Black Mir­ror

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Char­lie Brooker’s an­thol­ogy se­ries Black Mir­ror may have only done seven episodes but al­most all of them have had at least one gut­punch mo­ment: from the sight of Bri­tain’s Prime Min­is­ter be­ing black­mailed into boff­ing a pig in “The Na­tional An­them” to last Christ­mas’s trans­for­ma­tion of that Wiz­zard song into pure, drip­ping hor­ror. Bit­ing, caus­tic, down­right vi­cious – and of­ten very funny – this is The Twi­light Zone on ke­tamine.

Black Mir­ror’s can­di­dates are a lovely bunch…

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