Death to 2020 Trailer

Everyone is ready to get the hell out of 2020. It’s been one of the worst years in recent memory, and it deserves to be shot into the sun. Unfortunately, some of the nastiness of 2020 will linger into early 2021 as we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, but Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones have something to help us cope. At the end of this month, they’re releasing a mockumentary called Death to 2020 that will recount the terrible events of this year with a satirical edge. See what we’re talking about in the full trailer below. Read More »

death to 2020 teaser

We now know even more about Death to 2020, the mysterious new mockumentary from Black Mirror alumni Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. We already knew that it was going to be a faux doc covering the nightmare year that was 2020, and we also knew that Hugh Grant would be appearing. Now it’s been revealed that Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, and more will all make appearances and that the film will blend fictional narration with real-life archival footage spanning the past 12 months. Watch a new Death to 2020 teaser below.

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black mirror 2020

This year has been such a shit-show that it makes episodes of Black Mirror look almost quaint by comparison. Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker is aware of that, so rather than bring us a new season of Black Mirror he’s unleashing a new, mysterious mockumentary about the hell year that was 2020. Brooker just dropped a new teaser for the project, which may or may not be called Death to 2020.

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hugh grant next project

Hugh Grant has found his new niche playing the baddie. After shedding his rom-com leading man persona to play the flamboyant villain in Paddington 2 (in what is arguably his best role to date), Grant is digging deeper into the dark roles that are being offered him, recently coming off playing the sociopathic antagonist of David E. Kelley’s HBO series, The Undone. And he’s got one more under his belt, the actor teased, revealing that his next project will be a “mockumentary about 2020” from Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker.

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black mirror season 6

Since we’re already living in an endless, real-life Black Mirror episode, it’s probably a good time for Black Mirror to take an extended vacation. Charlie Brooker, the show’s creator, gets that, and that’s why the inevitable Black Mirror season 6 is on hold for now. Brooker revealed in a new interview that since society appears to be collapsing all around us on a daily basis, audiences might not be in the mood to watch such a bleak show.

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Black Mirror Nine Inch Nails Cover Song

While the new season of Black Mirror is a bit underwhelming, it does contain some bright spots. Most notably: Miley Cyrus performing a poppy, catchy Nine Inch Nails cover. Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker took the typically bleak NIN song “Head Like a Hole” and reworked it into the sunny, inspirational “On a Roll.” The cover is sung by (fictional) pop star Ashley O (Cyrus) in the episode “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”, and you can now listen to it in full.

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black mirror season 5 review

A strange thing has happened since Black Mirror first launched back in 2011: the real world has become more and more like the fictional, sci-fi world of the show. Tech companies have become more and more powerful, and more and more destructive. Social media has played a real part in harming – some might even say destroying – democracy. Season 2 of the show featured a story about a vulgar TV personality running for political office as a publicity stunt, and then defying the odds and winning (sound familiar?).

As the world around us becomes more and more unstable, Black Mirror now finds itself in a precarious position. How can your dystopian sci-fi show compete with the actual impending actual dystopia? Black Mirror season 5 returns to Netflix today with three lengthy episodes, all of which have their moments. But perhaps it’s time to accept that the show has run its course.

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black mirror season 5 trailers

Just a week after Netflix dropped the first Black Mirror season 5 trailer with the surprise reveal that the star-studded season would consist of only three episodes, the streaming giant has released three new trailers. Each trailer teases one of the individual episodes from the fifth season of the Charlie Brooker techno-horror anthology series, along with the official titles for the episodes. Watch the Black Mirror season 5 trailers below.

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black mirror bandersnatch choices

Netflix is notoriously stingy when it comes to releasing any information about its user base and their viewing habits – except, of course, when that data makes the company look good or its social media managers are allowed to have a bit of fun with its audience.

Now the company has pulled back the veil of secrecy and offered a brief peek at some of the Black Mirror: Bandersnatch choices users made when watching the interactive movie. Read on to discover the numbers and a quote from chief content officer Ted Sarandos that strongly implies we’re going to be seeing much more of this type of interactive storytelling from Netflix.
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black mirror bandersnatch featurette

Imagine: a universe where Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker said no when Netflix approached him with the idea of doing an interactive Black Mirror project. It’s a whole parallel universe that butterflies out into millions of other possibilities and choices until your brain hurts — essentially what Black Mirror: Bandersnatch achieves as Netflix’s first choose-your-own-adventure feature film. But that almost happened, Brooker reveals in this new Black Mirror: Bandersnatch featurette, which dives into the rabbit hole that was the making of the ambitious film experiment. Read More »