Black Mirror

TV Review: Black Mirror‘s fourth season marks a plateau point for a groundbreaking original

December 24, 2017

As it has done well over its past three seasons, Black Mirror has surprised me. However this year, the surprise hasn’t come in the form of a deadly plot twist halfway through the narrative’s third act, or a realisation that comes in the form of sad ending. No, this year it was the episode that I had, […]

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We rank the episodes of Black Mirror‘s third season from worst to best

October 26, 2016

I don’t know how I managed to miss the memo, but I only realised there was a new season of Black Mirror coming perhaps two weeks before the new episodes of thrilling goodness premiered on Netflix. Like many no doubt, I’ve been hooked on Charlie Brooker‘s anthology series ever since he put Rory Kinnear‘s UK Prime Minister in a […]

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Gilmore Girls is dated, Chelsea returns and more in Netflix’s announcement bonanza

July 28, 2016

Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, today announced premiere dates for nine upcoming series that span documentary, drama and comedy. Chelsea, Lady Dynamite and Real Rob were renewed today for a second season. The Untitled Motown Project, an all new animated series for children and families from writer/director Josh Wakely, was also announced today. Other announcements include Black Mirror, […]

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Dan Trachtenberg to direct an episode of Black Mirror

May 3, 2016

In September, Netflix announced that they were going to continue UK Sci-Fi series Black Mirror and film a third season and Dan Trachtenberg, who directed 10 Cloverfield Lane, has been attached to direct an episode. Black Mirror has received a heap of praise in its role as spiritual successor to Twilight Zone. Each episode involves […]

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Netflix Announces 2016 TV Lineup

January 21, 2016

Streaming giant Netflix has unleashed a barrage of details on what to expect from it in 2016, outlining some of the new and returning series the service will make available over the next nine months. February will see the release of Judd Apatow’s contemporary romantic comedy LOVE on the 19th and the rebooted sitcom Fuller House on the […]

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Mad Men’s Jon Hamm joins the cast of Black Mirror for 2014 Christmas Special.

September 30, 2014

For those fans of the excellent British television series Black Mirror, exciting news has emerged surrounding any new episodes! The show, which has earned acclaim for its standalone drama format, with its modern Twilight Zone bent, has had a Christmas Special commissioned due to be broadcast on UK free-to-air station, Channel 4. The feature length special is described […]

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The Iris’ 13 Best TV Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013

We asked the contributors of The Iris to tell us their favourite shows of 2013, and here now are the top thirteen they voted! Only three new series make the list, with the other ten proving that the best only get better as the seasons continue… 13. Person of Interest – CBS, USA This continues […]

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TV Review: Black Mirror – Series 2 (UK, 2013)

October 30, 2013

Three disconnected episodes make up this incredibly visceral short series, created by the incredibly talented and thought-provoking Charlie Brooker. The series has been described by some as a tragicomedy, and while it does have hints of sharp, witty humour throughout, the show is much more bone-chilling than anything else. A pervasive theme throughout the series […]

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