San Junipero: On Seeing Yourself, Loving Someone Else, and Letting Go

An exhale. That is what the inexplicable fourth episode of Black Mirror’s third season starts with, released dreamily as the heady rush of an ocean at night cascades into view. In its waves, there are reflections of a coastal town, drenched in neon and darkness. The concentration of lights almost looks like colored stars from…

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REVIEW: “Doesn’t Quite Reach The Previous Levels Of Creativity” – ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 (2019)

★ ★ ★ “Strong, affecting concepts give way for repetition and mostly confusing tones”. Contains spoilers for Season 3 of Black Mirror. The problem with making another season of social thriller Black Mirror was always going to be that the first twenty episodes are so brilliant. How do you follow up the terrifying ingenuity of…

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