4 dropped onto Netflix just before the end of 2017, which means you’re likely all caught-up on it by now, right? If so, come along with me on a journey through a list of Black Mirror cameos you may have missed!

Also: the director of the Black Mirror episode “USS Callister” says he’s more than ready to launch an entire spin-off series based around that one particular Star Trek-inspired segment.

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Black Mirror season 4 review

Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker’s dark, twisted, technology-driven Twilight Zone riff, is about return to Netflix for yet another season of woe and punishment. There’s a cold cosmic justice at work in Black Mirror; a sense that any transgression, no matter how mundane, will be met with the bleakest of punishments. It can often make for an unpleasant experience. Yet Black Mirror explored exciting new possibilities last season, with the acclaimed San Junipero – an episode that revealed that hopefulness was also a possibility in the Black Mirror universe. Best of all, it was an episode that wasn’t obsessed with conveying a twisted moral – it simply used the Black Mirror premise to tell a story about two characters and the results were stunning.

Black Mirror season 4, sadly, does not have an episode that resonates as much as San Junipero did last season. The show once again continues down a dark, unrelenting path – which is to be expected, since that was the built-in methodology long before San Junipero came along. But how does Black Mirror season 4 stack up as a whole? The good news is that the latest season of Black Mirror goes off into new, unexpected directions and has fun playing around with style and form. The six episodes that occupy the latest season all vary in plot, tone, and message, which is a welcome change compared to previous seasons, which had a tendency to blur together.

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The 15 Best Christmas TV Episodes Streaming Right Now

christmas tv episodes

With presents nestled under the Christmas tree and family members to avoid, what better time to pop in an episode of your favorite show? While holiday-themed episodes are often hit-or-miss, they’ve also churned out some of the best hours and half-hours of television that you can throw on in the background while you wrap your presents.

Christmas-themed TV episodes offer a wonderful alternative to the myriad of saccharine Christmas movies, with stories ranging from profoundly uplifting to hopelessly bleak. A good chaser after watching The Holiday for the umpteenth time.

Here is a list of the best holiday-themed episodes that you can find streaming online now.

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black mirror season 4 release date

It’s a brilliant — if slightly annoying — advertising campaign. Drop an individual trailer for each of the six episodes for your bleak, science-fiction anthology series, and watch us squirm as we lavish the brief clips with attention and theories. But you held out, didn’t you Netflix? You wouldn’t tell us the Black Mirror season 4 release date until well after we’d breathlessly covered each trailer.

And here we are, with a final trailer for Black Mirror and the coveted release date. And appropriately, it’s released on a “Black Friday.”

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black mirror u.s.s. callister

We see what you did there, Netflix. By releasing individual trailers for each of Black Mirror season 4’s six episodes, you managed to get us to write about your show six times instead of once. In the words of a doomed dinosaur wrangler learning he’s met his match: clever girl.

Anyway, the final Black Mirror season 4 trailer shows off an episode titled “U.S.S. Callister,” which initially appears to be the most left-field entry of the sci-fi anthology series yet: it’s set on a spaceship in a future based on the aesthetics of the original Star Trek series. Or at least it appears to be.

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black mirror season 4 trailer metalhead

While recent Black Mirror trailers offer us a vision of a familiar near-future, the newest Black Mirror season 4 trailer is a stark departure from that. Shot entirely in black-and-white, “Metalhead” seems more akin to the grim dystopias of feature film fare like The Road, featuring nary a piece of modern-day technology except for, well, maybe robots.

Following a woman whose companions are mauled by a mysterious “dog” at a warehouse, “Metalhead” is a chase story set against the empty post-apocalyptic landscape of the Scottish moors.

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black mirror season 4 trailer

Black Mirror season 4 continues rolling out the individual trailers for each of its episodes in the lead-up to its (still unannounced) premiere in 2018. This time, the techno-dystopic anthology series introduces the whimsical romance story “Hang the DJ,” which takes a withering look at the dating app scene. Yes, it’s trying to make you look guiltily at your Tinder app.

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Black Mirror season 4 trailer

Black Mirror, the Twilight Zone-like anthology series that turns technology into more of a nightmare than a dream, is about to return to Netflix with a whole new series of anxiety-inducing episodes. Netflix has been slowly rolling out individual trailers for each episode, and the latest, for the segment Black Museum, has just arrived. Watch the latest Black Mirror season 4 trailer below.

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