Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th

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by Floex » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:08 am

Superfurryfox64 wrote:Just realised I watched them in reverse order but no matter, liked the VR one, bored to death of the social media one and thought the Miley Cyrus one was quite good... problem is none of them felt like black Mirror... I want twist strawberry floated up endings with young children getting murdered then a guinea pig catching the killer, I want people to suffer an eternity living In exile listening to terrible Christmas songs, and finding out the main star is a paedo... that’s Black Mirror, nearly always strawberry floated up


I think that’s a bit unfair to say. Yes, that is a big part of Black Mirror but isn’t what it’s about. Take San Junipero, not shocking in the slightest but probably one of the greatest episodes.

I’ve only seen the VR episode but strawberry floating your mate in VR while your wife persuses her sexual fantasies isn’t exactly on the tame side :slol:

Enjoyed that episode too. Also Pom :datass:

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by Minty14 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:48 am

I actually liked Smithereens far more than the other 2. I think I connect more with the episodes based in Britain. However, that one felt the least like a Black Mirror episode to me, it was just a decent hour of drama Television.

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by satriales » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:03 am

Only watched the Miley Cyrus one so far but I enjoyed it.
Could probably have done with losing 10 minutes from the first half, but otherwise was a very solid episode. Perhaps I had already lowered my expectations going in after hearing lots of negative reviews.

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by Superfurryfox64 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:26 pm

Floex wrote:
Superfurryfox64 wrote:Just realised I watched them in reverse order but no matter, liked the VR one, bored to death of the social media one and thought the Miley Cyrus one was quite good... problem is none of them felt like black Mirror... I want twist strawberry floated up endings with young children getting murdered then a guinea pig catching the killer, I want people to suffer an eternity living In exile listening to terrible Christmas songs, and finding out the main star is a paedo... that’s Black Mirror, nearly always strawberry floated up


I think that’s a bit unfair to say. Yes, that is a big part of Black Mirror but isn’t what it’s about. Take San Junipero, not shocking in the slightest but probably one of the greatest episodes.

I’ve only seen the VR episode but strawberry floating your mate in VR while your wife persuses her sexual fantasies isn’t exactly on the tame side :slol:

Enjoyed that episode too. Also Pom :datass:


Yeah but the non shocking episodes with happy endings like San Junipero and Hang the DJ were rare but both great

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by mcjihge2 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:42 pm

Ive seen the first two of S5.

Fighting vipers had that initial shock, but then it was just boring filler. The hour show could have been 25min.
Smithereen was much better. Intriguing and drew me in, with some good development, sentiment and commentary on the power of social media. Its a shame we didnt get some kind of pay off for the girls suicide - i was expecting some kind of clever full circle twist.. This is what i expect off Black mirror.
Not seen the Miley Cyrus one yet.

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by Floex » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:07 pm

That Miley Cyrus ep must be one of the worst ones yet. I was feeling it then it went off a cliff by the end.

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by Errkal » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:15 pm

Really dull series, and the Miley Cyrus one was especially gooseberry fool, quite like the song though.

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by Drumstick » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:45 am

I've just remembered I never watched 5x02. :o

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PostRe: Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror | Netflix | 3 New Eps June 5th
by Moggy » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:14 am

The first episode was the most “Black Mirror”, episode 2 was the best of the new episodes and episode 3 felt a little out of place. I didn’t hate any of them, but they were not up to the usual quality.


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