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  • December 29, 2017

    In Black Mirror season 4, humanism triumphs over nihilism — but only barely

    The Netflix series is at its best when it eschews dark twists for rare moments of warmth.

  • December 29, 2017

    Black Mirror’s “Black Museum” tour tells 3 stories of pain and forced symbiosis 

    "Black Museum" is basically a glancing sampler platter of familiar themes from other, better episodes.

  • December 29, 2017

    Black Mirror’s “Crocodile” plumbs our memories and drags out what lurks in them

    Memory is a tool and a weapon.

  • December 29, 2017

    Black Mirror’s “USS Callister” turns white guy nerd fantasies into a terrifying trap

    A man obliterates the fine line between loving something and fetishizing it.

  • December 29, 2017

    “Metalhead” is what people who hate Black Mirror hate about Black Mirror

    The episode contains some brilliantly tense sequences, but is also a nasty little exercise in nothing much.

  • December 29, 2017

    Black Mirror’s “Arkangel” takes parental surveillance to its darkest, most obvious extreme

    Directed by Jodie Foster, the episode makes a living nightmare out of parental controls.

  • December 29, 2017

    In Black Mirror’s bittersweet “Hang the DJ,” it’s technology versus loneliness

    The episode shows the lengths humans will go to take the fear out of loving someone.

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