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Charlie Brooker Promises He Won't Pull a 'Game of Thrones' on Us

We spoke to Brooker and co-showrunner Annabel Jones about moving beyond caring about jumping the shark, with Black Mirror season 5.
Sam Wolfson
Obsessive Tendencies

How Queer Stories Onscreen Breathe New Life into Old Songs

'Call Me By Your Name,' 'Moonlight' and 'Black Mirror' have transformed classic songs, giving us a fresh wave of LGBTQ anthems.
Daisy Jones
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How Far Off Are We from the Digital Clones of 'Black Mirror'?

The Charlie Brooker series has returned to one fear more than any other: that digital clones could be tortured for eternity.
Oscar Rickett

Charlie Brooker Discusses the 'Arkangel' Episode of 'Black Mirror'

"Hopefully people who are parents will go, 'Oh, that's me.'"
Sam Wolfson

Every Easter Egg Hidden in Season Four of 'Black Mirror'

A comprehensive account of the references and inside jokes from the new season.
Beckett Mufson
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Charlie Brooker Talks to Us about 'USS Callister'

In season four, 'Black Mirror' makes its first trip into space.
Sam Wolfson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 'Black Mirror' Trailer About a Robot Dog Is the Scariest One Yet

Check out the latest trailer from the upcoming season featuring a nightmare version of MIT's robot cheetah that may or may not have opposable thumbs.
VICE Staff

Private Memories Don't Exist in This New 'Black Mirror' Teaser

The "Crocodile" trailer is the latest look at what horrors are to come in the upcoming fourth season.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Breaking Down the Cryptic New 'Black Mirror' Teaser

Netflix just released the cast, directors and episode names for the new season, along with a spooky look at what's to come.
Drew Schwartz

What Binge-Watching All of Charlie Brooker's Yearly Wipes Taught Me About 2016

I wanted to know if 2016 was the worst year ever, so I binge-watched the last seven years.
Mike Pearl

Black Mirror’s Production Designer on Crafting Season 3’s Warped Realities

Talking augmented reality and easter eggs with Painting Practice, the creative team that built every set and created all of the graphics in 'Black Mirror.'
DJ Pangburn
Longreads Or Whatever

Paradise Rebooted: Unpacking the Role of Music in Charlie Brooker's 'San Junipero'

How trashy pop music and visceral nostalgia helped define the era, environment, and atmosphere of 2016's greatest love story.
Emma Garland