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Old 12-16-2014, 07:27 AM   #1
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Black Mirror is a really interesting British TV Show that just started streaming on Netflix. I watched it about a year ago after getting a kid at work I know to pull it from a torrent site and put it on a flash drive for me.

It's two three episode seasons, with the only connection between the episodes a loose thematic bond about the continued pushing forward of technology / media, and the way, sometimes unexpected way, it is tied to our lives.

Some are funny. Some are super weird. Some are more grounded in the current world, and some are really extra sci-fi-ish. All of them are designed to be thought provoking, although some are more than others.

I highly recommend it, especially now that it's streaming on Netflix and it's that readily available to most people.
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:09 AM   #2
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Here's a trailer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jROLrhQkK78
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM   #3
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I haven't watched it, but the writer and creator of the show (Charlie Brooker) is a smart and funny guy, his screenwipe/newswipe series was interesting and often hilarious:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2gtntIQTks
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Old 12-16-2014, 09:12 AM   #4
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I have a cousin who lives in London and she's the one who turned me onto this, and she said the same thing about Charlie Brooker. Smart, Funny, Subversive, and clearly has a thing about media and or social media.
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Old 12-16-2014, 04:51 PM   #5
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I love this show. Its kind of like a modern version of the twilight zone.
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Old 12-25-2014, 08:09 AM   #6
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I've watched some episodes already, as it was mentioned on another forum (I think).
It's ok, reminds of all those short Robert Sheckley stories. I particularly liked the very first episode, others were ok.
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Old 12-25-2014, 07:34 PM   #7
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***************** SPOILERS*********************** Entire History of You.
































They did a good job making me sympathize with whore wife. Liam can only blame himself for his marriage failures. Her cheating was the result of his extreme paranoia and scary drunken outbursts.
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Old 12-25-2014, 09:41 PM   #8
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The Entire History of You is my favorite episode, and I read somewhere that Robert Downey bought the rights to it with the intention of turning it into a full length film, which I'm not sure I'm fond of.

Any Brits see the special.
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Old 12-25-2014, 09:45 PM   #9
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another new quality british show
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3877200/
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Old 12-25-2014, 10:00 PM   #10
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One of my favourite shows, especially the christmas special was just amazing television.


I also fell in love with Hayley Atwell after watching the episode "Be Right Back"
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Old 12-25-2014, 10:02 PM   #11
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another new quality british show
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3877200/


Yep, really good show too.






SPOILERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR







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Old 12-26-2014, 12:57 AM   #12
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The Entire History of You is my favorite episode, and I read somewhere that Robert Downey bought the rights to it with the intention of turning it into a full length film, which I'm not sure I'm fond of.

Any Brits see the special.

Why not? The episode seemed rushed. They can show complexity of their failed marriage and their personalities.
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Old 12-26-2014, 02:25 AM   #13
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my favorite episode is fifteen million merits. the entire episode, especially the ending, are depressing in such a good way. that american idol shit is so well done.

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Old 12-26-2014, 12:36 PM   #14
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my favorite episode is fifteen million merits. the entire episode, especially the ending, are depressing in such a good way. that american idol shit is so well done.


Every episode leaves me with hopeless feeling. Can we get a happy ending?
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Old 12-26-2014, 01:01 PM   #15
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Yep, really good show too.






SPOILERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR







Do you think that was really his son at the end?
i havent watched the last two episodes yet.. can you hit me up with a torrent for the last episode (episode 8)?
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