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Black Mirror Season 4

  1. vulture lists
    Every Black Mirror Episode, RankedThe definitive ranking of all 23 episodes of Charlie Brooker’s sci-fi anthology series.
  2. close reads
    Why Black Mirror’s Digital Prisons Are So HauntingIt’s one of the most subversive arguments for prison reform that TV has ever seen.
  3. close reads
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Black Mirror’s ‘Hang the DJ’Does the big twist undermine Amy and Frank’s charming love story?
  4. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of Black Mirror’s ‘USS Callister’It has two endings, and one is pretty grim.
  5. Why Is Black Mirror So Divisive This Season?The Black Mirror debate feels bigger than ever.
  6. vulture lists
    Every Major Easter Egg in Black Mirror Season FourCharlie Brooker and the Black Mirror team hid dozens of references in the new season.
  7. chat room
    Jodie Foster and Rosemarie DeWitt on Black Mirror’s Helicopter-Parent Episode“It’s a lot of interesting questions about child-rearing, but also about being a woman and how we raise women.”
  8. overnights
    Black Mirror Recap: Nowhere to Run“Metalhead” is a dystopian tale that illustrates the horrors of drone warfare.
  9. overnights
    Black Mirror Recap: Of Data and Dating“Hang the DJ” is a story of love in a time of algorithmic dating apps.
  10. overnights
    Black Mirror Recap: Nothing Stays BuriedAndrea Riseborough is terrific in this needlessly cruel episode.
  11. The Making of Black Mirror’s Retro ‘USS Callister’The standout episode is inspired by Star Trek, and it even gets its own “J.J. Abrams–style” reboot.
  12. overnights
    Black Mirror Recap: The Dark Side of Fan Fiction“USS Callister” is one of the very best Black Mirror episodes.
  13. overnights
    Black Mirror Recap: Parents Just Don’t UnderstandHelicopter parenting gone mad is the commentary du jour in “Arkangel.”
  14. Black Mirror’s New Season Is a Little Light, Until It Gets Darker Than EverExcept for a strong episode directed by Jodie Foster, the season is too gratuitous and too gimmicky.