Black Mirror

American audiences finally got the chance to dig into Black Mirror last month when the acclaimed British series hit Netflix. And now that we’ve acquainted ourselves with its excellence, we could be getting our own version of Black Mirror in the near future.

A U.S. take on the sci-fi anthology show is in in the works, as confirmed by production company Endemol. More on the developing Black Mirror US version after the jump.  Read More »

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Black Mirror

Our friends across the pond have been gushing about Black Mirror for ages, showering it with praise and rewarding it with BAFTA nominations and an International Emmy win. But it’s been much less popular in the U.S., mostly because it’s been really hard to watch here. Unless you’ve got a DirecTV subscription or a flagrant disregard for the law, American would-be fans have been SOL.

That is, until now. Netflix has just picked up the British show available for streaming — just in time to get you caught up for the upcoming Christmas special. So what’s Black Mirror about, exactly? Think of it as a modern, technophobic version of The Twilight Zone. Hit the jump for more details on the Black Mirror Netflix debut.

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/Filmcast Ep. 219 – A Good Day to Die Hard

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Dave, Peter, Adam, and Devindra continue their discussion of House of Cards, praise the brilliance of Black Mirror, and discuss why John McClane is an allegory for American foreign policy. Be sure to read up on Making a Trailer First and a Movie Second, and A Die Hard’s Guide to Die Hard. Also, be sure to donate to our FilmAid fundraiser today!

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