You know me. I don’t do many reviews of season premieres. Here’s the thing. I was pretty much sure that the story being told by Westworld during seasons one and two was over. I couldn’t imagine that there was anywhere else the story could go, really. My imagination is limited. If nothing else, this premiere […]Read more "Westworld: Season 3 Premiere “Parce Domine” — a review"
I’m going to blame a Charlie Brooker-style technology glitch on my review of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, which I referred to in the body of the text as “Dark Mirror” for, I don’t know, six or seven times. Too many times to laugh it off as a typo, at any rate. You won’t see my gaff […]Read more "Black Mirror: Season 5 — a review"
I was pissed off, in the American sense of the word “pissed,” meaning angry, when Bandersnatch aired. I thought that a new series of Black Mirror was coming out, and I had been looking forward to it. Instead, we got a “Black Mirror presents . . .” movie, and that wasn’t what I wanted. Then, […]Read more "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch — a review"
I began watching Black Mirror last year, catching up on the three BBC series before watching the first Netflix-produced season. I just finished watching Season 4 on Netflix, and I have to say that the show hasn’t lost a step. In fact, it may even be getting better. Black Mirror is a Twilight Zone-esque anthology […]Read more "Black Mirror: Season 4 — a review"
How would you explain the television series Black Mirror to someone who has never watched an episode? I would compare it to the classic Rod Serling show, The Twilight Zone. That series was a reflection of its times. Throughout the run of the show, certain themes were dominant. The Cold War and […]Read more "The Mirror Crack’d (a review of Black Mirror)"