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Future Black Panther star Letitia Wright plays a young woman making a stop at the titular tourist destination run by a former medical equipment salesman Douglas Hodgewho entertains her with the bizarre, sometimes funny, and ever tragic stories behind three of his most fascinating artifacts. This feature-length installment gives you three episodes in one, each more compellingly clever and provocatively grim than the last. Black Mirror: "Nosedive" Season 3, Episode 1 "Nosedive" shows that you don't need dramatic twists to have a great episode of Black Mirror.
This one goes in the exact direction you'd expect it to, especially considering the title. I'd say this is the most mainstream accessible episode, with candy-colored visuals -- a stark contrast to most of Black Mirror -- and direct parallels to our modern society. Sure, some of the ideas have already been explored on other platforms and in episodes of shows like Community.
She's more of an anti-hero at the start, but each bad decision sends her -- and her score -- spiraling, upping the tension for viewers and pushing us to root for Lacie.
But root for her to what?
Get to the wedding and up her rating, or get free of this socioeconomic loop? Like "Men Against Fire," "Nosedive" shows how much easier life is when we conform to social expectations. In this case, it gets you better jobs and housing, a faster line at the airport, and the ability to rent a car, among other things. Is that really too different from our current knee-bends to "verified" blue checkmarks and Instagram "influencers"? Unlike "Men Against Fire," this episode has what I'd consider a more happy ending, with Lacie dropping her nervous fake laugh and spewing angry insults with abandon.
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Brooker describes the scene as feeling "downright haunting", whereas the first incarnation was "amusing and a bit sad". Subsequently, the final edit was altered to a focus on a side of Liam that was considered funnier.
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The rights went to Downey Jr. Armstrong planned to write the script, which would be about a man who uses a grain to repeat memories with his deceased wife, gradually learning a big secret from doing so. MoviesArmstrong reported that the project was in " development hell ", commenting that no progress was being made but that he was still interested in the project. He suggested that Team Downey's option had lapsed. Club found it made for more uncomfortable viewing and Sam Richards of The Telegraph found it to contain less satire.
Sims linked its themes to the novel He Knew He Was Rightabout a marriage failing from the jealousy of the husband and stubbornness of the wife. Lewis believed Ffion's only inappropriate action in the episode is "misleading her husband to protect him from the kind of emotional doodlebug he explodes on himself".
However, the writers and executive producers sympathised with Liam to a limited extent. Armstrong found that the grain enabled Liam's pre-existing jealousy. Brooker believed that Liam is a "weak, frightened, flawed person" and "a bit of a bully" towards Ffion, his issues stemming from insecurity. Jones thought Liam was "obviously obsessive" but gained "slight redemption" in removing his grain. The website's critics consensus reads: "Examining how technology amplifies human characteristics, the emotional punch of 'The Entire History of You' comes from positing that we don't need futuristic technology to ruin a relationship — we can do it all by ourselves.
Lewis lauded Kebbell and Whittaker's performances, praising Kebbell as "excellent in his portrayal of a man coming abruptly apart at the psychological seams".
The programme was commissioned for three hour-long episodes by Channel 4taking its budget from the comedy department. Brooker's production company Zeppotron produced the show for Endemol. Executive producer Annabel Jones said that they were looking for a satirical writer whose stories "still have meat". Armstrong had independently been considering the exponential growth of memory capacity in computers, and pitched an idea relating to the importance of "being able to forget things" in relationships.
The story was scaled down to focus on a "domestic bubble". Welsh had little industry experience; he focused on Toby's performance and the exploration of jealousy.
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Scenes were filmed with different intonations and improvisation. She was hired immediately following her audition. Casting director Shaheen Baig commented that the pair are similar actors, as both are "very emotionally open" but "subtle and complex".
Between takes, Kebbell would remain focused and the two were given notes privately by Welsh, so they each did not know how the other was going to act. The characters control it with a small circular remote that the crew called a "pebble". Production designer Joel Collins designed the grain app to resemble tree rings.
To distance the episode from science fiction, Collins used materials like stone, wood and metal. The episode is set in and has a "mid-century" feel based on It uses point-of-view shots to show the characters' memories.
The newly coupled pair can either choose to look at what their expiration is, or continue on oblivious until their digital "Coach" tells them their time is up. It's hailed as one of the more wholesome episodes, with a relatively happy ending.
Striking Vipers Image credit: Netflix The opening episode of Season 5, Striking Vipers is a confident exploration of fidelity, male friendship, and the way identities shift and change in digital spaces — looking at what happens when a VR fighting game in the vein of Street Fighter or Tekken gets too realistic for its own good.
Oh, and there's some great fight sequences too. Starring Anthony Mackie — that's 'The Falcon' for you Marvel fans — as well as Pom Klementieff, who plays Mantis in the Guardians of the Galaxy films, there's some real blockbuster talent on offer. Striking Vipers ultimately decides to sidestep the more difficult questions around straight and queer sexuality — disappointing given the bold San Junipero — but there's still plenty here to keep you thinking.
Bandersnatch Image credit: Netflix You couldn't have this list without Black Mirror: Bandersnatchan interactive choose-your-own-adventure movie that let viewers choose the direction of the story.
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It follows young programmer Stefan played by Dunkirk's Fionn Whiteheadwho attempts to turn a cult novel called Bandersnatch into a video game that lets players choose the direction of the story.
Seeing a pattern here? While not being a perfect experiment — it can be quite a jumbled experience, and leans on some lazy mental illness tropes — it's still wildly inventive, and manages to feel distinctly like Black Mirror.