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Black Mirror: Season 1 (2011)

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A suspenseful three-part series that taps into the collective unease about our modern world.

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: Dec 4, 2011
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Cast

Rory Kinnear
as PM Michael Callow
Lydia Wilson
as Princess Susannah
Anna Wilson-Jones
as Jane Callow
Rupert Everett
as Judge Hope
Donald Sumpter
as Julian Hereford
Julia Davis
as Judge Charity
Lindsay Duncan
as Alex Cairns
Ashley Thomas
as Judge Wraith
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Critic Reviews for Black Mirror: Season 1

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (6)

However you view it, this three-part series is thought-provoking and very well written, with its final episode, The Entire History Of You, a heart-breaking triumph.

November 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

The stories set archetypal human dilemmas-death, identity, fidelity-within an entirely new context, which is exactly how we are living them.

September 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Ingeniously cast, with suspenseful and often complicated plots, the episodes vary in tone from horrific to comic, but most share certain themes.

March 28, 2017 | Full Review…
The New York Review of Books

Brooker's stories are novel enough to draw us in, yet familiar enough to become a warped reflection of ourselves and our culture.

March 14, 2015 | Full Review…
Seattle Weekly

For all the show's inventive storytelling, its true provocation is its righteous outrage, which shares something with Mike White's whistle-blower series Enlightened, although it's overlaid with a dark filter.

January 7, 2015 | Full Review…
New Yorker
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Black Mirror offers a mature Twilight Zone-like viewing experience that is both entertaining and disturbingly captivating.

December 23, 2014 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Black Mirror: Season 1

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Each segment on this first season is the perfect blend of satire, grimness and mirror to our society. All very different but all very close to how we live and interact recently.

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Francisco Godinho

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Chris Browning
Chris Browning

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