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Two months ago, fans of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror woke up to some very unexpected news when word hit that a new season of the Netflix anthology series was set to go and that casting was underway This morning, they're learning who the first wave of familiar faces will be for three of the season's[...]
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Back in September 2020, Cathy Payne, head of Banijay Rights (the distribution arm of the company that pretty much controls the future of the global phenomenon) was asked about the possibility of a sixth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror and if series creator Charlie Brooker & Annabel Jones would be involved Though[...]
Cat Burglar Trailer Shows Animated Zaniness from Black Mirror Creators
The series is written by James Bowman and Mike Hollingsworth, who's also executive producing with Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Paved the Way for Cat Burglar Cat Burglar is the second interactive adventure from Brooker and Jones following the 2018 live-action interactive adventure in Black Mirror: Bandersnatch that saw viewers deciding the fate of[...]
Cunk on Earth: Diane Morgan Reprising Character In BBC-Netflix Comedy
Morgan originally created the character on Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe and yearly Wipe shows on the BBC during the 2010s She spun off into her own show, Cunk on Britain, on BBC 2 With the new BBC-Netflix series, Cunk will set her sights on the whole world instead of just the UK. Brooker and Annabel Jones' company Broke[...]
Death to 2020 cast discuss images that come to mind about the year. (Images: Netflix screencaps)
Black Mirror creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones are offering viewers their sharp, satirical, and slightly over-the-top take on the past 12 months with their Netflix special, Death To 2020 With Laurence Fishburne serving as our verbal tour guide on the mockumentary-style project, Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Grant, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracey Ullman, Samson Kayo, Lisa[...]
Death to 2020 cast talk the year that we wished wasn't. (Image: Netflix screencap)
With (thankfully) only a few days left in the year, Black Mirror creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones are offering viewers a sharp, satirical, and slightly over-the-top take on the past 12 months with their Netflix special, Death To 2020 With Laurence Fishburne serving as "narrator" on the mockumentary-style project, the special looks back on[...]
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With their year-ending special set to hit the streaming service this weekend, Black Mirror creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones are ready to give the year the proper roasting it deserves (and deliver some laughs while doing it) with their upcoming Netflix special, Death To 2020 With Laurence Fishburne serving as "narrator" on the mockumentary-style[...]
Death to 2020
As we learned earlier this week, Black Mirror creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones are back to give the year the proper roasting it deserves (and deliver laughs instead of chills this time) with their upcoming Netflix special, Death To 2020 With Laurence Fishburne serving as "narrator" on the mockumentary, the special looks back on[...]
Death to 2020: Black Mirror Creators Drop Mockumentary Special Trailer
Thankfully, Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones found a way to combine both their need to lash out at just how lousy this year's been and hitting us with some good laugh in their upcoming Netflix special, Death To 2020 With Laurence Fishburne serving as our "narrator" on the mockumentary, the special looks back at "the year[...]
Death to 2020: Charlie Brooker’s Satire Review Coming to Netflix
It's official, Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker will bring out Death to 2020, a satirical look back at this year with an all-star cast This includes Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Leslie Jones, Kamail Nanjiani, Joe Keery, Tracey Ullman, Cristin Milioti, and Samson Kayo Grant had told New York Magazine last week that[...]
Hugh Grant in The Undoing (Image: HBO)
At the end of an interview for Vulture, he drops the news that he's in Charlie Brooker's new Netflix project "I'm doing a thing tomorrow, actually Charlie Brooker [the creator of Black Mirror] has written a mockumentary about 2020 It's for Netflix, and I am a historian who's being interviewed about the year I'm pretty repellent,[...]
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Last time Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror was on our Netflix screens, it was June 2019 and we were listening to Miley Cyrus perform the NIN homage "On a Roll" as her character Ashley O in an episode that's become more and more relevant the more we give up control of our lives to Alexa Since[...]
Charlie Brookers 2016 Wipe
Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker used to write and present a BBC show called ScreenWipe, a TV adaptation of his Guardian newspaper column Screenburn It transformer into GamesWipe, then NewsWipe or simply Charlie Brooker's Wipe, eventually coalescing into an annual Wipe that we didn't get for the past few years It was generally look back at[...]
"Black Mirror": Ashley O's "On A Roll" in World Premiere Music Video
So you've seen Netflix and Charlie Brooker's touching and hearbreaking Black Mirror documentary on her life "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" and are now the proud owner of your very own Ashley Too If that wasn't enough to make your 2019, we are now being treated to the official music video for 'On A Roll,'[...]
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With the release of the fifth season of Netflix's Black Mirror last week – with rumblings beginning when the episode information and teasers were released – came a pretty obvious question from fans: why are there only three episodes? In a conversation with The Wrap, creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones – who[...]
"Black Mirror" S05, Ep02: Smithereens
In typical Black Mirror fashion, the episodes dealt with technological paranoia, and how we can expect our lives to change as we further our species co-evolution with technology. //Credit: Netflix Black Mirror showrunners Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about all three episodes, and it's a pretty great read We've broken out a[...]
Netflix Releasing 'Black Mirror' Video Series 'Little Black Mirror' [IMAGES]
With Netflix and Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror officially set to return on June 5th for a fifth season, the streaming service is partnering with Netflix América Latina for Little Black Mirror Based on the popular anthology series, the video series is comprised of three mini-stories connected to the Black Mirror universe[...]
'Black Mirror' Season 5: Netflix Unveils Episode Titles, Trailers
Netflix and Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror is officially back for a fifth round beginning June 5th – and now the streaming service has revealed the titles for the season's episodes as well as releasing trailers for each Teasing the season with the ominous line, "the future we should have seen coming," the upcoming season will stray from past[...]
'Black Mirror' Season 5 Reflects Well on Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Now that the buzz has settled a bit on Charlie Brooker's influential interactive experience Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, fans of Netflix's sci-fi anthology series can get back to their original past-time: waiting for new on when they can expect a a fifth season Well, we've god bad news and good news for you Bad news is[...]
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With over 5-1/2 hours of additional material filmed, Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch offered up a series of choices that grew not just in importance to the story but also in moral ambiguity–choices viewers are still debating online as you read this All this while legions of Black Mirror fans continue looking to claim the[...]
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Netflix is now taking viewers behind the scenes with two new videos that go behind the scenes in the writing and making of the story. In the first video, Charlie Brooker talks about how complex and maddening writing Bandersnatch was; in particular, the sheer volume of choices and combinations that went on a flowchart[...]
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When Black Mirror: Bandersnatch was unleashed upon Netflix before the new year to praise and social media buzz for its "Choose Your Own Adventure"-style, one would expect actor Will Poulter to be enjoying the perks that come with starring in the ground-breaking project from Charlie Brooker But leave it to Twitter trolls to always find ways[...]
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How bad it gets for him depends on the choices you make. https://youtu.be/XM0xWpBYlNM This felt like Charlie Brooker crossing an item off his bucket list He gets to revisit his youth in the 1980's when games were a whole new frontier to all of us who were kids then Bandersnatch is his imagining an alternate history for[...]