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#1 Big_T

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Posted 03 November 2016 - 06:11 PM

Started watching these episode like a week ago.

The episodes are each separate stories. Some are more thought provoking or cringe worthy than others.

 



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Posted 04 November 2016 - 03:23 AM

I would advise anyone who hasn't done so (possibly the yanks on here), to watch the first two seasons as well. Brooker is an absolute genius when it comes to these near future fables.


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Posted 05 November 2016 - 04:07 PM

Just seen episode four of the new season is filmed in my town. I've done ecstasy in the top of the car park he cycled up lmao.

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Posted 11 December 2016 - 12:17 AM

It can be a difficult show to watch, but very good. Difficult in that it pushes you pass your comfort level. It kinda feels like Outer Limits, except a more modernized version that deals more with the technology and sociological issues we see today. 

 

I recommend it...but it is a hard show to watch at time when it hits close to home.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 01:09 AM

I adore Black Mirror. <3 I'm not quite sure what some of you are talking about with it making you uncomfortable (unless you're talking about The National Anthem of course. That was a bad day for the prime minister...). I thought it was just good writing for darker subjects. I especially like how they focus more on the psychology of the characters more than anything else in the show. It's always interesting to watch.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 08:18 AM

It's uncomfortable to watch because nearly every episode is either horribly awkward, creepy as hell, or frighteningly possible.

It is also well written and casted enough to make you feel for the poor bastards.

Empathy is a hell of a drug.


It is perfectly acceptable to fear and admire a being you could not possibly understand.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 08:22 AM

Empathy is a hell of a drug.

 

That's why you don't do drugs, kids.

 

Btw what's your favourite episode? If you have a favourite episode that is.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 12:40 PM

Mine is definitely Men Against Fire. We watched it in philosophy when talking about frames.


Shit fucked me up for a few days.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 12:42 PM

Some are definitely better than others, but a favourite is hard to pick.

They all have their draws.

 

I like Be Right Back quite a lot, even though it is emotionally draining.

The Entire History of You is another good one, less draining but it makes you think more.


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Posted 24 March 2017 - 05:05 PM

I like Be Right Back quite a lot, even though it is emotionally draining.

The Entire History of You is another good one, less draining but it makes you think more.

 

Be Right Back had me blubbering on the floor like a little baby. Playtest and San Junipero had me crying as well. goddamn good writing making me feel things

 

My favourites would have to be White Bear and Shut Up and Dance. All the episodes are really good (White Christmas is a close candidate for a favourite) but those two episodes really stand out to me.


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